Tag Archives: Reality TV

Karma? Tiger King proves there’s no such thing

I’d imagine by now you’ll have either watched Tiger King or heard about it. It offers grotesque human and animal exploitation, murder plots, deceit, sabotage, confidence tricksters, mullets, vicious professional jealousy that’s obsessively creepy and pathological, an uncomfortable amount of … Continue reading

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It’s about time we asked why and how the media and reality TV demonise “scroungers”.

If you use any form of social media you may have noticed that there’s been a divisive reaction to the recent airing of a reality documentary, called ‘Benefits Street’, on Channel 4 in the UK. There have been two stock … Continue reading

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Essential Listening: Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (1970) & Paranoid (1970)

I’ve always been aware of Black Sabbath’s place in the musical canon and their importance to others, but this never tempted me to attempt any of their albums. Until recently. Why? I’m honestly not sure. Trying to restrain yourself when … Continue reading

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