13 Reasons Why the Suicide Conversation Needed to Happen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JebwYGn5Z3E *SPOILERS* 13 Reasons Why has sparked an intense internet debate since it was released on Netflix at the end of March. It's the story of a teenage girl who commits suicide and leaves voice-recorded tapes behind for her peers to explain why she left and why they are to blame. Initially the television adaptation … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why the Suicide Conversation Needed to Happen

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Onions

Every online destination you visit is recorded and stored (like this). An IP address, which records your location details, directs the content you email, or otherwise transmit, to various other nodes in the internet. This occurs the same way a postal address transmits packages to a different locations in a suburb. In response to the … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Onions

I’m not a stalker

After stalking the twitter hashtags for the digital media subjects I am studying this coming semester (there was literally nothing, where's the banter at??) I hopped aboard a train of some deep-ish thought - well, as deep as a stressed, exhausted, it's-8pm-and-I've-worked-all-day, Nanna-says-I-lack-vitamin-D kind of person can go. A few days ago I had a … Continue reading I’m not a stalker

How to be a Great Shoe Store Customer (or; teach your 11-year-old to tie a fucking bow)

The first thing to ensure, as you loftily make your entrance into the store, is that the store in question is about to close. Look at the sales lady (OR MAN OR TRANS OR GOAT, #NODISCRIM) closely. Is she/he/it vacuuming? Counting the till? Trying to close the doors? But it's only 5.29 and they don't' … Continue reading How to be a Great Shoe Store Customer (or; teach your 11-year-old to tie a fucking bow)