‘A Fortnite To Remember: Is Gaming the New Pop Music?

With the music industry being more fragmented than ever, youth culture has focused on an industry that is arguably more unified, the gaming industry. While 2020 was a year of uncertainty, the 12 months where we saw the coronavirus was also where video gaming became the pop culture phenomenon of all time, even overtaking music. But is this really the case? While only now we’ve seen prominent musicians connecting with their fans on a more personal level via social media, this something that gamers have been doing for a long time on platforms like Twitch. Why is gaming actually the new pop music? 

Modern Action Films That Need Sequels

Modern action sequels have been in the news a lot lately. We just celebrated the 10th anniversary of ‘The Dark Knight,’ ‘The Equalizer II’ just hit theaters, and leaked video showed Keanu Reeves pulling a horseback stunt in shooting for ‘John Wick 3.’ Frankly, it’s a great thing that all of these films happened or are happening. ‘The Dark Knight’ is as good a superhero film and an action film as we’ve seen this century, ‘The Equalizer’ appears to have spawned a perfectly respectable franchise, and the ‘John Wick’ movies are resetting how we think of modern shoot-em-ups. It’s a pretty good time for the genre.

YOU CAN’T MOAN CAN YOU? – David Gedge On More Than 30 Years As Leader Of The Wedding Present

In the annals of Indie rock, David Gedge is one of the last great survivors. While other great hopes and next big things crash…