Category Archive: Pop Culture

Forget whether it’s art, I don’t even know what Jonathan Jones thinks a game is

Brief background: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has acquired some videogames for its permanent collection. Jonathan Jones then wrote a response blog for The Guardian saying that videogames aren’t… Continue reading

Thoughts on Dear Esther

I am: yet what I am none cares or knows, My friends forsake me like a memory lost; I am the self-consumer of my woes, They rise and vanish in oblivious host, Like… Continue reading

The Apprentice does street art: Standout quotes

Every now and again reality television series The Apprentice makes a foray into the art world. There’s something about the the fine art industry that seems to induce a fish out of water-style… Continue reading

Reality television – or something like it…

I’m a fan of reality television. I loved it back in the early days when you could try to pass it off as having an interest in psychology and I love it today when everyone… Continue reading

Cakey Perry – a high tea to melt your popsicle

Unless you’ve been hiding under a pop culture rock you’re probably familiar with the confectionery and cake fantasy that is the music video for be-wigged and be-latexed pop star Katy Perry’s California Gurls.… Continue reading

The marriage proposals of Eurovision

I was going to write a little about the heartbeat ident they used in this year’s Eurovision but I couldn’t decide if I liked it or not so here’s a quick snapshot of… Continue reading

With Twitpics embracing the dark side, who can you trust with your pictures?

I try to keep up to date with copyright law- after all as journalist, a photographer and a blogger it has the power to significantly affect my personal and professional life. That said, it was… Continue reading

Olly Moss’s pop culture silhouettes – how many can you recognise?

Check out these fabulous pop culture silhouette images from the super-talented Olly Moss’s show at Gallery 1988. Sadly Gallery 1988 is in the US – Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles to be precise –… Continue reading

Danbo: resistance is futile (especially on Flickr)

If you’ve EVER searched for anything on Flickr chances are you’ll be familiar with Danbo. You might have had no idea what she actually is (much like me until I lost my temper… Continue reading

More hearts for album art

Inspired by Alan Martin’s album art meme I’ve decided to post my own favourite album covers. The only rule is that they have to be from albums I actually own in some capacity… Continue reading