The idea that Valentine’s day has become a capitalist ritual of perverse consumerism is not a novel one, we’ve known about its evils for years. But less is know about how this came to pass. When exactly did Valentine’s day turn from a day of Catholic celebration into a day of stress and anxiety for […]
Liam Neeson has been promoting his new movie Cold Pursuit (think Taken but it’s snowing). But, while speaking to The Independent he told an anecdote about how he once spent a week intent on killing a black person. This provoked varied responses from understandable outrage to praise for his honesty. In this episode of Hot Buzz What’s Hot […]
Algorithms are everywhere. They suggest what to buy on Amazon, what memes to look at on Facebook, and probably suggested this video to you on Youtube. But they also do far more serious things like identifying people via facial recognition, helping companies hire and fire, and even deciding if people should be released on bail. […]
That women (much to their chagrin) have forever been ‘attacked’ and body shamed by unrealistic stereotypes and expectations of beauty in tv, movies, adverts, glossies is no secret. So have we truly come of age with men’s recent outcry and outrage, courtesy the recent Gillete advert? What’s the brouhaha all about? What’s Hot London?’s Calum […]
The winter lights at Canary Wharf may just give Londoners a reason to step out in this frosty weather. Light installations with themes of conservation from 20 artists illuminate the east of Thames . On until the 26th of January, the winter lights are a delightful watch.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch took the internet by storm this winter, but many felt like it let them down. On Telly Hot, Calum takes you through how creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones could have used the choose-your-own-adventure style to create something a bit more ‘Black Mirror’.
Colette is a biopic about the famous French author Colette starring Kiera Knightley and Dominic West. It’s a powerful film about identity and self-discovery with an important message. After the success of other period pieces like The Favourite, audiences will be flocking to this but is ‘Colette’ the film they’re expecting to see? Is it […]
Would you ride on a London tube with no trousers on? Our video journalist P. Calum just did! Held on the second Sunday of January every year, find out what the experience of travelling without your pants is like.
2018 was a mammoth year for gaming, from the release of ‘God of War’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ to the breakout success of ‘PUPG’ and ‘Fortnite’. But as 2019 rolls around, it’s time to take a look at the new games . From long-awaited sequels to brand new titles from seasoned designers, there are loads […]