23rd Oct2017

Culture Dump #14: Has social media turned us all into Larry David?

by Simon Bland

2017 is a weird place to live. Pretty, pretty weird. Just look at what it’s done to ace telly show Curb Your Enthusiasm. Back when it debuted in October 2000, us fresh-faced nice folk were completely different people. Larry David’s fictionalised version of Larry David was a breath of fresh air. Here was a guy […]

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24th Aug2017

Culture Dump #5: Are the Days of Drip-Fed TV Show Releases Over?

by Simon Bland

HBO aren’t having a great week. For starters, they’ve recently fallen victim to a massive hack. In something that’s becoming an increasingly regular occurrence, a group of unidentified cyber-bandits targeted the studio and made away with a whopping 1.5TB (i.e loads, to all non-techies) of data. Their haul was a good one too, including scripts […]

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