Zoe Mudd

Book banning: warnings the UK must heed

The epidemic of book banning continues to flourish across Western libraries, with 3,362 books banned in the US just last year[1]. The terrifying prevalence of this issue grows as it dominates discussions of freedom of speech and censorship in the US, disproportionately silencing authors from marginalised groups, including women, people...
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Posted Apr. 15, 2024

Why comics are literature

The long-standing debate about if comics are a serious enough literary medium to be officially designated as ‘literature’ has raged for decades, incensed by Pulitzer Prize winnings for Art Spiegelman’s Maus and Alan Moore’s Hugo Award win for Watchmen. Despite winning these prestigious awards, many in the literary sphere still...
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Posted Dec. 21, 2023

Why Victoria’s Secret will never be too inclusive

After a four-year hiatus, the infamous Victoria’s Secret fashion show graced the runway once again on 26 September 2023. This reinvented iteration of the show was released alongside a documentary, Victoria’s Secret World Tour; yet before its release, the new line-up of ‘Angels’ already garnered significant attention from many online....
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Posted Oct. 22, 2023