Post Tagged with: "1984"

Techno Parody

March 5, 2015 1:53 pm0 comments
Techno Parody

Has Apple become a parody of itself? I was recently shown a commercial from the the Superbowl Half-Time show from 1984. It was an Apple Macintosh Computers commercial depicting a harsh, cold and indoctrinated dystopian world, with everybody seemingly obeying the voice/face on the screen. In comes a colourful woman […]

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Some Are More Equal Than Others: Why Orwell Matters

February 15, 2013 6:12 pm2 comments
Some Are More Equal Than Others: Why Orwell Matters

Anyone interested in political writing who has not been listening to BBC Radio 4’s ‘George Orwell Season’ has been missing a real treat. George Orwell is one of our foremost writers – novels, essays, journalism, reportage, short stories, newspaper columns – he left behind a body of work for us to step back and […]

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UKIP and the Rotherham Injustice.

December 2, 2012 12:05 pm0 comments
UKIP and the Rotherham Injustice.

Whilst supporters of UKIP were yelling from their rooftops this week as an independence supporting foster family had their three children removed because of their political allegiance, others were left unsure what to think. The issue is much more complex than most people would care to believe, and when you […]

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The FBI, Orwell and some other things.

March 23, 2012 2:03 pm0 comments
The FBI, Orwell and some other things.

“The hate continued exactly as before, except that the target had been changed.” – Orwell Fun is fast becoming an extreme sport. It seems that although it’s not illegal just yet, if you are suspected of being in conspicuously good humour, you are going to be closely watched and at […]

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