Aokigahara Forest and Beyond

Social media influencers play a massive role in mental health advocacy, and over the years we have seen many influencers successfully promote healthy and open dialogues pertaining to mental health. Mental health and the way we as individuals approach it is very important, and if we do so in the wrong manner, we risk hurting […]

A Dark Spectre Over Korean Entertainment

Disclaimer: This content of this article includes mentions of bullying, suicide, and suicide attempts.    The Korean entertainment industry is a cultural phenomenon. In no other nation’s respective industry have I witnessed such an intricate and symbiotic relationship between actors, comedians, performers, and musicians. The most prominent form of televised entertainment in South Korea, the […]

“No ranch to roam inside my room” : CMAT chats with Motley

This interview contains so much swearing that the AI transcriber cited the word “fucking” as the main supporting point – be warned. Alana Daly Mulligan talks music style and substance with self-proclaimed “global superstar”, and recognised legend CMAT.    As CMAT prepared to swan through the musical saloon doors in March last year, the pandemic […]

Movies That Saved My Life

Cinema offers a particular comfort for anybody seeking to escape from the troubles of reality. Trips into the many different stories and worlds that movies offer often carry with them a sense of nostalgia that audiences attach themselves to, often for life. We’ve all spent a rainy evening curled up with a comfort film and […]

Music in the Time of COVID: An Interview with JJ Lee

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Molly Kavanagh, talks to Cork-based musician and producer, JJ Lee, about the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on the live music and entertainment industry.    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen, with no identifiable end in sight, many of us have been forced to place our lives and careers on hold as we […]

Dead Space: Brutal & Bloody Brilliance

I have always wondered what it is about horror games that keep making me come back to their glorious offerings. Is it the brutal guts and gore that is present in many of the games? Or is it the tense, creepy atmosphere that can render one frozen in an unforgiving grasp? That question was answered […]