It’s about the jokes, not the gender

PHOTO COURTESY : SNEHA SUHAS Women in comedy is no longer a rare sight anymore. But the ratio of men compared to women is definitely higher in India. Comedy is a unique profession. A profession that does not necessarily guarantee you success. It is very easy to make someone cry, but it is a very challenging…

How to keep our FoI intact

The public needs to urge their MPs to submit substantial evidence in order to protect the Freedom of Information Act (FoI), says Director of Campaign for Freedom of Information, Maurice Frankel. Speaking to The Westminster Wire, Frankel stressed the importance of the FoI Act, which affects you in ways you might not be aware of.

Bizarre New Year’s Traditions

We all love to party during New Year’s. But we also have New Year’s traditions which we follow habitually. Traditions are a part of a human’s life, and they make a celebration more interesting. While drinking during New Year is normal in the UK, in India, drinking isn’t a tradition. Here’s a list of strange…

PM to renegotiate with EU : What do Londoners think?

Prime Minister David Cameron has been having informal discussions with various European leaders regarding Britain’s membership in the European Union. We went around Oxford Circus to find out what people think about Brexit, as Cameron restructures Britain’s relationship with the EU.

Crazy things students have spent money on

Practising frugality is an integral part of student life, especially in an expensive city like London. However, students always end up squandering money on unnecessary items and this ends up affecting their daily living expenses. A small group of Westminster students residing in Harrow Hall did a survey on what they have spent their money on…

Better than a comic book

Manga is the Japanese version of a comic, which has illustrations and is usually printed on cheap newsprint. Anybody in Japan can afford a manga. It’s as cheap as a newspaper. It is said that in Japan, if a person is done reading a manga, they leave it anywhere, and another person will pick it up to…

Bouncing Back!

The eviction of Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear was a bolt out of the blue. The show has millions of fans worldwide and his misdemeanour with BBC producer, Oisin Tymon, was not condoned. After innumerable pleas and appeals from both celebrities and fans, the BBC refused to alter their decision. But Clarkson fans can cheer…

The First Lady of Comedy

The late Joan Rivers is the first lady of comedy. She is a trail blazer for all female comedians. She became the first woman in America to host her own late-night TV show.

Adaption, the safest option on TV

Reality shows never go out of fashion. As they promise to provide more reality instead of fiction, the audience is constantly attracted. As countries differ in terms of culture, producers like to experiment and alter reality shows that adapts to the local culture. Despite the difference in culture, the concept of these TV shows seems…

Not a cartoon

Anime has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of many. It is no longer directed at a single demographic. There are popular anime in every genre, be it slice of life to dystopian fantasy, every genre has been covered by the anime world. But the question is, what makes it so popular?  

Common sights in the tube

Image via Flickr It is perfectly common for a Londoner to travel for long hours in the tube. The ‘tube’ is London’s underground transport service. It is basically an underground train, which is one of the most popular modes of transport in the city. It is one of London’s oldest and quickest transit system. This tedious journey has its…

The deadline attack

PHOTO CREDIT : FLICKR Image via https://www.flickr.com/photos/kaitobrien/5966260838/in/photolist- The assignment deadline. The most dreaded period of time in a student’s life is the day before their deadline. Just like reporters, students are equally stressed while working before the given time. As students struggle to revise their modules, and writing their 1000 word long essay, feeling exhausted and…