Love Island: The Birth of A Nation

It’s the show that has swept the nation. Homes across the British Isles have been tuning in nightly to watch boys and girls (or are they men and women?) battle it out for true love. It has lead to the creation of a new language; ‘grafting’, ‘putting it on’ and ‘on paper’ are now popular…

Wonder Woman: She’s got issues…

Although Wonder Woman has been raking it in at the box office, $263.7 million so far, the film has sparked controversy around the globe on topics as far ranging as Middle Eastern politics, cinematic universe bias and of course, feminism. The revolutionary female-led superhero film has been used as a vehicle for argument across a…

SXSW 2017 Debrief

The Mc&T team took a hiatus from SXSW Interactive this year, but we watched from afar so we could update you with the best trends to come out of the festival. This year felt like a key moment was missing from the festival programme – with no new tech announced and no one ‘stealing the…

Tim Berners-Lee on ‘fake-news’

ICYMI: Tim Berners-Lee, the man who gave us the internet, has taken a long hard look at how we have been using his invention and decided that enough is enough. Sir Tim has issued a rallying cry to defeat ‘fake news’ and the political bias that is right across the web spectrum, including the inappropriate…

George Osbourne’s ‘other’ job

YWYMI (You Wish You Missed It): George, Babes! What you do? Not content with screwing our country you are now meddling with our fav newspaper. That’s right, the nation’s favourite ex-scrimper is now head honcho at the noble London Evening Standard, causing widespread incredulity amongst real journalists, politicians and the constituents of Tatton. Here are…

Shout Outs to…

Creative agency Mother for putting a massive nipple on a building outside our office. We drank milk all day, if that was the point The forthcoming and excellent Tech Off event in April, which we’ll be attending for a dose of beer, bants and battles Our friends at The Drum for opening a pub for…