Category: Artistic Freedom

The internet must never be a safe space

In this article for Spiked Online, I discuss the case of Gregory Alan Elliott, a Toronto artist who fell foul of a mob of Twitter Feminists. The internet must never be the “safe space” they want, because it is clear...

/ November 28, 2015

Snow White and the PC brigade

After a production team at a theatre announce they are to ban all references to “Dwarfs” in a rendering of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, I challenge the new culture of language policing and offence seeking. Read more at Spiked...

/ October 7, 2015

Game of Thrones in nasty scene shocker

Producers of the TV Series “Game of Thrones” came under fire after depicting a scene in which Sansa Stark is raped. In this short article, I question why it appears to now be taboo to depict violence against women in fiction...

/ October 7, 2015

Videogames don’t make you violent – or sexist

Over the past year, there has been a lot of controversy about alleged sexism in the Gaming Industry and Culture. In my début article for Spiked Online, I put forward the argument that Gaming does not have a sexism problem, and that those...

/ October 7, 2015