The Deconstructions of Popular Music: ‘Blurred Lines’, by Robin Thicke

  The sexual autonomy of a woman is one of the central tenants of feminism, and whilst conversations surrounding rape culture are extremely important, rape may not be the most common way in which the hegemonic institutions of patriarchal society seek to control a woman’s sexual autonomy, though this is not to suggest that rape culture […]

The Midas Coffin, by Simon Quinn (aka Martin Cruz Smith): The Catholic Spy

    Martin Cruz Smith is a journalist turned crime fiction writer who is perhaps best known for his series of novels featuring Russian investigator Arkandy Renko.  Though Smith does not publish a particularily large volume of works now, there was a two-year span in 1974 and 1975 that saw the author publish eight works, […]