The Journal

November 30, 2015

In Praise of ‘Greed’: Communal Luxury and the Meaning of Christmas

By Bradley Tuck I used to hate Christmas, in many respects I still do. Of course, I almost always enjoy the occasion, but there often seems […]
November 11, 2015

Phobia-hatred: The Crusade against Dawkins and Greer and the Demonisation of Mental Illness

By Bradley Tuck There was once a time when people used to attack a bad idea for being precisely that, a bad idea. Yet the convergence of […]
August 2, 2015

The Fashion Offensive: #1. FUCK OFF

By Bradley Tuck There is something strangely beautiful and genuinely empowering about the phrase “fuck off.” Of course, it depends who is saying it. It is […]
July 2, 2015

The Abolition of Umbrellas: Cinema in the Age of Individualism (and After)

By Bradley Tuck   Imagine you are living in Boston in the year 1887. Unable to sleep, you take a rather extreme course of hypnotism. You […]