We Need Crumbs!

We Need Crumbs!

When the Colosseum was built in 70 AD, Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian Dynasty knew he had birthed something beautiful, yet so evil. Rome was in turmoil, the imperialistic kingdom feared that its own people were going to rise up and revolt against its corrupt and despotic ways. The Emperor knew that something had to […]

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We are not Angry Enough

We are not Angry Enough

We are angry, of course, we are. I mean every day comes with new records of national failure — today we are the most corrupt, tomorrow we are the country with the largest number of extremely poor people — it seems to be government’s pastime to sink us to astonishing lows. Buhari get in here! […]

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Open Confession

Open Confession

They will tell you that a kiss is a harlot’s bedchamber. That the meeting of our mouths is a sinner’s filthy prayer. That the exploration of our hands on our bodies is the devil’s excursion into the depths of hellfire. That the heat of our passion is an arsonist’s wet dream. They will tell you […]

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Top 5 Big-Screen Super Villains

Top 5 Big Screen Super VillainsTop 5 Big Screen Super Villains

Before we proceed to give you what you need, let’s banter. What makes a good villain? I’d say appearance. You want villains to sort of be judged by their covers. A villain should instill some form of dread like that Heath Ledger smile, the terror by knight, pun intended. You don’t want some needlessly gnawing […]

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The Relevance of Perspective

The Relevance of Perspective

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see – Henry David Thoreau (Walden). On 26 February 2015, ‘The dress’, a photograph posted on Tumblr, became a viral sensation when viewers disagreed on whether the colours of the item of clothing depicted were black & blue or white and gold. The world, or […]

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Thanos: Fate has a Face

The last time I bashed a Marvel movie I was hounded on WhatsApp, friends reacted like I had spewed hate speech; which is essentially defined as saying something the other person doesn’t like. People are fragile John, you should care. I was ostracized from the Marvel Universe, only to find solace in the Hall of […]

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Fela Durotoye: Young, Not Ready

Fela Durotoye: Young, Not Ready

A few months ago, I had this very extensive argument with a friend that the #NotTooYoungToRun movement is almost entirely based on identity politics and of course a tool by the political elite to keep us less stirred; little victories spark major celebrations in my country. Agreed, a thirty-five-year-old should be allowed to contest for […]

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