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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State of the Nation: Going Nowhere, Slow

State of the Nation: Going Nowhere, Slow

Hello everybody, Efosa is here again; SumtinJustHappenRightNow. It’s been 6 months of hibernation for me and I have mixed feelings about my second coming. Nigeria seems to be on a time loop so we live in a constant state of déjà vu; we invent newer ways to make old mistakes. As this is my first […]

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Black Panther: Black Patronisation

Movie Review: Black Panther

First off, Black Panther is a movie, not a movement. I waited for the release date for over a year and when the pre-screening happened weeks before the premiere, many of the industry’s elite called it the best thing to happen since Jollof. Ryan Coogler (Director) and his crew seemed to had turned comic book […]

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Just Do It

Just Do It

“Watch me cut off these ungrateful people in 2018, watch me get that dream job in 2018, watch me take over the music industry in 2018…” I am rooting for you, I promise. But, maybe you should just do it and surprise us. I mean it all seems like the year is going to be […]

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TV Series 2017: The Cringe-Worthy Five

TV Series 2017: The Cringe-Worthy Five

Ever watched a movie so bad that you had to pause every five minutes to sigh in astonishment, while you try to handle the nausea working its way up your gut? If your answer is no, then you are in the right place. We are recommending these five TV series to you because you might […]

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