Pop Culture

This is where you can find all my features about tv, celebrities, film, social media and anything else related to pop culture. I also have a specific section for Disability in Pop Culture

2022

Why Channel 4’s Disability & Abortion: The Hardest Choice documentary is a hard but important watch Essential Watch for Stylist, August 22

Why You Shouldn’t be so Harsh on Rob Zombie’s The Munsters Reboot for Film Stories, July 22

Meet the Disabled Influencers Challenging Ableism and Stereotypes for The Daily Mirror, July 22

Twitter Means Too Much to Disabled People to Abandon for The Spill, May 22

Cerrie Burnell on Why Everyone Deserves to See Themselves in Fairytales for The Unwritten, May 22

Ghosts: Celebrating a British Comedy Breakout Success for Whynow, February 22

How Pam And Tommy Exploits Pamela Anderson All Over Again for Whynow, February 22

2021

Kissing is More Than Just Sexual: Why I Don’t Think it Should be Banned on Too Hot to Handle for Killing Kittens, September 21

How To Watch The Tokyo Paralympics – And How Not To, Please for Huffpost UK, August 21

Why the Channel 4 Paralympics Advertising is Angering Disabled People for The Unwritten, August 21

Is the British TV industry finally facing its #MeToo moment? for The Flock, July 21

Britney’s account of forced contraception is all too real for disabled people for The Flock, June 21

Adena El-Amin, The Bold Type – 50 best LGBTQ+ TV characters since the Stonewall riots for Digital Spy digital magazine, June 21

Glow Up season 3 is a groundbreaking piece of telly – here’s why for Digital Spy, April 21

Line of Duty’s treatment of Terry shows how common ableism is for Metro UK, April 21

Actor James Moore on Why Adults with Cerebral Palsy are “Second Class Citizens” for The Unwritten, March 21

‘I’m Not Here For The Warm and Fuzzies’: The UK Stars Of Disability TikTok for Huffpost January 21

Ruth Madeley’s appearance on Celebrity Best Home Cook fills a major gap in disabled visibility for Digital Spy, January 21

BBC documentary Silenced: The Hidden Story of Disabled Britain uncovers how disabled people were shut out of society for decades for Stylist, January 21

2020

Until TV starts showing chronic pain accurately, I fear people will think I’m faking it for Metro UK, October 20

The Dark Side of a Decade of Instagram for Metro, October 20

Lockdown has spawned a boom in controversial selling schemes for Metro UK, September 20

J.K. Rowling’s Attack on the Trans Community Was Deplorable, but So Was Glorifying Her Abuser for WMC Fbomb, June 20

JK Rowling Doesn’t Speak for Abuse Survivors for HuffPost, June 20

365 Days on Netflix is a deeply problematic – and worse – 50 Shades clone for Digital Spy, June 20

As A Recovering Alcoholic I Found Watching Love Is Blind Uncomfortable for Metro UK, March 20

Doctor Who Has Always Been Political for Digital Spy, January 20

2019

What Queer Eye Got Wrong About Disability for Folks at Pillpack August 19

Even In Game Of Thrones’ Fantasy World Disabled People Aren’t Good Enough for Metro UK,  May 19

British Soaps Are Paving The Way For Disability Representation for Metro UK, January 19

Why Cast Bryan Cranston As A Quadriplegic Man When Disabled Actors Are Queuing Up For Roles? for Metro UK, January 19

2018 and Earlier

Doctor Who’s dyspraxic character Ryan marks the first time I’ve seen my disability represented properly on TV for iNews, October 18

Why a Female Doctor Really Matters to Young Girls for Metro UK, July 17

Why Are Men Suddenly Driving The Handmaid’s Tale? for Metro UK, July 17

Why Remus Lupin Is My Chronic Illness Hero for Hello Giggles, March ’16

What Selena Gomez Taught Me About My Chronic Illness for Hello Giggles, November 15