Baloney: Jem and the Holograms. Photograph:  Universal

As a film critic, I am expected to pretend familiarity with all source material from Car 54, Where Are You? to Nikolai Gogol’s Dead Souls. Is there a(...)

Terry Wogan during his final breakfast show on BBC Radio 2. Photograph: BBC

Among the many stories written about Terry Wogan after his death last weekend, one popular vignette seemed particularly telling. When the UK radio r(...)

Generation Foundation: “Those we feature are pushing the boundaries to their limit, trying to create a look which is unique, shocking, utterly perfect or all three.”

In more proof that what is popular on YouTube will infiltrate television eventually, Channel 4 has commissioned a pilot show on the world of make-up f(...)

Martin’s Life capitalised on generational misunderstandings on everything from Skinny Jeans to Game of Thrones, Skyping the Sister and the Rugby World Cup.

He came to prominence with his wickedly funny take on the marriage equality referendum but now the creator of Martin’s Life has been honoured for his (...)

Alan Cox: ‘Some sites resemble a Las Vegas strip, they’re so cluttered with ads.’ photograph: conor mccabe

What should the Irish media and marketing industry do next? Micropayments for news articles, shorter online video ads and a more modern way of measuri(...)

Song of the Deep: action-adventure game

Video game retailer GameStop has long been the middleman but has now branched out to become the publisher for a new title from Insomniac Games, the st(...)

Last week, Galloway said that, “Defeat in this case would have been financially ruinous to me which is of course what the corporations count on in such cases. They have limitless resources not least because they pay almost no taxes.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

George Galloway’s legal victory in Belfast last week is a welcome if limited check on the power of multinational internet businesses such as Google. T(...)

A screengrab from Michael Healy-Rae’s election song ‘Make the Diff’. Photograph: Michael Healy-Rae/Youtube

Independent TD for South Kerry Michael Healy-Rae has released quite a catchy 2016 election song entitled Make The Diff, encouraging people to vote for(...)

A statement from Adele’s spokesman said the singer has not authorised her music for use in any political campaign. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Files

British singer Adele made clear on Monday that she has not given permission for anyone to use her music for political campaigns. Adele’s spokesman is(...)

Some academics fret that the digitisation of information means research skills are being lost. Photograph: Thinkstock

Whether in a preschool or in a university computer lab, technology is rapidly transforming the way teaching and learning takes place. A baffling ar(...)