Patrick Freyne: The Muppets are back. But why is Kermit, the straight white guy, still in charge?
- TV, Radio, Web
- July 31, 2020, 06:00
It’s been so long since there’s been an actual Muppet Show on television I’d forgotten it wasn’t just a descriptive term for our parliamentary democra(...)
Patrick Freyne: The best of TV in 2019 and what to watch this year
- January 3, 2020, 05:00
In the olden days, people worried about young people watching too much television. Now that we’re all addicted to status updates and online fascism, w(...)
From Baby Ed to gay Babadook: The web was a tonic in a dispiriting year
- December 27, 2017, 05:00
It was a year of cultural and social upheaval, a year when the internet, still reeling from the maddening meat-grinder that was 2016, looked unto the (...)
Dipping a diamanté high heel into the world of drag
- Life & Style
- October 28, 2017, 00:00
This week I went to a drag show. Drag was a vague concept to my parents, so I’ll outline the general idea here too in case you’re foggy, forgive me if(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"