Reddit is a common public sphere that I use. Or rather, Reddit is a hub for a multitude of my own personal public spheres. As each subreddit focuses on one specific topic or point of interest, each forum could be considered its own miniature public sphere. This allows for people to get news about their […]

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Sad, Glad, or Bad?

When looking at a piece of art, we’ll never understand the artists true intent behind the work. We can make assumptions based on what we find in the artwork, but until we’re told what it’s supposed to mean, it’s left to our interpretation. Fascinatingly, while two individuals may come to similar conclusions about what the […]

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The Fyre Fiasco

There is something very mesmerising about fires. If you’ve ever sat around a campfire late at night, you’ll know what I mean. If you look at it long enough, you seem to fall under a sort of trance, unable to take your eyes off of them. The same could be said for Fyre Festival, the […]

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Lani’s A Blogger Now

And so it begins. Not going to lie, blogging isn’t exactly my forte. Writing down my opinions on a topic and posting to the internet doesn’t seem to hold much appeal. But I’m also not going to shy away from a challenge. I’m not going to pretend that I know what I’m doing, but I’ll […]

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Where I Get My News

My favourite source of news is probably The Philip Defranco Show (PDS) on YouTube. Created by Philip Defranco himself in 2006 and still hosted by him, the PDS is a week-daily independent show which discusses news, current events and pop culture on an international scale. A single episode can involve everything from American politics to […]

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