The Carole King Musical in the UK? – by Alex Woody

http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/servlet/file/store5/item260691/version1/fileservice770/260691_770_preview.jpg Photo credit: Nederlander Theaters UK Beautiful is a musical about the life of Carole King from the time of selling her first song at 16 to her post-Grammy winning Carnegie Hall concert. The musical uses music King wrote alongside her ex-husband, as well as many competitive hits from that time period. Songs like ‘The…

A Day of Cambridge – by Alex Woody

In a time when poverty swept the nation and Cambridge had no printing press or real entertainment, people would go to churches and public spaces to tell stories through word of mouth. That is what we learned today when attending a walkthrough of the King’s College chapel, which was built in the early 1500s. The…

All About Kilts (Paper #3) – by Alex Woody

  Fashion is an important staple in mass media. It decides who, what, and why we wear the outfits we wear. All over the world, big fashion names like Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Chanel, and Alexander McQueen travel through the year releasing the new outfits and styles that are ‘in’ for the time period. Normally,…

Are video games in need of a re-haul? – by Alex Woody

Video games are something I grew up playing. From American McGee’s Alice to Kingdom Hearts, I always grew up with a game in my hands. Seeing it from a media/marketing perspective, I do I agree with Phil Harris’s assertion that the video game industry does not quite know how to market their products. With a…