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Self Love: A Micro Revolution

by Jendella Benson

You haven’t experienced the fullness of a Nigerian wedding if you haven’t left with at least one souvenir. These souvenirs can be anything from a dish-drainer or bottle-opener, to slightly more prestige tote bags and faux-leather covered notebooks. 845 more words


The Elephants in the Room: Microtransactions and Mindshare

Four days ago, Path of Exile hypes up the coming 3.0 expansion (due earliest in June/July) and a day later, they post information about the next Legacy League coming in a fortnight that promises nostalgia revisiting old leagues and the faint dangling hope that maybe, just maybe, one will strike it lottery rich and pop a valuable legacy item that cannot ever be obtained by normal means. 1,024 more words

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Feminist love will save men too

by Jendella Benson Follow @JENDELLA

“I hate how women think that they are doing me a favour by having sex with me,” he began. “What about me? 911 more words


The unbearable whiteness of history

by Jendella Benson  Follow @JENDELLA

Deciding that it is never too early to take the task of cultural reproduction seriously (see David Osa Amadasun’s article, … 1,040 more words


In conversation with writer and activist Sharon Dodua Otoo

by Jendella Benson Follow @jendella

“Parenting is the single most important thing I do.” This statement is the third sentence in the biography of Berlin-based activist and award-winning writer Sharon Dodua Otoo and it leapt out at me. 2,217 more words


#186: On Daemons' Roost (2016) and the Sad Decline of Jonathan Creek

Aware of my fondness for the programme itself and an impossible crime in general, people keep asking me what I thought of the recent Jonathan Creek… 1,834 more words
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