When I’m in a movie, I never know which armrest is mine, or how to go about claiming my armrest. What’s social protocol? - Dani Chances are, you had to sell a kidney in offer to afford the cinema ticket, as well as popcorn and $6 water. So you deserve that armrest. I like to show up two hours beforehand, to make sure I get it.
Whether it’s over a period of centuries, decades or days, history always seems to have a way of repeating itself. This time, it looks like the constant threat of nuclear annihilation is coming back, like it did in the Cold War.
“I liked it before it was cool!” cries the woeful hipster. Keyboard in hand, he makes his personal injustices known to the world before routinely disappearing off into the depths of obscurity.
All trends undergo change, whether it be fashion, the weather, or your tolerance to drinking tequila (please don’t bring up last weekend). Perhaps as you limply stagger onto a train after a big night out your ears pick up on a strangely familiar melody that’s drifting down the carriage. In your drunken stupor, you might ask yourself, why is this song so familiar?!?
The old saying goes it takes a lifetime to write your first album, and a year to write your second. In music, the ‘sophomore slump’ refers to the trend in which an artist’s second album fails to live up to its predecessor. But is it real or just imagined?