What is Gaslighting? Definition, warning signs and how to deal with it

What is Gaslighting?  Definition, warning signs and how to deal with it

The American online dictionary Merriam-Webster has declared “gaslighting” as the word of the year in 2022, ahead of “oligarch” and “omicron”. The word has been trending throughout 2022 and was searched daily in Webster’s online dictionary. Whether it’s on Twitter, Hollywood movies, or the infamous “trial of the century” involving Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, … Read more

Spying on screen | Apollo Magazine

Spying on screen |  Apollo Magazine

From the December 2022 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. In ‘Top Secret’, the Cinémathèque française’s show on espionage and cinema (until May 21, 2023), I feel as if I have stepped into a scene from The conversation (1974), with the soundtrack rising to an awkward level. Reverberating throughout the space is a drone-like … Read more

She Said: Why It’s Too Soon For A #MeToo Movie

She Said: Why It’s Too Soon For A #MeToo Movie

The message that Hollywood sent after #MeToo and #TimesUp was that it was no longer standing up for abuse and violence within the industry. The actors wore pins at award ceremonies, spoke out against a now jailed Harvey Weinstein, Y made big gestures how they would speak for women. However, when you look at Hollywood, … Read more

Ballast Rock Group forms Ballast Rock Private Wealth to provide financial advice to high net worth individuals with a focus on alternative investments

Ballast Rock Group forms Ballast Rock Private Wealth to provide financial advice to high net worth individuals with a focus on alternative investments

Ballast Rock Group will reorganize internally to create separate asset management and brokerage divisions to support its private equity, real estate and venture capital offerings. Charleston, South Carolina –News Direct– Ballast Rock Group, the diversified investment management firm, today announced the formation of Ballast Rock Private Wealth, an independently managed registered investment adviser, to provide … Read more

Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Musical Fisherman’s Friends rides a bizarre wave of sea-shanty popularity

Jason Langley, James Gaddas and Company perform in Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical.PAMELA RAITH/Mirvish in his book Ballads and Marine Songs of Nova Scotia, W. Roy MacKenzie described sea shanties as an “outdated ritual”. That was in 1909. But now the saltwater kind of song is back. Thanks to a lonely Scotsman who sparked a social … Read more