Category: OP-ED

ERASING TOLKIEN: AN OPINIONERASING TOLKIEN: AN OPINION

Erasing Tolkien (borrowed from the Gamer)

Erasing Tolkien? What’s that about? Well, the showrunners and actors of Amazon Prime Video’s Rings of Power series have declared that their series is a version of Tolkien’s work that reflects modernity – “To be part of creating accessibility for generations to come. For new generations this is their version of Tolkien, this is what my daughter will see of Tolkien’s works.” That is a direct quote from actress Sophia Nomvete, who plays Disa, the wife of Dwarf king Durin.

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SOCIAL MEDIA NO MORE!SOCIAL MEDIA NO MORE!

Social Media No More!

Social media is an integral marketing tool for blogs such as ours. Or at least that’s the conventional way of approaching the issue. But the fact is, most of the platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter suppress any opportunity for our posts being viewed by our followers unless we pay them money to advertise said post.

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CRAWLING FROM THE WRECKAGECRAWLING FROM THE WRECKAGE

Pop in a time of Coronavirus

Thank you, kind visitor for reading this post about Crawling From the Wreckage. If you’re observant enough, you would notice that the last time I posted here was in April – around the time Singapore went into a partial lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I had even posted a CLOSED advisory, which reflected my depressed state of mind. It did seem to me that the pandemic signalled the final death knell of Power of Pop.

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