Oktoberfest – The Real Happiest Place on Earth

  Attending the annual Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich had always been a bucket-list item. It had been built up to mythical status by so many TV and movie tropes. The endless-flowing, glorious tasting beer in colossal steins, served by buxom waitresses. Everyone clad in authentic German Lederhosen, smiling and dancing. Delectable Bavarian ox, Sauerkraut, Pretzels and… Continue reading Oktoberfest – The Real Happiest Place on Earth

Preying on Fear – The twisted genius of the Planet Fitness marketing campaign

Odds are you’ve probably never heard of Planet Fitness. It’s an American gym chain that does things a little differently to its competitors. Instead of boasting about its wide range of facilities or top of the line equipment, it targets the demographic that may have never even stepped foot in a gym before or those… Continue reading Preying on Fear – The twisted genius of the Planet Fitness marketing campaign

The Best Movies and TV Series of 2017

*WARNING! SMALL SPOILERS AHEAD!* 2017 was an incredible year for both the big screen and the small screen. Yes, there were some disappointments (namely Justice League and The Defenders), that I had previously had high hopes for, but overall the quality was outstanding. Here’s what I considered to be the crème de le crème of TV… Continue reading The Best Movies and TV Series of 2017

3 more insane matches that prove that pro wrestlers are the toughest mother*ckers on earth

In a previous blog post, I highlighted 3 pro wrestling matches that showcased the brute determination of pro wrestlers to finish a match, regardless of concussions, broken bones, or even their eyeballs popping out of their skull. That post only scraped the surface however, and there’s plenty more awe-inspiring examples of wrestlers refusing to stop… Continue reading 3 more insane matches that prove that pro wrestlers are the toughest mother*ckers on earth

What men today can learn from comic book heroes

Hurting? Just laugh it off – Deadpool Deadpool can survive just about everything, including but not limited to; loss of limbs, incineration and having his head pulverised by the Hulk. Each of these excruciating injuries is usually accompanied by a witty quip. My generation (I hate to use the buzz word millennials) has a reputation for growing up… Continue reading What men today can learn from comic book heroes