As Amy Kean continues her search for some of creativity's weirdest inhabitants, she talks to artist and writer stevexoh about unusual names, unexpected journeys and uncovering the secret of living.
Social media has a lot to answer for, not least the men (and it is mainly men) who champion social causes for their own benefit, and the users who pillage other people's beliefs to push their online profile. Amy Kean's had enough, and her only recourse is violence... but not that type of violence.
As Amy Kean continues to ask people what makes them mad, Charu Malhotra, Global Brand Manager for PA Consulting, gets riled up by the ongoing inability of some conferences to embrace diversity.
Continuing her celebration of all things weird and wonderful Culture Editor Amy Kean speaks to Rob Mayhew, Head of Influence at Fleishman Hillard London and a rising TikTok star, who brilliantly lampoons ad agency life and culture in his videos. They discuss seeing things differently, social media and salad cream.
In the continuation of this new series, which sees Amy Kean speaking to people about the thing that really fires up their anger, Nick Ellis gets heated about how the ad industry takes people in, chews them up then spits them right out.
Is kindness all too common? Definitely not. Is too much civic responsibility placed on a social media hashtag? Quite possibly. Via hellish hen parties and terrible travel stories Amy Kean examines why kindness needs a rethink.
In a new feature shots' Culture Editor, Amy Kean, lights a fire under some of advertising's great and good to find out what really gets them angry.
From branded kidnappings and 'agile surrealism' to 360-degree jingles and pandemic metaphor overload, our resident (and newly qualified) astrologer, Amy Kean, looks to the heavens for what lies ahead for advertising in 2022.
In the continuation of her ongoing series of interviews with 'iconic oddballs', Culture Editor Amy Kean chats with Instagram phenomenon Natalie Lee, aka Style Me Sunday. They discuss the beauty of being weird, the power of social media and the value of Lee being "unapologetically me".
A 21st century idyll where kindness and positivity prevail, or a potentially lawless landscape in which anything goes? The metaverse could be either. Or both. But, asks Amy Kean, are we ready to peer into a dark, morally skewed mirror-world that could severely impact the already fragile mental wellbeing of the planet's youth?
In the first of a new series of interviews Amy Kean celebrates the wonderful world of weird, talking to 'iconic oddballs' about their strange brains and why oddness should be elevated.
In this month's instalment of How not to... Amy Kean talks to author Alison Phipps about how mainstream feminism can do more harm than good and whether we're stuck with social media's 'cycle of outrage'.