Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our American readers out there! While you’re munching on delicious turkey and arguing with relatives you haven’t seen all year, we thought we would bring you a Thanksgiving special from way back in 1978 - a hilarious episode of classic sitcom ‘WKRP in Cincinnati’. T...

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I cannot begin to describe how much Kevin Smith’s ‘Mallrats’ means to me. It was the very first time I saw people as passionate about Malls as I was up on the big screen, and it served to cement my love for Shopping Centres and their unique culture and characters. The movie was filmed in the Eden P...

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Now, we’ve certainly seen our fair share of artists choosing Malls as a location for their music videos, especially in the 80’s and 90’s where Mall culture was at its zenith, but we have never seen an artist write a song or make a music video specifically for the opening of his or her very own...

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  • Picture it: Planet: Earth. The year: 2017.
  • “Hey Margaret, after our breakfast bacon food pill, shall we go to the Mall? I am looking for a new big toe”
  • “Sure, I’ll come along. I’ve been meaning to irrigate my colon anyway, so I can do it at the same time.”
  • “Great, so shall we use the jet-pac...

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Well, happy birthday Mr. President! A giant statue of stunning Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe has just popped up in one of China’s newest and most impressive Shopping Malls, the Dalian Central Avenue Tourist and Cultural Centre (catchy!), which opened in October this year. The statue, who’s feet...

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Now, we absolutely love the hustle and bustle of a Shopping Mall - it wouldn’t feel like a proper Mall day out without a few spurts of liveliness. This differs from the likes of an airport; we would give anything to get a look-in at the first-class lounges, massages and private tunnels. However fo...

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Singaporean Mall brand CapitaLand has just branched out with yet another Mall in China, called the Suzhou Center Mall. Almost six years in the making, it is the awesome MegaMall company’s biggest and most ambitious Centre to date. For comparison, their biggest project in Singapore, ION Orchard (na...

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I’m sure you, like me, have a soundtrack to your life - a series of songs which mark particularly memorable times throughout your existence, good or bad. Being a nostalgic beast, I can not only mark my life so far with a series of songs which mean a great deal to me, I can also mark specific songs...

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Aren’t humans just the worst? As if a horde of zombies wasn’t enough of a problem, they insist on bickering amongst themselves; invariably some idiot (no doubt out of revenge or sheer stupidity) unleash the zombies upon everyone. It’s kind of like a war film, where guns are replaced by the bra...

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Now, I don’t know exactly what it is about South African Malls - they are positively tyrannical when it comes to filming, or even taking pictures, inside them. While many Malls in other countries at best allow you to have at it and at worst sort of frown upon it; in South Africa, if you so much as...

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