Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

The Mall of Switzerland, located in Ebikon (canton Lucerne) and the second largest in the country, has just begun celebrating its opening ‘day’, which is running from Wednesday to this coming Saturday. The stunning new Mall had a fantastic first day which, apart from a less-than-minor glitch w...

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American Dad, an animated sitcom, features father Stan, his wife Francine and their two kids Steve and Hayley. The family lives in a mid-sized town called Langley Falls. Like any other American town, they have their local Mall called, imaginatively, Langley Falls Mall. However, there is one slight i...

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The Mall food court is an often derided institution. While others scoff (more often because they feel it’s the cool thing to do rather than from any true experience) at the thought of having a smorgasbord of delicious staples - pizza, sushi, burritos, burgers, fried chicken, crispy beef - in one c...

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What in the name of love is going on here? Well, I’ll tell you - it has just been revealed that U2 frontman Bono owns a Lithuanian Shopping Mall. You know I believe it. In between staring at the sun and sucking on his thumb, the rock god has found time to purchase the Aušra Centre in Utena. The sw...

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Mila Kunis has been doing the rounds promoting her latest film ‘Bad Moms Christmas’, which will likely be the big festive hit this year. Just as the Mall is linked to Christmas for most people as they head out to buy presents and seasonal supplies, a large chunk of the film takes place in a Mall...

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Everyone of a certain age remembers that famous scene in ‘Big’, where Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia are in a toy store and play ‘Heart and Soul’ on the giant piano keys on the floor. Every kid at some point has wished they were Josh Baskin, a young boy trapped in a grown-up body, during the 80...

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Yes, the title is as long and convoluted as the game’s storyline - we would expect nothing less from a classic Atlus Japanese roleplaying game. Tokyo based Atlus, now owned by Sega, has been around since the late eighties and has become royalty in the gaming world - they consistently release games...

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You’re wandering around a Mall, having a great time. You wanted to get there nice and early so you skipped breakfast and now your tummy is getting a little agitated. It’s too late for breakfast, the food court has stopped serving their breakfast goodies, and it’s too early for lunch. You do no...

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Before MTV became mired in ‘reality television’ full of vacuous, obnoxious people you would hope to never meet in real life, they released some fantastic shows and television films. Starting in the late nineties, they were responsible for movies such as 'Beavis and Butthead Do America’, ‘Zoo...

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Now, while we do remain consistently positive, we don’t live under a rock. These are certainly tough times out there for some Malls. Many of those that are struggling move to improve the Mall experience - to feature entertainment no online retailer can match. This particular Mall, however, has cho...

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