Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

  • 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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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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