Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

The greatest thing about a Lifetime straight-to-television movie is getting the chance to play the ‘hey, I remember that actor!’ game. ‘Wrapped up in Christmas’ is stuffed so full of familiar faces of television past that you will think TV of yesteryear threw up over your television set. Thi...

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We recently covered the top ten typical Mall people, and that got us to thinking about the Mall stores. Malls have a whole range of stores which will surprise and delight, but without certain staples a Shopping Centre would be lost. Here is a fun list of stores which you will find in every Mall, n...

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There is something to be said about a good, hefty coffee table book. They offer lovers of any possible niche a tome loaded with glorious photographs and little snippets of information which they can absorb and unload when they find themselves in a social situation with bugger-all to say. However, on...

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We decided to do a spot of Christmas Shopping in the wonderful Festival Place Shopping Centre in Basingstoke, Hampshire and managed to get some great video of the Mall. You can check out our review here. The Mall is now ungergoing some major refurbishment and it's looking very promising, with luxu...

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The BBC have just aired their latest episode of hit comedy reality series ‘the Real Marigold on Tour’ and this time they were in Cheng-du China. Do you know what else is in Cheng-du China? A Mall whose scale has to be seen to be believed. It is the largest in the world and goes by the name of th...

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You would think that a mix of classic movies ‘Big’ and ‘Mean Girls’ would produce a fantastic movie. I mean, how could you possibly go wrong? Well, ‘The Hot Chick’ manages to go wrong; luckily in a way that makes it just about right. Don’t get me wrong, it’s nowhere near ‘Big’ or ..

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The Westfield San Francisco Centre in California, right on Union Square, has zhushed up its breathtaking central atrium with a chandelier-like upside down Christmas tree. It is truly a stunning sight, and has sparked a great deal interest, with many people heading into the Mall to see this strange...

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In recent times, Mall Santas have become a bit like clowns - these once lovable staples of popular culture have now become slightly creepy figures of derision. We now spend more time considering what kind of dysfunctional person becomes a Mall Santa in the first place rather than innocently sitting...

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Ahh, no trip to the Mall would be complete without the jarring sound of kids begging their parents for a turn on the coin-operated mechanical kiddie rides tucked away in nooks all over the Shopping Centre. They’re not quite as popular as they once were, most new Megamalls wouldn’t be caught dead...

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So, did we all survive the awesome Black Friday weekend? It seems like it was a huge success, give or take some minor glitches, with eager shoppers filling Malls to get all of the plentiful bargains. This year, things kicked off on the Thursday night; I remain in awe of the people out there who can...

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