Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

Ah, dinosaurs. When a certain Steven Spielberg classic landed in 1993, dinosaurs truly did rule the earth. People were captured by these giant lizards, just as people were gripped by space travel in the sixties. Things came to a crescendo when the incredible Jurassic Park came out, followed in the U...

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Welcome to part four of our series on legendary Mall-based Canadian cartoon ‘6teen’, which focusses on a group of young Mall employees and Mall enthusiasts set entirely in a massive Shopping Mall. In this episode, titled ‘A Lime to Party’, Wyatt is madly in love and Jonesy gets his third (ye...

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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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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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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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Welcome to part three of our series on classic 2004 Canadian cartoon show, 6teen. The show is all about a group of teens who hang around, and work in, the massive Galleria Mall, stuffed with over 900 stores, a cinema, theme park, luscious food court and gaming arcade. Each character has their own...

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There is just something about live-action Disney TV comedies - they are bright, the actors overdo it (in the best sense possible!) and they are just great fun. One such series was ‘Kickin’ It’ - a classic Disney XD show which ran from 2011 to 2015. The series was created and produced by televi...

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I was aware of actress Zooey Deschanel previously, from film roles such as the hilarious big-screen adaption of classic Adams novel ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’, but when I saw Jim Carrey’s classic comedy ‘Yes Man’, I instantly fell in love with her quirky behaviour and piercing blue...

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‘The Big Sickie’ is the second instalment of classic Canadian Mall cartoon 6teen, based entirely in the Galleria Shopping Mall. This great episode from the first season aired on November 14th, 2004. Having all found Mall jobs, the gang all come to the same conclusion - work sucks! Well, all but...

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Sitcom ‘Roseanne’ first appeared on television screens in 1988 and was a pioneer in the slice-of-life sitcom genre, along with the likes of ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Mad About you’. This classic series had none of the bright colours and eternal happiness seen in most sitcoms up to this point - Ros...

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