Skins

World’s Rarest Tribes Vanish Forever

Explorers stumbled upon them in the jungle, strange creatures with painted faces and wild body coverings, speaking in languages no-one could understand – but now it seems they’re gone. Yes, the tribes of London have finally left the urban jungle. Goths, Rude Boys, Skins, Punks, Mods, Rockers, Psychobillies, Hippies, E-Gen, all vanished. Me, I was […]

The Gap Between Here & There

When TV show ‘Skins’ began in 1997, it received good reviews for being a reasonably accurate portrayal of teenage problems in a drama format. Cut to 2011, when it’s airing in the US to moral outrage, with sponsor Taco Bell pulled out because – love this – some scenes did “not match with its vision” […]