The College View’s music and entertainment supplement.
YouTube is a platform that can take average people to stardom in a split second, but it is also a haven for odd and disturbing online content. Since its conception in 2005, YouTube has created celebrities like Justin Bieber, Bo Burnham and Carly Rae Jepsen; it’s no wonder people use the platform to launch their careers.
You might recall a phase that people went through where their fringes covered their eyes, eyes were caked in dark black eyeliner and they wore fingerless gloves everywhere they went. That was what we called the emo phase or subculture. Emo fashion is associated with skinny jeans, studded or sometimes spiked belts and converse.
Despite Storm Ciara battering the west coast, a crowd packed out the Town Hall Theatre in Galway braved the elements to see one of the biggest emerging Irish comedians, Tony Cantwell.The audience assembled at the bar before being called into the auditorium for the first of a line of shows titled “Pure Grá”.