Will Lloyd

Will is a contributor to The Spectator.

Music

If only Kanye’s run were serious

The legendary rapper could run a successful campaign if he commits

By Will Lloyd

Politics

You say you want a revolution?

History professors compare our present moment to 1917 Russia

By Will Lloyd

Art

The Oscars and the triumph of Social Justice Realism

Hollywood’s audiences don’t care about diversity in movies as much as people in Hollywood do

By Will Lloyd

Politics

Would Joe Biden defund the police?

It is worth giving abolitionists a hearing. It is also worth asking them questions, getting them to be specific and detailed about their stated goals

By Will Lloyd

Is the Great Woman Theory of coronavirus leadership true?

Other factors better explain which countries are totally girlbossing the virus

By Will Lloyd

Celebrities try and heal the nation by making the protests about themselves

Where were you when David Guetta cured racism?

By Will Lloyd

Politics

Trump’s hydroxychloroquine kick is a billionaire quirk

If you don’t understand, it’s because you’re not rich enough

By Will Lloyd

Politics

Is it time to bring back Steve Bannon?

Trump does love a comeback

By Will Lloyd

Art

The similarity between Charles Dickens and Armando Iannucci

The director’s new work, The Personal History of David Copperfield, is certainly brave

By Will Lloyd

Home

After the virus, the tedium

Bureaucracy will win the war on COVID-19

By Will Lloyd

Books

Why men don’t read books anymore

Lockdown has been more illustrative of the gender gap in reading than any event I can remember

By Will Lloyd

Politics

Is Bernie Sanders the Barry Goldwater of the left?

Only if his supporters trade Marx for Machiavelli

By Will Lloyd

Science & Tech

Privacy or death — the final triumph of Big Tech

Technology can be used to tell us where people are, where they’ve been and whether they have the disease

By Will Lloyd

Art

How to write the Great Coronavirus Screenplay

‘JESSICA is sitting on her Peloton bike. It’s April 2020. Rain slides down the windowpane. She hasn’t left her apartment — not even to go to Whole Foods — for almost a month’

By Will Lloyd

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