Arts

public art

The insufferable wokeness of public art

July 25, 2019 6:33 pm

Tyrannical progressives in municipal governments are inflicting their agenda on us through the medium of sculpture

fandom tourism

Instagram is ruining tourism. Could fandom save it?

July 25, 2019 4:43 pm

May we all travel for our own loves, rather than for the ‘likes’ of others

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Should a black British actor play Harriet Tubman?

July 25, 2019 10:57 am

A divisive movie for divisive times

samantha bee

Hey Samantha Bee, why don’t you drop out of your show?

July 22, 2019 4:37 pm

The comedienne is calling for anti-war progressive Marianne Williamson to pull out of the 2020 race

a$ap rocky

Trump joins the A$AP Mob

July 20, 2019 1:09 pm

A$AP Rocky needs help, so of course the celebrity-addicted president is stepping in

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stranger things

Stranger Things’s third season is self-indulgent

July 18, 2019 11:33 am

Where season one had the creeping menace of Alien, the mood here is closer to Scooby-Doo

scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson should only be allowed to play Scarlett Johansson in movies about Scarlett Johansson

July 18, 2019 10:57 am

Actors playing the parts of characters with whom they share no lived experience is nothing new

scarlett johansson

The brief bravery of Scarlett Johansson

July 15, 2019 4:00 pm

Perhaps the actress would be better off playing a tree than a person with convictions

boris

I love Boris for not firing me when I wrote a play about his sex life

July 11, 2019 4:58 pm

I doubt any other editor would have been so sanguine

aziz ansari

Aziz Ansari: Right here and wrong now

July 10, 2019 12:30 pm

Why is politically correct comedy so depressing?

tristan priskett stranger things

Tristan Priskett reviews: Stranger Things 3

July 10, 2019 11:26 am

Would it not have led to a more meaningful narrative if the ‘monster’ the Russians had brought into being was in fact climate change?

david letterman kanye

Kanye wipes the floor with David Letterman

July 6, 2019 12:51 pm

I can’t think of a single other celebrity in the world who would have had the balls to do what Kanye does in this interview

midsommar

Simon Nye on The Durrells of Corfu

July 1, 2019 1:38 pm

Most of what I know about the Durrell family comes from Nye’s television series

yesterday

Funny moments swamped by an intolerable romance

June 27, 2019 2:01 pm

Yesterday reviewed

david coverdale

David Coverdale, lead singer of Whitesnake, talks hair, love handles and ‘sexism’

June 27, 2019 1:44 pm

With his come-to-bed voice, Coverdale is the platonic ideal of what a rock star should be

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Are viewers falling out of love with the Trump presidency?

June 25, 2019 6:30 pm

Watching the Donald used to be unmissable television. What happened?

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Bob Dylan is rum and cokey

June 22, 2019 11:46 am

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese reviewed

big little lies
toy story 4

After four films, still reliably fab

June 20, 2019 3:29 pm

Toy Story 4 reviewed

motels

The poetry of motels

June 20, 2019 2:29 pm

A new book of photographs documents this fallen world that helped to usher in the sexual revolution

roberto calasso

The Unnamable Present with Roberto Calasso

June 14, 2019 5:17 pm

My guest is a peerless explorer of what he calls the modern ‘revolution in the human brain’

black mirror

Black Mirror is broken

June 13, 2019 12:40 pm

It's a Twilight Zone for Millennials

walk-off songs

The walk-off songs 2020 Democrats should be using

June 10, 2019 5:02 pm

Less Springsteen, more Britney