Humor

greta

Why I support Greta Thunberg in her fight against COVID-19

May 14, 2020 3:35 pm

As soon as the crisis is over, we can get back to wrecking the planet. I can’t wait

covid college

Welcome to COVID College

May 14, 2020 12:17 pm

Corona bursts education’s business bubble

new normal

The ‘new normal’ in a time of coronavirus

May 13, 2020 4:22 pm

With virtual reality we can not only visit London, New York and Paris, but make them better

covid

COVID-19: the bluffer’s guide

May 12, 2020 11:28 am

‘That’s the viral test. I’m talking about the antibody test’

internet

I survived a 20-minute internet outage during lockdown

May 7, 2020 6:35 am

What if it never works again? What if our infrastructure is finally collapsing? What if this is it?

myself

It’s gonna be a long day with myself

May 5, 2020 12:44 pm

Why am I so hungry? Oh because it’s noon and I’ve been on Twitter for four hours

commuting

Is this the end of commuting?

April 30, 2020 3:25 pm

The ability to travel within your own mind seems to be a great gift — instead we disparage it with terms such as ‘couch potato’

meghan biography

An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming Meghan Markle biography

April 27, 2020 2:03 pm

As unearthed by Lisa Graves

wood memes

Memes, marvelous memes

April 15, 2020 1:21 pm

Where would we be without this guy?

twitter women

How to be a woman on Twitter

April 13, 2020 3:47 pm

The constant search for validation on the internet brings out the worst in us

dark humor

Throughout history, dark humor has helped us cope in a crisis

April 9, 2020 11:44 am

There’s power in laughing in the face of fear

marriages dog

A tale of three dogs

April 3, 2020 3:11 pm

Like a star of the country & western stage, I write because my wife left me and took my dog

coronavirus diary

A writer’s coronavirus diary

April 2, 2020 1:36 pm

Imagine if you could date coronavirus itself. It seems exotic. Enigmatic. Worldly and cosmopolitan

madonna

Forget doctors and nurses, Madonna is the true hero of this pandemic

March 27, 2020 2:47 pm

It’s times like this when you realize just how valuable celebrities are

coronavirus screenplay

How to write the Great Coronavirus Screenplay

March 27, 2020 2:21 pm

‘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’

veep

Joe Biden’s picks for the first female Veep

March 26, 2020 1:13 pm

Cockburn noticed a small piece of paper by Biden’s elbow on his livestream yesterday — a list of names, written in a shaky hand

exes

Why aren’t my exes texting me during quarantine?

March 24, 2020 1:35 pm

It appears love in the time of coronavirus isn’t my story

distance trump

We need to verbally distance ourselves from Trump

March 22, 2020 11:55 am

Do NOT insert phrases like ‘China virus’ or ‘Chinese virus’ into your think-pieces

video conference

The Spectator’s guide to video conference etiquette

March 20, 2020 1:53 pm

The video call is digital Darwinism: make sure you aren’t the silenced

abortion

I fell out with my friend Chrysanthia over abortion

March 16, 2020 3:14 pm

As a transwoman, the chance of me ever being able to have an abortion in my lifetime is slim

pandemic nonbinary

Dealing with a pandemic as a nonbinary person

March 13, 2020 3:11 pm

It takes a lot more effort for someone like me to face this outbreak head-on as a genderflective cisneg agitator

impeachment

Impeachment: the verdict of history

March 10, 2020 5:09 pm

The 22nd century looks back on the last days of liberal democracy

shell

I’m every womxn

March 7, 2020 5:12 pm

Thank you, Shell, for finally doing the right thing

drunken uncle

2020, the Year of the Drunken Uncle

March 4, 2020 11:20 am

This election is going to annoy people on Twitter, and there are few callings higher than that