Satire

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

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

meghan biography

An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming Meghan Markle biography

April 27, 2020 2:03 pm

As unearthed by Lisa Graves

satire

The Spectator’s love affair with satire

April 23, 2020 12:22 pm

No one is safe from the scalpel — not even the magazine itself

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

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

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

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

drag

Intolerance is such a drag

February 29, 2020 9:58 am

What’s ‘inappropriate’ is the fact that this young girl didn’t slide even a one-dollar bill into that black drag queen’s hot pants

bloomberg staffer

Diary of a Bloomberg staffer

February 26, 2020 11:02 am

Free booze, analytics and a team leader who might be Ghislaine Maxwell

ilhan omar

Minnesota doesn’t deserve Ilhan Omar

February 23, 2020 2:18 pm

The majority of Trump-idolaters criticize Islam for not allowing women to choose who they wish to marry

debate themes

Twelve ideas for Democratic debate themes

February 20, 2020 7:06 pm

AOC is right: a themed debate would be more entertaining

Valentine’s Day

Happy Rape Culture Day

February 14, 2020 9:52 pm

Valentine’s is another patriarchal holiday meant to goad us into accepting capitalism

state

What stunts should we expect to see at future State of the Unions?

February 9, 2020 10:47 am

Five possible scenarios, each more likely than the last

literary blackface

‘Literary Blackface’ is woke as hell

February 6, 2020 12:10 am

Imagine how excited the board members of Barnes and Noble and Penguin Random House must have been when they came up with this genius idea

great american novel

How to write 2020’s Great American Novel

February 5, 2020 5:05 pm

Or, the Manic Pixie Inclusive Totally Woke Dream Manuscript

speed-dating

Speed-dating in Portland with Godfrey Elfwick

February 2, 2020 1:28 pm

If you have a ‘type’ when it comes to matters of the heart, then your narrow-mindedness sickens me

amazon

Amazon Prime should be protected by the War Powers Act

January 31, 2020 9:23 am

Congress should protect the American people, our streams of commerce and two-day free shipping

alastair stewart

Alastair Stewart canceled himself

January 30, 2020 5:13 am

This is the age of Brexit and Trump, and racism and bigotry lurks around every corner, even when it doesn’t actually exist

joe biden transgender

Transgender Monthly’s exclusive Joe Biden sit-down

January 26, 2020 12:16 pm

As leaked to Chadwick Moore