Leather, onanism and the wrong brother in this week's First Thoughts.
Demonising social luck does not increase social justice.
The significant policy overlap between the two parties represents a rich programme for government.
Kicking Red Ed is reassuring, like group therapy. Meanwhile, the Tories have gained no significant blocks of support since 2010. In the glee over Labour's troubles, the right are ignoring the bleak future of the Conservative party.
The Anglosphere has its roots in the Commonwealth tradition. But today's global world has forged a powerful unofficial alliance.
Steve Hanley and Olivia Piekarski's new book lifts the lid on one of the most turbulent bands in pop.
Sanctuary: a Novel dramatises the lives of the writerly sisters - and their forgotten artist brother.
The fragmented last work from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front.
A retelling of the gruesome story of Medea’s revenge.
Tom Humberstone's weekly comic.
The civil rights drama and political farce could not seem more different. But David Oyelowo and James Franco share a dynamism sadly overlooked in awards season.
The series killed off Christopher Eccleston to let Sofie Gråbøl and Stanley Tucci steal the show. Intriguing or batty? It's both.
On Mozart 250 and Sarah Connolly in America.
It may be the shortest Stoppard full-length play, but The Hard Problem still offers 100 minutes of touching humour from a varied cast.
Following his on-air announcement of a prostate cancer scare last week, the Radio 2 DJ has been in thoughtful mode.
Indulging childishness is why we’re stuck with Boris Johnson, Katie Hopkins and Jeremy Clarkson.
"Time is short, life is short. There's a lot to know."
Jonas Karlsson's The Room, Edith Pearlman's Honeydew and Citizen Coke by Bartow J Elmore.
In my visual field alone there must have been 5,000 people suffering.
Buckets, bobsleds and a battery-powered bike.
I can think of only two players in my lifetime – who played long before the birth of the Prem – who did manage to make real money after their playing days.
Englightenment via Avaaz, Duran Duran and Bananarama.
“I just want to explain about the ham,” I said.
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