Whether your hero wears spandex or cat ears, inspirational pop culture figures can help deal with real life difficulties.
The real revelation of the evening was the BBC National Chorus of Wales - it's a shame we won't be hearing from them again this season.
Just before the opening of her new show, "I Think Therefore I #", the artist Celina Teague talks about the difficulty of producing political art, and the effect that social media has on the way we absorb news.
How do we talk about Go Set a Watchman? Does its existence diminish To Kill a Mockingbird? How does it stand in relation to that text?
Harper Lee's newly released novel may not win another Pulitzer, but it's far more honest and mature about the complexity of racism in the South.
Better to give the viewer a quiet moment to absorb such horror than to attempt to underline it with one’s own feelings.
“I think a popular movement might arise from this to take action and lead to new politics!” thrilled a guest on Athens International Radio.
Ed Caesar's new book asks if the record is breakable - and who could break it.
There's a struggle at the heart of Ant-Man between the corporate and the eccentric.
Former New Statesman editor Peter Wilby reviews a new biography of John Freeman.
Kiš abhorred nationalism and prized literature as a global language.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May