On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the new Lorde album Melodrama, the BBC singing competition Pitch Battle and Naomi Alderman’s dystopian novel The Power.
Every time this group return to the talent show, viewers are seemingly shocked anew by their fairly tame outfits.
This year’s winner of The X Factor is a 20-something white male: brown of eye, square of jaw, and vague of stubble. Sound familiar?
Moby, the vegan king of chill-out pop, talks wealth, David Bowie’s hat and the average intelligence of his fellow Americans.
This once retro format is no longer the preserve of hipsters and music heads.
It’s December. You no longer have an excuse.
The Smith's star reveals little of his shared past with Morrissey in this enjoyable book which charts his later career.
Anthony Sher takes on the great role of Lear, skilfully capturing the king’s transition from demagoguery to haunting collapse.
Sex-swapping the lead role provides a fresh insight into Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
Many of those, myself included, protesting the famous nightclub's demise hadn't set foot on its dancefloor for some time.
The poet John Burnside on the heart and artistry of Leonard Cohen
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May