Henning Wehn on silly puns and why Stewart Lee is wrong about joking in German.
Comedy shows are banned from using Commons footage.
“I love voting! I’d vote three times if I could”
A discussion with John Oliver of <em>The Daily Show</em> about UK and US humour.
A fascinating profile of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg raises important questions about women in the wo
It wasn't BSkyB David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks talked about over their "Christmas-time" dinner: it
Mark Lynas's book on environmentalism appears to have been withdrawn from sale. Why?
The graphic novelist Grant Morrison on the evolution of secular gods, his love of happy endings . .
Nathan Myhrvold was Stephen Hawking's researcher and Bill Gates's right-hand man at Microsoft. Now, he aims to reinvent the cookbook.
The comedian talks about race, Republicans and why stand-ups shouldn't be nice.
The Rev actor talks about playing a vicar, believing in God and attending university with Nick Clegg
In this full Q&A, Alan Moore talks about the multiverse, <i>Tetris</i> and cruel comedy
The comic book author talks about writing a 750,000 word prose novel about Northampton.
In this full Q&A, physicist Brian Greene talks about God, the multiverse and the theory of everythin
The string theorist Brian Greene has grown from maths prodigy to physics iconoclast. Now he hopes to
“When I say I’m a scientist, you can see people blinking.”
Trying to copy the movie business has its pitfalls.
Games' fundamental principles -- such as rewarding success, removing the sting from failure -- could
The not-for-profit foundation dedicated to "ideas worth spreading".
The composer Richard Jacques and the academic James Newman on chip tunes, orchestral soundtracks and
“Sucking the heads off prawns is one of life’s great pleasures”
After a three-week shutdown, I can once again play <em>Little Big Planet</em> the way nature intende
In the wake of his <em>New Statesman</em> scoop, the actor debates privacy and superinjunctions.
The writers shouldn't have to please grumpy twentysomethings like me.
Hell isn't other people: it's being a lab rat for a company that refers to a ball as an "edgeless sa
Ed Stern, lead writer of the upcoming first-person shooter game <em>Brink</em>, on auteurs, bad acti
Even though I liked it, I have to admit it was a flop. But why did it fail?
Barack Obama pokes fun at Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents' Dinner -- and gets mocked
Interview with Stewart Binns, author of the historical novel <em>Conquest</em>.