Smoking for David? It could only be Hockney. Smoker extraordinaire, and not a bad painter either.
Copyright law encourages artists to feel they're in control of what they've made. But in reality, a song is a different thing once it leaves its creator.
In many ways we have come full circle, returning to a time when women were seen not as human beings, but as objects available for sale or exchange. Only now we call it choice.
With 1 in 4 people in Britain suffering a mental illness in any given year, it's obvious many of them hold down jobs and responsibilities. So why are the headlines today so insensitive and unhelpful?
Bond-forming though it may be, weeing in public is not ideal for women. And even Scandinavians haven't found the solution.
Following rumours of overcrowding and poor morale, Ashley Cowburn visits Onley Prison - and asks why the system is in such a state.
"If you’re too depressed to put your pants on in the morning, they’ll lick your testicles. When did you have that much fun with a doctor?"
"The fact that the majority of players in any Premiership game these days are foreign, and so many of them black, does not seem to have had an appreciable effect on the faces in the crowd."
At the Heart of Darkness is an unthinking trust in institutions. How else do you explain the Portsmouth Sinfonia?
Unlike others, we have no choice but to live with ourselves - still. A 27 hour residency seems a little brief.
Was Judas an evil man who chose to betray Christ of his own free will – or did God make him do it?
The National Union of Students wants zero tolerance for students who cross-dress for "shock value". But cross-dressing is subversive and liberating - even when rugby players do it.
Can drugs help depression? Crowdfunding allows science researchers to bypass institutional reservations and study taboo subjects.
I get frustrated with people who want to dwell on the twin-ness of twins. And don’t get me started on the Sunday colour-supplement photo spreads of weird pairs in their weird matching outfits.
Often beyond the realms of common sense, vitamins have become the most effective sales tool in food marketing.
Altercations often happen on my bus. I stare into a phone just like everyone else.
In this week's Real Meals, Will Self resists the parliamentarian-endorsed temptations of a mainline skeuomorph.
This month, researchers are gathering in Cambridge to try and work out why we hurt. Michael Brooks weighs up one suggestion.
There's some joy to be taken in the long lunch - as long as someone else is paying.
My eyes and my nose streamed, it felt like someone had stuck a red hot poker through both of my ears and my heart was dancing a fast polka in my chest, but I also felt weirdly euphoric.
In this week's Health Matters, a man finds he has been hurt on the way home - and Phil Whitaker suggests sometimes the best thing to do is move on.
Where have all the Scottish managers gone? This week, Hunter Davies seeks an intern to count them.
Swimming, war and teaching Bryan Ferry: as more of us see our centenary, one man shares his story.
To those boycotting Dolce & Gabbana: are we really looking to an industry that uses child labour, torments women and ignores ethnic minorities to lead the fight for moral justice?
The cuts mean that many colleges now depend on exploiting their hardworking staff in order to function.
Amid the outrage over the fashion designers’ comments about “synthetic children”, the role of the gestational mother has yet again been completely erased. She just makes the picture too messy.
How will we create the UK's first dementia-friendly generation, and why do we need to?
Jean-Claude had certainly not been in love with me when I was conscious.
If this kind of performance is what you get after six months of dedicated planning, then less planning sounds good to me.
"Wenger sat there silently, on the verge of a seizure."