Music and Performance
17 September 2009
A long time ago in a land far away, my mother and I were arguing about whether someone my age should be allowed to...
Lifestyle
03 September 2009
The designers displaying their wares at London Fashion Week from 18-23 September will no doubt be lauded by the media...
Books
19 June 2006
Like many of her fans, I thought Andrea Dworkin was brilliant but reductive. Without realising it, I'd absorbed...
Culture
16 May 2005
One of the things I most enjoyed about life on a psychiatric ward was the release from social obligation. An unwritten...
Ideas
07 February 2005
When I first started going to pubs, I was greatly impressed by the friend who consistently refused the injunction to...
Culture
01 September 2003
I didn't watch BBC4 for ages because, rather childishly, I resented Andrew Marr telling me that I should. The notion...
TV and Radio
25 August 2003
When I was a little girl, I went to a wrestling match with one of my crazed Cornish aunts. The thing that scared me,...
Books
18 March 2002
More, Now, Again is a breathless 4am splurge of a confessional. Elizabeth Wurtzel understands her audience well enough...
Culture
27 August 2001
Before I do anything else, I must thank my friends Tim and Ed for making me see Jean-Luc Godard. This was by no means...
02 July 2001
The advertising posters for Shrek show a picture of the little green monster on whose story the film is based. Dwarfing...
25 June 2001
When Before Night Falls was shown at the Human Rights Watch festival in London earlier this year, the Cuba Solidarity...
18 June 2001
There's a certain male version of cool that consists of refusing to smile when amused and never answering questions...
11 June 2001
You spend the first half of Pearl Harbor waiting for the bombs to drop. Minute after agonising minute goes by before...

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