Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman. She tweets @helenlewis

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Helen Lewis
12 May 2011
Portal 2 is that rare specimen: a game that's not just fun, but funny. Over ten hours of play, it satirises the...
Helen Lewis
12 May 2011
Is it just for kids?
Helen Lewis
09 May 2011
This week sees the release of Brink, a first-person shooter set on a floating city in a dystopian future where the...
Helen Lewis
05 May 2011
What went wrong?
Helen Lewis
01 May 2011
Here's an American political tradition I wish we'd adopt -- the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Every year, the US...
Helen Lewis
28 April 2011
Earlier this year, I spoke to Stewart Binns, who became a writer of fiction for the first time as he approached his...
Helen Lewis
27 April 2011
Russell Howard
Helen Lewis
26 April 2011
Shamefully, I rarely think about what life is like for non-western gamers -- or even non-English-speaking ones. So I...
Helen Lewis
25 April 2011
For those of us outside TV's coveted 18-25 age bracket, the extent of Russell Howard's popularity might not have...
Helen Lewis
15 April 2011
Yesterday, I posted an interview with the game writers Naomi Alderman and David Varela, who are both tutors on an Arvon...
Helen Lewis
14 April 2011
In September, the Arvon foundation is running a week-long course, aiming to teach students about the unique challenges...
Helen Lewis
11 April 2011
In March, I interviewed Antonia Fraser for our Englishness special issue. Here are a few extra bits -- on Sofia Coppola...
Helen Lewis
07 April 2011
Is there such a thing as an English cuisine? It is telling that we've even had to borrow the word from the French. As...
Helen Lewis
06 April 2011
Do you feel English, British or something else?I feel English but, for some reason, I never use the word British,...
Helen Lewis
31 March 2011
The play ends, the audience applauds. But the actors can't hear the clapping -- the audience is dozens, if not hundreds...

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