Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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The Staggers
12 January 2010
Chilcot Inquiry
The Staggers
11 January 2010
Marching into the online magazine world today comes the Daily Caller, a new website from Tucker Carlson, former TV...
The Staggers
08 January 2010
Skip to about 50 seconds in on this video and you'll see Rudy Giuliani on Good Morning America this morning. And what a...
Lifestyle
30 December 2009
New Year. It's supposed to be good, isn't it? I find it awful. The pressure to have fun. The hunch that everyone else...
The Staggers
22 December 2009
I wonder who buys these things. There must be someone, right now, walking around wearing a T-shirt with the slogan Big...
The Staggers
17 December 2009
So the latest tale to emerge from the modern-day Odyssey that is the Sarah Palin book tour is this: the supermarket...
Music and Performance
17 December 2009
How has life been since you won the Mercury Prize? You've faced some criticism since then.That wasn't really an issue...
17 December 2009
Christmas. A time of peace, good cheer and the annual tussle between the Christkind and Santa Claus. Not that it would...
Culture
17 December 2009
Speech Debelle
The Staggers
16 December 2009
The answer? They're pretty good at the old-fashioned bow, as seen in the Daily Beast's fine gallery of the Year in Bows...
The Staggers
15 December 2009
Ah, the joys of new media. And, more to the point, politicians doing new media. And, even more to the point (I am so...
The Staggers
10 December 2009
For most of the two hours we spent in John Prescott's office in Westminster, he talked energetically about politics:...
Lifestyle
10 December 2009
It's tragicomic. There he was: Bruce Burgess, a "lie detector expert", truth-teller to the stars (he has...
10 December 2009
Of all the unlikely characters to be caught up in an international controversy, the Mr Squiggles Go Go Hamster surely...
Environment
03 December 2009
Are you disappointed that Copenhagen will be political, rather than setting binding targets?I am disappointed. But what...

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