Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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The Staggers
03 August 2009
This morning we travel to Indonesia, courtesy of Papua New Guinea's Weekend Courier newspaper.I think this might be my...
The Staggers
31 July 2009
Her name is amazing. Her byline picture is extraordinary. Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce...Queenie Dhody!...
The Staggers
30 July 2009
Energy drinks. Who knew they'd be such a source of extraordinary literature? To add to the growing swell of Peach Fanta...
The Staggers
29 July 2009
Thank you to our man in Bangladesh (OMIB) who sent a link this morning to the Daily Star's poetic reporting on the...
The Staggers
28 July 2009
Thank you to Fark but bringing to our attention this sad tale from Wapakaneta, Ohio...Cheese sculpture of astronaut...
The Staggers
28 July 2009
Let's start with the headline: Beauty Queen Ksenia Sukhinova of Russia Detained in Wales as TerroristIt's pretty great...
The Staggers
28 July 2009
Thank you to Sidwaya, a newspaper in Burkina Faso, for this...I, personally, am very pleased that fly-in-the-soup jokes...
The Staggers
27 July 2009
Coca-Cola is right at the top of the corporate hilarity chart right now. Last week we had Peach Fanta et al and now...
The Staggers
27 July 2009
Today we visit the Anchorage Daily Planet to mourn the passing of Sarah Palin as governor of Alaska. There she was,...
The Staggers
24 July 2009
Thank God someone piped up. I've been trying to ask this question for weeks.What's the Difference Between Being a...
The Staggers
24 July 2009
It is, however, an article about... THE MONGOLIAN DEATH WORM.That's right, you heard me.Slight hitch: said worm (...
The Staggers
24 July 2009
You've been waiting for this. What I'm about to tell you is going to REVOLUTIONISE soda fountain technology. At last! I...
The Staggers
23 July 2009
From Our Man In New York.Just when you thought your life was lacking drama post-Wire, post-Sopranos, post-caring that...
The Staggers
23 July 2009
Uh oh. Watch out everyone. There's a footballer with thespian aspirations on the loose.Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian...
The Staggers
23 July 2009
The inaugural edition of the keenly anticipated Columnist of the Week sees this week's prize going to...Leon Hale of...

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