Yo Zushi is a sub-editor of the New Statesman. His work as a musician is released by Eidola Records.
Our cultures show that we can select who we are and who we want to be – but can they also be misused?
For centuries, we have been figuring out ways to increase our leisure time. Though we are far from a holidaying utopia, we have unions to thank for the little freedom we now enjoy.
Does culture exist in a vacuum? This “love letter to creative thievery” would suggest not.
To dismiss him as a right-wing cigar-chomper would be to disregard that rare phenomenon – a true star, an embodiment of the aspirations of his time.
False or misleading reporting is nothing new, but in the digital age, errors spread fast - and are harder to debunk.
Lady Day, a century after her birth.
Scott McCloud's The Sculptor, Richard McGuire's Here and Joe Sacco's Bumf.
Another Soho landmark bites the dust.
Did Bourdin really cause a 20-year-old model to pass out when he covered her entire body with glue and pearls?
A pantomime villain imbued with the sophistication of Moriarty, Fu Manchu captured the imagination of a public already accustomed to lurid, exaggerated tales of vice among Britain’s Chinese population.
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