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His brand is anchored in irony. But his music is chronically, searingly earnest.
This isn’t a close analysis of WeWork’s financial problems. It’s far sillier. The best moments are pure colour.
The novelist on grief, politics and the dumbing-down of fiction.
The Grammys simply reflect her existing influence; Billie Eilish is already shaping pop.
The Netflix documentary knows cheerleading is brutal, even when it is tinged with magic.
Every year, awards season seems more dated than ever, and 2020 is no exception.
A new take on the sulking scarecrow is funny and contemporary.
The twenty-third letter in the New Statesman's A-Z of the decade.
The show deliberately leans in to flamboyant anachronisms and jarring contradictions.
The eighth letter in the New Statesman's A-Z of the decade.
The questions are easier and more fun: there’s an injection of pop-culture trivia and a heavy serving of Christmas-themed questions.