The Staggers 15 November 2012 New Statesman: announcing our new bloggers Glosswitch, Martin Robbins, Bim Adewunmi, Ryan Gilbey and Kate Mossman join the "blogging powerhouse". Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Five new bloggers today join the New Statesman team, writing about parenting, pop culture, film, music and science. Meet the newest additions to our "blogging powerhouse" (seriously, that's what we called it last time we had newbies). Glosswitch A mother of two, and writer of the Glosswatch blog, she describes herself as a "humourless feminist in mummy blogger clothing". In her previous posts for the NS, she has dared to defend "yummy mummies" and told off Benedict Cumberbatch. She tweets @glosswitch Go to her blog Martin Robbins Author of the Guardian website's Lay Scientist blog, Martin will be writing for the NS about skepticism (and scepticism), the media and sexuality. His posts might sometimes be NSFW, but will always be both entertaining and factual. He tweets @mjrobbins Go to his blog Bim Adewunmi Bim blogs at Yoruba Girl Dancing and The Flick, and she will be writing a weekly column on pop culture and telly. She tweets @bimadew Go to her blog Ryan Gilbey The New Statesman magazine's film critic now has his own dedicated blog on the site (he's a StumbleUpon crowd favourite). Ryan blogs about films with authority, puns and love. Go to his blog Kate Mossman The New Statesman magazine's pop critic will be writing an extra weekly piece for the website on "pop" music (whatever that means these days). She recently wrote about the 30th anniversary of Michael Jackson's Thriller, which you can read here. Go to her blog Our five new writers join our existing blogging team: David Allen Green on law Go to his blog Laurie Penny on politics, pop culture and feminism Go to her blog Mehdi Hasan on world affairs Go to his blog The Vagenda on magazines and media Go to their blog Nicky Woolf from America Go to his blog Helen Lewis on games, satire and anything else, really Go to her blog Nelson Jones on belief and religion Go to his blog Steven Baxter on the media Go to his blog Rowenna Davis on politics outside Westminster Go to her blog Gavin Kelly on economics and evidence Go to his blog Martha Gill on psychology and neuroscience Go to her blog John Stoehr on US politics Go to his blog Alex Hern on the internet (it's a series of tubes, apparently) Go to his blog Michael Brooks on science and discovery Go to his blog Samira Shackle from Pakistan Go to her blog Alan White on social affairs and society Go to his blog Juliet Jacques on culture and counter-culture Go to her blog Alex Andreou on finance and Europe Go to his blog › Lord McAlpine on the BBC: the most unsettling interview of the year Helen Lewis is a former deputy editor of the New Statesman, who is now a staff writer on the Atlantic. Her history of feminism, Difficult Women, will be published in February 2020. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!