Opinion

Opinion

old tune tuesday: love is all around

Twenty four years ago yesterday Wet Wet Wet’s stonking hit Love Is All Around started its mammoth fifteen week run at number one. But was love *really* ALL around?
Hanna Hanra
6.5.18
Opinion

we are all anna delvey

The SoHo grifter designed her own world in the same way we all do. She just really upscaled it.
Hanna Hanra
6.1.18
Opinion

the 10 most powerful moments from the royal wedding

H + M 4EVA
Roisin Lanigan
5.21.18
Music

who’s really to blame for the rita ora girls backlash?

New ‘bisexual anthem’, Girls, was totally tone-deaf. What went so wrong?
El Hunt
5.15.18
Opinion

spotify are blacklisting r kelly from playlists: who should be next and where do we draw the line?

Yesterday, the streaming giant announced that R Kelly’s music will no longer appear in its company owned playlists. That brings up some interesting questions about censorship and the moral ambiguity of enjoying art by certain individuals.
Alim Kheraj
5.11.18
Opinion

could 2018 be the year of forgiveness?

As Katy Perry and Taylor Swift call time on their feud, there are signs that this year might be the one to put disagreements aside.
Alim Kheraj
5.10.18
Fashion

what we can learn about the cult of insta-influencers from lil miquela

Lil Miquela might not be real, but she’s no more fake than everyone else online.
Felix Petty
4.26.18
Fashion

how the relationship between luxury fashion and streetwear is changing

Vetements are apparently going broke. There will be no more Gosha shows. And Virgil is taking the reins at LV. What’s going on?
Felix Petty
4.11.18
Think Pieces

is music a weapon: from cold war jazz to k-pop’s mission in north korea

South Korea’s K-Pop envoy to their isolated and unpredictable northern neighbour is the latest in a long history of cultural propaganda. But as Fela Kuti and Pussy Riot have shown, music can be weaponised against governments too.
Jake Hall
3.29.18
Opinion

why cardi b is the relatable rap queen we all need

As hip-hop’s force of nature announces her debut album, we break down why the industry needs more stars like her.
Douglas Greenwood
3.28.18
Opinion

this week in sex: is "an unqualified lesbian" running for governor a good thing?

So I got to thinking, maybe Miranda truly just wants to make a difference.
Sophie Peacock
3.27.18
Opinion

lara croft: feminist hero or just another male fantasy?

Tracing the history of the most famous female computer game character, and figuring out her place in the world (real and virtual) today.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.26.18