HIRO MURAI'S FILMS OFFER A FRESH LOOK AT CONTEMPORARY ANGST

Early on in his career, when filmmaker Hiro Murai was in need of new ideas, he'd climb into his car - at night - and set off on a long...

RIP IT UP, START AGAIN: THE FALL AND RISE OF EDWYN COLLINS

How do you measure success in pop these days when chart placings are irrelevant? Here's a left-field idea that the streaming-obsessed...

 
 
 

FLAT EARTH: INSIDE THE WORLD'S BIGGEST CONSPIRACY THEORY

We've known since around the 3rd century BC that the planet on which we live is a sphere. But for just as long, and despite an abundance...

WHAT NETFLIX DID NEXT: SELF-LOVE & GENDER NONCONFORMITY

A Kid Like Jake Impossible to review this otherwise low-key, earnest, and sensitive film without first mentioning that it stars FUCKING...

 
 
 
The Great British Breakup: the Blair years

THE GREAT BRITISH BREAKUP: THE BLAIR YEARS

Theresa May once famously said “Brexit means Brexit.” Unfortunately, as we've moved away from those comparably halcyon days of July...

What Patti Smith's Just Kids taught me about priorities

WHAT PATTI SMITH'S JUST KIDS TAUGHT ME ABOUT PRIORITIES

Forgive me for sounding like the opening credits of Trainspotting, but here are some things we're subconsciously taught to aspire to,...

 
 
 

‘TRUMP'S HAVING A FIELD DAY - WE'RE ALL JUST PLAYING ALONG'

It's said that people get more reactionary as they get older, but that certainly isn't the case with Kurt Wagner of Lambchop. The Nashville-based...

What are the secrets behind great portrait photography?

WHAT ARE THE SECRETS BEHIND GREAT PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY?

“The best portraits are a negotiation between the subject and photographer,” says Erin Barnett, Director at New York's International...

 
 
 

LONDON SKATEBOARDERS ON MASCULINITY AND MENTAL HEALTH

Minding The Gap is the sort of film that speaks for and to an entire generation. Set in Rockford, Illinois, the Oscar-nominated documentary...

The story behind the UK's biggest LGBTQ+ helpline

THE STORY BEHIND THE UK'S BIGGEST LGBTQ+ HELPLINE

Starting life in a cramped basement underneath London's Housmans Bookshop, Switchboard answered their very first phone call in March...

 
 
 
The new voices shaking up contemporary African art

THE NEW VOICES SHAKING UP CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART

In recent years, the Contemporary African scene has found itself on the cutting edge of the art world, where collectors are determined...

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO GROW UP UNDER FBI SURVEILLANCE

The feeling of being watched is disconcerting; it tingles up your spine, makes you overly self-conscious, and forces you to retreat...

 
 
 

‘JAKE PHELPS WAS ABRASIVE, JUST LIKE SKATEBOARDING'

Jake Phelps was abrasive, just like skateboarding. Through Thrasher Magazine , where for 26 years he was editor in chief, he helped...

Celebrating style in post-industrial South Wales

CELEBRATING STYLE IN POST-INDUSTRIAL SOUTH WALES

When a group of kids catch sight of five young girls dressed in all-black with lace gowns and extravagant hats crossing an estate in...

 
 
 
The offbeat, fantasy world of Laurie Simmons

THE OFFBEAT, FANTASY WORLD OF LAURIE SIMMONS

Have you ever wanted to step into a picture and live in that world? It's a feeling American artist Laurie Simmons knows very well....

Journalism's future: finding truth in a post-truth world

JOURNALISM'S FUTURE: FINDING TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD

At the opening of Hans Pool's documentary Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World , a Michel Foucault quote flashes up on the screen:...

 
 
 

THE SLUMFLOWER IS A SMALL PART OF A MUCH BIGGER PROBLEM

There are two camps of Feminism in the digital world; those that join the dance and those that lament LATE STAGE CAPITALISM'S COMMODIFICATION...

The New Orleans skate crew taking back their city

THE NEW ORLEANS SKATE CREW TAKING BACK THEIR CITY

In the shadow of One Shell Square, the guys assemble. They carve the sidewalks and asphalt in arcing loops. They grind the curbs and...

 
 
 
Forgotten shots of Germany's underground music legacy

FORGOTTEN SHOTS OF GERMANY'S UNDERGROUND MUSIC LEGACY

On October 1, 1977, the Clash played Switzerland for the very first time. Their 15-track set at Kaufleuten in Zürich began with “London's...

IN PHOTOS: THE WORLD'S MOST UNIQUE SNOW EVENTS

One of the best things about spending time at different snow resorts across the world is immersing yourself in the unique culture that...

 
 
 



Experimental pioneer Scott Walker dies

Experimental pioneer Scott Walker dies

Scott Walker, one of the most innovative and enduring songwriters of the 20th century, has died aged 76. Read more ...

Montenegro v England: How to watch Euro 2020 qualifiers on TV and live stream

Montenegro v England: How to watch Euro 2020 qualifiers on TV and live stream

England can expect a fiery atmosphere when they face Montenegro in Podgorica on Monday night. The Three Lions' last trip to the Podgorica City Stadium six years ago resulted in... Read more ...

Olivia Attwood takes a swipe at ex Chris Hughes and hints he's only dating...

Olivia Attwood takes a swipe at ex Chris Hughes and hints he's only dating Little Mix's Jesy Nelson as he ‘loves being famous'

OLIVIA Attwood has hinted of an ulterior motive behind her ex Chris Hughes' romance with Little Mix's Jesy Nelson. The Love Island star, who split with Chris a few months after... Read more ...

Chelsea star brushes off claims he could leave Blues in favour of Real...

Chelsea star brushes off claims he could leave Blues in favour of Real Madrid move

N'Golo Kante has brushed off claims that he could link up with compatriot Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, insisting that he's only focused on the task at hand at Chelsea. Kante... Read more ...

Libby Squire inquest hears student's body identified by her fingerprints

Libby Squire inquest hears student's body identified by her fingerprints

The body of the University of Hull student, 21, was found in the Humber Estuary last week, confirming her parents worst fears Read more ...

Billy Joe Saunders to fight Shefat Isufi in Stevenage homecoming

Billy Joe Saunders to fight Shefat Isufi in Stevenage homecoming

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Cops hunt thug who 'battered' Rangers assistant Gary McAllister in street attack

Cops hunt thug who 'battered' Rangers assistant Gary McAllister in street attack

The Ibrox number two was in Leeds on Saturday night when he was set upon as he waited on a taxi with his wife. Read more ...

Callum Hudson-Odoi to get first England start against Montenegro

Callum Hudson-Odoi to get first England start against Montenegro

Callum Hudson-Odoi will make his first England start against Montenegro on Monday night, Sky Sports News understands. Read more ...

Man who egged Jeremy Corbyn pleads guilty to assault

Man who egged Jeremy Corbyn pleads guilty to assault

John Murphy, 31, allegedly smacked the Labour leader with an egg as the MP visited a mosque in his Islington North constituency Read more ...

Cardiff winger Junior Hoilett scores crafty Canada goal after throw-in off...

Cardiff winger Junior Hoilett scores crafty Canada goal after throw-in off team-mate's BACK

Junior Hoilett showed his creative side after fashioning a chance from nothing on the international stage with Canada, thinking outside the box to hit the back of the net. Read more ...