The Barometer: Bruce Springsteen; Isla Fisher; male solo stars; Kate Moss
Friday 30 January 2009
He opened Obama's inauguration concert and now The Boss is back with brilliant new album Working on a Dream.
Sacha Baron Cohen's other half becomes a comedy star in Confessions of A Shopaholic, based on Sophie Kinsella's chick lit novel.
Dark Was the Night
Arcade Fire, Feist, The National and Conor Oberst all feature on this stunning CD compilation. And it's for Aids charity Red Hot.
...and what's not
Male solo stars
How did James Morrison and Will Young score a Brit Award nomination for British Male Solo Artist?
Dead animals at her 35th birthday party. Has the style icon's taste taken a turn for the worse?
It's not just London venues that are being closed. Leicester's Charlotte, which has hosted gigs by Arctic Monkeys, Blur and Oasis, is no more.
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 3 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 4 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 5 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
Cannes Film Festival rejects women from red-carpet screening of pro-LGBT romance 'Carol' for not wearing high heels
Game of Thrones rape scene criticised as 'disgusting' by US senator Claire McCaskill who says she's 'done' with show
Beyonce angers fans by pouring expensive champagne into hot tub in Nicki Minaj 'Feeling Myself' video
Mad Men, TV review: Perfect harmony? Not quite, but an enlightening finale for Don Draper
Theresa May accused of seeking to introduce state censorship of the media by Cabinet colleague Sajid Javid
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland