The Barometer: What's hot and what's not
Friday 24 October 2008
We can't think of a better avant-pop music combination than Björk and Thom Yorke on the Icelandic songstress's new track Naturra. And it's in aid of the environment.
Frieze Art Fair showcased work from more than 1,000 contemporary artists, including Norma Jeane's smoking booths for visitors.
The Canadian band's new album Missiles is one of their best orchestral melodramatic indie-rock records yet.
Expensive comedy tickets
Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Steve Coogan: hands up! In these economically challenging times, £40 for a show is not cool.
Everyone knows Eurovision is a bit of fun, so why have we lined up Andrew Lloyd Webber to pen our next entry?
AC/DC's 'Black Ice' is just being sold at Wal-Mart. Anything to do with the reported 400,000 illegal downloads?
Arts & Ents blogs
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show