Adam Jacques

Adam Jacques is a features and technology writer for The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.

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Robert Carlyle interview: The actor on monstrous matriarchs, and going to the dogs

Carlyle, 54, is a Bafta-winning Scottish actor whose films include 'Trainspotting', 'The Full Monty' and '28 Weeks Later'

Ralph Steadman & Ceri Levy: 'He has a childlike quality. He's always got a cowboy hat on'

The documentary maker and the cartoonist met in 2011 when they collaborated on Ghosts of Gone Birds

Jonathan Ames: The writer on driving a taxi, his fear of crowds and becoming an extra on a porn film

'I don't like crowded events - parades or big rock concerts. I'm like an animal that wants quick escape routes.'

Alex Horne and Tim Key

Tim Key and Alex Horne: How we met

'We spent an afternoon seeing how much stuff we could fit down our trousers. I managed a toaster and quite a lot of cutlery'

Jason Brooks & Don McCullin: 'After dinner, Don suffered a stroke. He could survive Vietnam but almost didn't survive Lucy's cooking'

The war photographer and the artist met at a dinner party eight years ago

Jane Peyton interview: Britain's Beer Sommelier of the Year on witchcraft and Jane Austen

Peyton is a 'booze historian' and author, whose books include 'Beer o' Clock' and 'School of Booze'

Emma Sky interview: The former adviser to the US military in Iraq on being a human shield and why only the Sunnis can defeat Isis

Sky is a British expert on the Middle East and served as the governorate co-ordinator of Kirkuk in Iraq for the Coalition Provisional Authority from 2003 to 2004, and as political adviser to US General Ray Odierno until 2010

Tony Hawks & Lord Alfred Dubs: 'When I first met him, Alf had drunk a lot of Moldovan wine and was dancing like a man half his age'

The Lord and the comedian met in Moldova at a British embassy reception

Recipes from grandmas around the world: Photographer Gabriele Galimberti samples enjara, caterpillar and iguana...

When the Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti set off on his first global assignment, his grandmother was concerned he wouldn't be fed properly. As it turned out, she needn't have worried

Michael Cera & Alden Penner: 'He could have held a grudge against that cat, but he was very zen about it'

The Canadian actor and the co-founder of Canadian rock band the Unicorns met when they worked on Cera's film Paper Heart

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