Grace Dent

Grace Dent is a journalist, author, and broadcaster.

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Grace Dent on TV: Reeled in by Catfish, the show that’s created a fresh dictionary definition of deceit

Despite my obsession with Game of Thrones and Lucy Worsley’s The First Georgians right now, I am still televisually smitten with MTV’s Catfish. The show that exposes online love fraudsters. The throwaway youth TV show that one’s mind just cannot throw away. Instead, one sits post- episode genuinely saddened that our human need to love and be loved is so destructive. Or that  the earth’s supply of gullible optimists may well be infinite.

Emma Watson

Forget Jesus and Judas, our modern morality play stars Justin Bieber and Emma Watson

It’s heartwarming that young people look up to Tom Daley and not Rihanna. But don’t they need role models who lead them astray?

Boris Johnson's term as Mayor of London runs out in 2016

Grace Dent: It’s amazing what you can get away with if you’re Boris

Scatter-gunning faux-pas, mild outrage and well-meaning tactlessness

Gary Barlow gets pilloried – and then we throw our money at Starbucks

Did he lack Patience with tax returns? Or perhaps he got an accountant so he would Never Forget

Grace Dent on TV: The Island with Bear Grylls was full of plotless bumbling and twig friction

Come off It, Bear! you can’t moan about insects with designs on your urethra

Grace Dent: Cressida's better off without the pressure that comes with dating a prince

The Royal Family do not require a living breathing woman with brains and ambition

Grace Dent: If Morrisons understands the region so well, what the hell is it doing despoiling Antony Gormley’s ‘Angel of the North’?

This magnificent monument belongs to the people, not to any supermarket chain

Max Clifford has been found guilty of indecent assault in the most high-profile historical sex crime case to date under Scotland Yard’s Operation Yewtree investigation

Grace Dent: How fitting that Max Clifford ended up at the centre of a story that he had no control over

The publicist operated in a murky, lawless world. Good on the jury for realising that

Grace Dent: Thanks for the Easter message, Dave. But if you’re such a good Christian, why are so many people in Britain using food banks?

I didn’t fall away from religion because of a lummox on an electric guitar

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