Tim Key is an English actor, writer, and performance poet
02 May 2015 12:00 AM
This is my final column. I've severed links with The Independent on Saturday magazine after what seems like 106 weeks.
25 April 2015 12:00 AM
Our columnist is moving on to pastures new - but he's going out in a blaze of glory
18 April 2015 12:00 AM
I'm running out of things to write about in this column. I've been knocking it out for two years now and I'm starting to notice that the good ideas, the real zingers, are becoming harder and harder to come by.
11 April 2015 12:00 AM
I went for a curry last week as part of a party of 35. That is: 35. Thirty-five. Doesn't even look right when I write it down. As in 35. As in a lot of people. I was part of a party of 35 and, weirdly, it wasn't a complete disaster.
04 April 2015 12:00 AM
This afternoon I spotted a man I wanted to avoid and hid behind some foliage I was carrying. Now I'm home, and the foliage is looking resplendent in my flat. I've fed it and spoken to it, and now I'm going to write 700 words about it.
28 March 2015 12:00 AM
Today, for the first time in my life, I ate my dinner in the bath.
21 March 2015 12:00 AM
Last night I had a pretty big row with my friend after he defaced some food I'd ordered in good faith from a pizza establishment in north-west London.
14 March 2015 12:00 AM
Never meet your heroes. That's what they say. That's what you're warned. Well, I did this week. I clattered right into one and the results were devastating.
07 March 2015 12:00 AM
I've just had a grim time on the London Underground. I'm still shaking.
28 February 2015 12:00 AM
I love the radio. Always have. Just take a look around my flat. I'd love you to show me a room where there isn't a radio. I'd love you to do that. My worry is you might be slightly up against it. Kitchen: radio. Lounge: radio. Bedroom: two radios. I could go on. Bathroom: radio. Study: radio. Have I left any rooms out? Don't think so. Have I left any radios out? A couple.
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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