Agenda: Acne Paper; Lily Collins; The Ladykillers; Fiona Apple; Signature Brew
Sunday 25 March 2012
Fashion: A compelling body of work
With the new season comes a new Acne Paper – no, not a spot remedy, but the biannual bible from the cult Swedish label. Part-brand digest, part-fashion mag, the spring 2012 issue, themed around "The Body", includes the final interview with the acclaimed American photographer Lillian Bassman, as well as features on artists Louise Bourgeois and Gillian Wearing, and an interview with Isabella Rossellini. acnepaper.com
Face to watch: Lily Collins
Not exactly against all odds, Phil's daughter has become Hollywood hot property: after playing second fiddle to Taylor Lautner's abs in Abduction, she'll now get her princess moment as Snow White in family adventure Mirror Mirror
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Marian Keyes, Jessie J, Calvin Harris, Jeanette Winterson
1 JK Rowling gave $160 million to charity last year
2 Somebody just recommended Skype Sex but how could I then return to Twitter and online banking? Too much multi-tasking for me.
3 A spelling mistake on twitter feels like I've commited a crime. #nobodysperfect
4 Not 1 ting has hapened 2 me in last 20mins but am COMPELLED 2 tweet. am already HORIBLY adictd 2 dis. its FANTASTIC.
Answers at the bottom of the page
App watch: Shopitize
tighten the purse strings with this personal-shopping assistant, which allows you to take pics of your receipts and use the data to create reports on your spending. The only disappointment is the lack of physical-restraint capabilities for moments of abjectconsumerist desperation. Free from Android Marketplace
Lexpionage: Balladocio, n.
Generic songsmithery containing multiple key changes for no obvious reason, other than to denote empty emotion. Cf the UK's Eurovision entry. Also see phrase: getting the Hump
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...
Theatre: The Ladykillers
It's truly wicked: Graham Linehan's stonkingly reviewed adaptation of the classic Ealing comedy heads out on a 26-week regional tour, beginning at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 14 September. theladykillers.co.uk
Music: Fiona Apple
Children of the 1990s, rejoice! Your favourite tortured confessionalist has been making a comeback at Texas's SXSW festival, where she premiered three new songs. Have a listen here: bit.ly/Avr33U
Drinks: Signature Brew
Indie-kids should go giddy for this London brewery specialising in craft beers created by rock musicians – the latest being "Clear Heart" by the Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn. £10 for four-pack. signaturebrew.co.uk
Match the tweet: 1. Calvin Harris; 2. Jeanette Winterson; 3. Jessie J; 4. Marian Keyes.
Life & Style blogs
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Food secrets: the good, the bad...and the faeces
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- 2 Mystery man who gave mum heart-warming note on train 'wanted to put a smile on her face'
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent answer to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
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