Agenda: Giles Deacon; Crispian Mills; Bubbledogs; Mystery Jets; Natural History Museum

 

Fashion: Everything is illuminated

Giles Deacon's "Gold" collections for New Look have been casting a glitzy glow on the high street since 2007 and this month sees the launch of an additional line of cosmetics. Electric-pink lipsticks and peacock-blue eyeshadows continue the diva fever and disco cool of this successful collaboration, and should brighten you up during those April showers. newlook.co.uk

Face to watch: Crispian Mills

The Mills dynasty scion is the frontman of B-list Britpoppers Kula Shaker but it's his fledgling film-making career that looks more promising: debut A Fantastic Fear of Everything, a surreal comedy starring Simon Pegg, is released in June

Lexpionage: Embower, n.

To embarrass or shame a member of the mogul classes via an eminently serialisable, deeply unflattering and wholly unauthorised biography. e.g. Simon Cowell, Conrad Black

Social networking: Match the tweet to the star

Alison Moyet, Brian Blessed, Shane Richie, Jeremy Clarkson

1 Who would like to send me fan mail x

2 APOLOGIES FOR SHOUTING TODAY, YOU CAN'T SHOUT ON GOOD FRIDAY CAN YOU?

3 Is the Strimmer the work of the devil?

4 Looking to relocate I have seen two dogs wearing shoes. I fear I may not fit in.

Answers at the bottom of the page

App watch: Timeline WW2

Dan Snow brings the cataclysmic events of the Second World War to life via 100 newsreel films, 800 still images and 2,000 written entries – plus unique timeline maps and expert commentary from the estimable historian himself. The ultimate guide to the ultimate conflict? See timelineww2.com.

£5.99 from iTunes Store

On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about...

Food: Bubbledogs

The vogue for fine fast food is set to sizzle through the summer with the July opening of this Fitzrovia establishment serving luxury hotdogs and champagne. 70 Charlotte Street, London W1, @bubbledogsuk

Pop: Mystery Jets

The British indie striplings have spent the past year hanging out in Texas while conjuring up an Americana album. And, well, Radlands is really pretty good. Out 30 April, roughtraderecords.com

Interiors: Animal inside out cushion covers

We are verily wild about the Natural History Museum's funky range of animal-print covers, from giraffe to zebra, released to coincide with its new anatomical exhibition. nhmshop.co.uk

Match the tweet: 1. Shane Richie; 2. Brian Blessed; 3. Jeremy Clarkson ; 4. Alison Moyet.

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