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Saturday 04 August 2012
Dutch composer Richard Rijnvos believes that New York epitomises "the precarious equilibrium between chaos and order", a principle borne out in the two triptychs that comprise Uptown/Downtown.
Sunday 29 July 2012
An ecological fable ... padded out with industrial levels of filler
Saturday 07 July 2012
The ruling African National Congress picked a fight yesterday with one of South Africa's most celebrated political cartoonists over the portrayal of President Jacob Zuma as an erect penis.
Sunday 01 July 2012
Over 4,000 fans of the cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic have gathered for a convention dedicated to the show - and specifically to its male fans.
Saturday 19 May 2012
Test at the home of cricket against West Indies brings back memories of fun and games on both sides of the boundary rope but the picture is very different these days
Also showing: The Lucky One, Beauty and the Beast 3D, Juan of the Dead, Silent House, Angel & Tony, and Piggy
Sunday 06 May 2012
The Lucky One (101 mins, 12A)
Wednesday 11 April 2012
A team of geeks has devoted 5,000 man hours over six months to building a van-sized contraption designed to do nothing more complicated than pop a single balloon. Because, well, why not?
Thursday 05 April 2012
If you didn't spend much time in school playgrounds during the mid-1980s, then the Garbage Pail Kids will mean very little to you. But to those of us who swapped and hoarded these gross stickers, a new hardcover collection of their artwork makes for a particularly sick nostalgia trip. The Garbage Pail Kids were produced by US collectibles manufacturer Topps. Each pack contained one stick of dry bubble gum and three stickers. The book, Garbage Pail Kids (Abrams, £12.99), features images of 206 stickers: some hauntingly familiar, others infuriatingly rare.
Thursday 22 March 2012
"I'm looking for a partner," Lord Sugar said, introducing himself to the contestants in The Apprentice, "the Marks to my Spencer, the Lennon to my McCartney." Comprehension stuttered briefly. Does Lord Sugar really think he's the sentimental, melodic one, the kind of man who would produce the corporate equivalent of "The Frog Chorus"? Does he really think that what he's lacked all these years is a bit of rock'n'roll abrasion? He said he was looking for "aggression" along with nous and business acumen, but he's hardly short of that quality as it is. It seemed more likely that he was looking for a Burke to his Hare, and the candidates, as usual, were very happy to run through their qualifications as trainee sociopaths. "When it comes to business, I'm like a shark," said Ricky. "I would call myself the Blonde Assassin," added Katie. "They call me the master puppeteer," boasted Azhar. Gabrielle, meanwhile, promised that she would "literally roar" her way to the top. Literally, Gabrielle? Not sure Lord Sugar's going to like that.
Thursday 15 March 2012
1. The 14th Dalai Lama by Tetsu Saiwai
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Malaysia has banned a nearly 30-year-old sex education book written by a British author after complaints by Muslim activists that it is obscene.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
For ordinary Greeks, the effects of austerity are becoming intolerable
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Nearly a fifth was lost from the market capitalisation of media firm Entertainment One yesterday after it ditched plans to sell the company, following offers that did not "adequately reflect" its value.
Monday 13 February 2012
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for....
Sunday 05 February 2012
The master of whimsy wears his art-school credentials on his sleeve, but his ideas feel derivative and the jokes wear thin
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 3 The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
- 4 Why you're almost certainly more like your father than your mother