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Monday 23 December 2013
As the Russian engineer passes away, aged 94, here are five quick-fire facts to get you up to bullet-speed, pronto
Monday 23 December 2013
The controversial chart-topper is the inspiration behind the production
Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert Hilburn - book review: dark and light of a rocker who refused to walk the line
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Anyone with a passing interest in music or Hollywood cinema knows that John R Cash was born a white, country cotton-picker in 1930s America, and died revered by millions but an enigma to many of the few he loved.
Lewis Collins: Screen hard man who came to fame in 'The Professionals' but found that Bodie cast a shadow over his career
Thursday 28 November 2013
Forever destined to be remembered as Bodie, alongside Martin Shaw as fellow tough guy Doyle, Lewis Collins made his name in The Professionals (1977-83), the television action series about the fictional British Secret Service branch CI5. The Professionals was never as realistic as its gritty predecessor, The Sweeney, starring John Thaw and Dennis Waterman as members of the real-life Flying Squad, and Collins and Shaw were undoubtedly cast for their good looks and as "buddy cops" in the manner of Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul in the American series Starsky & Hutch.
Tuesday 26 November 2013
A survey has revealed some surprising results about waxing. Perhaps natural isn't something to worry about after all?
Wednesday 02 October 2013
If one thing’s been made starkly evident by this whole debacle, it’s that Miley’s understanding of ‘sexy’ is flawed
Sunday 22 September 2013
Hannibal Lecter – psychiatrist, psychopath, purveyor of ghastly canapés – is an ambiguous presence in Thomas Harris’s Red Dragon (1981) and its sequels. Rarely the outright villain, he tends to play the role of a genteel monster with whom the reader is, scandalously, invited to sympathise.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Entering the famous cheat code onto Vogue, Wired, GQ or Easy Living reveals a hidden easter egg
Tuesday 04 June 2013
An internationally renowned artist from Cornwall who was found guilty of a string of sex charges against children has avoided prison.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Kawaii, or a love of the adorable, is huge in Japan – and it’s big here too. Bless, says Will Coldwell
Music videos: David Bowie's 'The Next Day' is not the first time a pop star has tried to emulate Christ
Thursday 09 May 2013
The latest stage of David Bowie’s remarkable comeback is a video for his song “The Next Day”. And he has chosen to mine the rich seam of Christian imagery, following a path set by a number of modern videos.
Friday 03 May 2013
National Gallery of Art, Washington
Saturday 13 April 2013
Museums dedicated to neon and mobsters, new bars, and a cultural centre – Chris Coplans on the reinvention of Sin City
Thursday 28 March 2013
This March is set to be the coldest in the UK since 1962, weather experts said today.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
The basic, courier-fonted layout is one of the hallmarks of Popbitch. It is both reminiscent of the internet’s earlier days and testament to the argument that content is king.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
- 1 Are you turning into your dad? The top ten signs you've embraced dad-ism revealed as survey says 38 is age men turn into their father
- 2 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 3 Overheard in Waitrose: documenting the chatter in 'Britain's poshest supermarket'
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Grace Dent on TV: Game of Thrones has jumped the shark