Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
17 April 2015

Montage of Heck: nevermind the tragedy

A new rock doc about Kurt Cobain is a paean to the Nirvana frontman’s restless creativity – not his tragic end.

14 April 2015

Smashing statues: the chilling desire to be free from history

The new fashion for defacement is intolerant and vengeful.

27 March 2015

Kendrick Lamar: rap’s angry young man

To Pimp A Butterfly is a rap classic for Generation Y to call its own.

27 March 2015

Jeremy Clarkson: a true internationalist

Far from being parochial, Top Gear was loved from Italy to Iran.

18 March 2015

The Newspeak of gender-neutral pronouns

Rather than reducing the English language to pale neutrality, let’s enrich it.

Fifty Shades: an uprising against fun-free feminism

After 50 years of feminism, women want to fantasise about dominant men.