A reflection on the Palestinian theorist's strivings, insights and shortcomings.
Two new London plays delight in slaying PC cows.
John Pilger got up the pro-war lobby's nose, but failed to get under its skin.
Last of the Summer Wine, Blind Date, David Kelly's suicide....why they are all TV turn-offs.
Two new dramas fall for different kinds of love.
Must-reads from the past week
What Johnny Cash means to the Nick Hornby generation.
The best way to make a magician in a box disappear is to ignore him.
On jumping London and sexing up Chaucer.
Sex, drugs and the BBC.
Cinderella, thesps and socialists: the unreality of the Edinburgh Festival.