Our September issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Netflix has produced the most horrendously compelling show of all time
By Esther Watson
The much-hyped comeback was a waste of time
What we really want is a sense of the acrimony and the bitchiness
Is cutting out animal products always the most ethical choice?
Parton hits all the right notes with her Christmas classics
She will mostly be remembered by her refusal to fully embrace the antiquated role of First Lady
Help, I can’t stop watching Sex/Life
The mystery of Melania Trump
Friends: The Reunion turned out to be a pointless nostalgia-fest
Meghan is filling the gossip-shaped hole in our universe
The mixed morality of Veganuary
A holly Dolly Christmas
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.