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Candace Owens and the rise of the know-nothing public intellectual

She has no knowledge of Hitler, Germany or nationalism. But don’t let that stop her pontificating

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Art

Bring back Kevin Spacey

If Spacey is not tried, and therefore not convicted, he should return to acting

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Politics

Wallowing in self-loathing with Milo Yiannopoulos

Revisiting my notes from my April profile, it seems clear that his feuds are mere projection of his hatred for himself.

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Art

The fall of Milo Yiannopoulos

Exhausting adventures with a fading right-wing phenomenon

By Tanya Gold

Art

I’d rather be fat-shamed than have cancer

Sofie Hagen is a young Danish comic I admire. I didn’t see her most recent show, Dead Baby Frog, but I saw her win the best newcomer award at Edinburgh in 2015 and I was happy for her. I liked her sweet face and her fury. The audience treated her as a benign oddity. Because […]

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Art

The genius of Stephen King

Stephen King, 69, has sold more than 350 million books, and tries not to apologise for being working-class, or imaginative, or rich. The snobbery has ebbed a little, though; in 2003 he won the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and now the BFI is screening a series of adaptations of […]

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