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Years ending in 9
Music1979, 1989... 2019? Years that end in ‘9’ tend to be iconic for music
Lana Del Rey
MusicThe genius kitsch of Lana Del Rey
Stansted 15
PoliticsI’m one of the Stansted 15, the peaceful protesters convicted of terrorism
Bestof-Videos
Life & CultureWhat viral moments showed us about how power is changing in 2018
Paris Hilton in American Meme
Film & TVParis Hilton grapples with the futility of life in The American Meme
best of art 1
Film & TVHow films tackled the issue of men’s mental health in 2018
dumplin
Film & TVDumplin’ is the feel-good movie that’s finally here for young fat women
Earl Sweatshirt photographed by Steven Traylor
MusicEarl Sweatshirt’s new album is a very real exploration of trauma
Lafayette in True Blood
Life & CultureThe problem of the ‘sassy black gay’ trope in theatre and film
The Simple Life
Film & TVHow The Simple Life laid the blueprint for influencer culture
crazy ex girlfriend
Film & TVIn Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, women can grow, regress, and grow some more
Anthony Ekundayo Lennon
Art & PhotographyThe winner of an arts grant for people of colour isn’t actually black
How musicians have responded to the Trump administration
MusicThe apocalyptic sound of music in the Trump era
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Film & TVThe Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, reviewed by a real witch
TEEN ANGST column
Film & TVA teenager on what films and TV get wrong about school shootings
Amy Winehouse in Back to Black
MusicA new Amy Winehouse doc raises the question: who gets to tell her story?
Christie's AI action, Edmond
Art & PhotographyAn AI-made artwork just sold for more at auction than most artists do
Amandla Stenberg, The Hate U Give
Film & TVThe Hate U Give is uncomfortable and contradictory – that’s why it’s vital
Rina Sawayama
MusicRina Sawayama’s hometown show was a triumphant look at the future of pop
Diamantino
Film & TVThis screwball satirical film is about a footballer who just loves puppies
Desiree Akhavan in The Bisexual
Film & TVDesiree Akhavan’s new show is the bisexual TV drama we needed
BTS
MusicWith a riotous stadium tour, BTS are taking on the western pop mainstream
Emma Stone in The Favourite
Film & TVThe Favourite is a perverse period comedy from the director of The Lobster
Responsible festival programming
MusicHow music festival bookers need to step up to fight sexism