Thom Waite

Writer

UCU university strike
Life & CultureStudents asked to snitch on striking staff fight back with memes
Elon Musk, founder of Neuralink, scourge of monkeys
Life & CultureElon Musk’s monkey-killing brain chips are ready for humans
Ronan Mckenzie, founder of HOME
Art & PhotographyRonan Mckenzie’s HOME needs your help to stay alive in 2023
Nan Goldin, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed still
Film & TVProtest shouldn’t be polite: inside Nan Goldin’s fight against the Sacklers
A cat meme offering four dabloons
Life & CultureWhat are dabloons? A guide to TikTok’s new favourite meme currency
A llama generated by DeviantArt's DreamUp
Art & Photography‘I feel betrayed’: artists fight back against DeviantArt’s new AI project
ikon-1 wears Romain Gaulthier, Scarlett Yang, Weiran
Art & PhotographyNick Knight is building a ‘new civilisation’ in the metaverse
Elon Musk
Life & CultureWhat is Mastodon, AKA the ‘Twitter Killer’?
An artist’s impression of Gaia BH1 and its companion star
Life & CultureHow likely are we to be swallowed by a black hole?
Climate protester
Life & CultureCOP27 updates: we’re ‘on a highway to climate hell’
Candace Owens and Kanye West White Lives Matter shirts
MusicWe speak to the two Black DJs who bought ‘White Lives Matter’
NASA’s photo of the smiling Sun
Life & CultureAt least the sun’s happy
Steve Lacy
MusicIs TikTok actually ruining live music?
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Life & CultureGaming makes you racist and right-wing, new study confirms
 Tarantula Nebula, via Webb’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam)
Life & CultureFrom the cosmic cliffs to the Hand of God: unpicking the poetry of space
Sin Wai Kin, A Dream of Wholeness in Parts still (2021)
Art & PhotographyBoy bands are up against the apocalypse at the 2022 Turner Prize
Young Fathers, “I Saw” (BTS)
MusicThe story behind Young Fathers’ cultish new music video, ‘I Saw’
Off-White SS23 womenswear
FashionWatch 4 creatives tell the story of IB Kamara’s first Off-White show
Tom of Finland, Untitled (from Sex in the Shed), 1975
Art & PhotographyA guide to the Tom of Finland’s art and culture festival in London
Artwork from Andy Warhol Prince series
Art & PhotographyWhy the US Supreme Court is arguing over Andy Warhol’s Prince portraits
Frida: Viva La Vida still
Art & PhotographyWhy this businessman set fire to Frida Kahlo’s ‘$10m’ art
Toppled Colston statue
Art & PhotographyHow to make a monument that stands the test of time
Rihanna – autumn 2021
Fashion9 highlights from Riccardo Tisci’s reign at Burberry
DART mission illustration, asteroid Dimorphos
Life & CultureBut it was headed for Clapham! Watch NASA blow up an asteroid