Last Christmas, I had to scale a mountain of dietary concerns of my ingrate relatives. This year, I made a holiday playlist to quietly spite them.
Janelle Monáe’s ‘Dirty Computer’ takes the tired and dead and makes it breathe again.
Mike Pence dropped in to see if we were still friends, Alien life may be a reality on the moons of Saturn and Matt Damon was zinged beyond the grave. What a week.
It goes without saying that 2016 has claimed many people of genius…but we’re saying it anyway. We’ve combed the writing staff to see who they miss the most. Bring a hankie and a beverage to raise in respect.
Week six, already? Songs of heartache just make time pass so quickly. Belinda Carlisle’s “Summer Rain” cops the #200 Sad Songs treatment in this week’s instalment.
The general consensus is that 2016 can eat a bag of dicks. So let’s savour other fruits before we apathetically return to the bag for 2017…
Morning sleepyhead. What happened while you were asleep? The cause of death for Prince was established, and Teflon Bron carried on.
Pop the kettle on and settle into a good chair, it’s time for more Long Reads, with the story of Prince’s personal chef sandwiched between two difficult tales of abuse.
For this week’s Long Reads we spin tales of Prince’s complex legacy, a lawyer that protects asylum seekers, and the sad end of a genius.
This week we farewelled one Prince, another met Obama and we saw the first arrows fired in the election war.