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Trevor Noah on Omicron: ‘How did that happen after everything we did?’
Late-night hosts discuss the US travel ban following the discovery of the Omicron variant and supply chain concerns on Cyber Monday

Adrian Horton

30, Nov, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Harold and Maude: 50 years on, Hal Ashby’s box-office bomb is a black comedy classic
This eccentric 70s romcom continues to charm with its dark humour and undercurrent of optimism

Elizabeth Quinn

30, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Down but not out: film, theatre, art and more to help deal with failure
From Oscar Isaac’s underperforming folk singer to The Good Place, Guardian critics offer up bittersweet culture for when success eludes you

Jessica Kiang, Kate Wyver, Phil Harrison, Alison Flood and Jonathan Jones

29, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Squid Game marbles? Taylor Swift’s stolen scarf? It’s the culture Christmas gift guide 2021!
From postpunk stationery to Harry Styles nail polish and a beach towel celebrating the woman who shot Andy Warhol … get your Christmas in gear with our guide to the hottest presents for your best art friend

Guardian culture desk

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Baking Impossible: cooking meets engineering in hare-brained but moreish show
Contestants rig circuitry into desserts and race them through obstacle courses in the latest cultural obsession with creative fusion

Jinghua Qian

28, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Comedian Munya Chawawa: ‘People think I blew up in lockdown, but I’ve been doing this for years’
He skewered Matt Hancock with his brilliant viral video ‘It wasn’t me’, and he’s behind a host of other highly contagious parodies. Munya Chawawa tells Sirin Kale why this is the moment he’s long been dreaming of

Sirin Kale

28, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Simone Lia: No spoiler alert – cartoon
And then the main character falls in a hole and dies…

Simone Lia

28, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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On my radar: Bridget Christie’s cultural highlights
The comedian on Jon Ronson’s take on the culture wars, an app for menopausal women, and a life-affirming book about death

Bridget Christie

27, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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What connects Janet Jackson’s ‘wardrobe malfunction’ to Shonda Rhimes and John Singleton?
From the Super Bowl to groundbreaking cinema: we jump down the rabbit hole, via a detour to Britney Spears

Larry Ryan

27, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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From House of Gucci to a lost David Bowie album: a complete guide to this week’s entertainment
Whether it is a live gig, a new film or a game to play at home, our critics have your plans for this week covered

27, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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From Bert at the Logies to Kylie at the Arias: how well do you know Australian awards ceremony moments?
Test your knowledge of the most delightfully infamous moments from Australian awards ceremonies in our quick quiz

Clem Bastow

26, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The Guide #10: the enduring appeal of the Beatles
In this week’s newsletter, why Peter Jackson’s eight-hour documentary proves the band still have a vice-like grip on our culture

Gwilym Mumford

26, Nov, 2021 @11:48 AM

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