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Strange, horny game ads are flooding social media. I accidentally became obsessed | Alex McKinnon
In his quest to discover why these ads are everywhere, Alex McKinnon ended up downloading too many of them – and investing too much

Alex McKinnon

14, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Maid: the bleak humour of Netflix’s hit show rings true to victims – and that’s not all it gets right
As a survivor of domestic violence, Alex O’Sullivan saw a lot of herself in the series. She hopes the funny side of it brings more viewers in

Alex O'Sullivan

13, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘I never worked in a cocktail bar’: How the Human League made Don’t You Want Me
‘Philip turned up to meet my parents fully made up, with red lipstick and high heels. My dad locked himself in the bedroom and refused to come out’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

13, Dec, 2021 @3:34 PM

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Sip, sip, hooray! Film, music, art and more about drinking
Whether your tipple is Mad Men, Roger Scruton or a game set in Satan’s afterparty, our critics toast the best culture about booze

Jessica Kiang, Phil Harrison, Keza MacDonald, Michael Cragg, Steven Poole

13, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Fears of more ‘cultural vandalism’ of Victorian bridges in England and Scotland
Campaigners say National Highways preparing sites for filling in or demolition despite ministers ordering pause

Matthew Weaver

13, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Actor Kathryn Hunter: ‘I gravitated towards male roles because men are given more interesting things to do’
The theatre star on the car crash that transformed her life, changing her name for work – and playing all three witches in Joel Coen’s new film of Macbeth

Kate Kellaway

12, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Simone Lia: Unique Christmas gift ideas – cartoon
Gifts that don’t cost a thing…

Simone Lia

12, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘You’ve got to try and worry about something bigger than yourself’: Riz Ahmed on rap, racism and standing up to Hollywood
Riz Ahmed has never been afraid of a challenge – he famously learned drumming and sign language for his role in Sound of Metal. But his most fearless performance? Taking on Hollywood…

Tim Lewis

12, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘The carved trees have a spirit’: Kamilaroi fight to repatriate sacred 800-year-old trunks
Students from Collarenebri in north-west NSW mount global effort to track down sacred carved trees sawed off in the 1940s

Kelly Burke

11, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘There’s always been an affinity between Christmas and ghosts’: Mark Gatiss on the joy of festive frights
The writer and actor puts the ghoul into yule with screen and stage roles reprising haunting classics from Charles Dickens and MR James

Vanessa Thorpe

11, Dec, 2021 @3:33 PM

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On my radar: Tanya Moodie’s cultural highlights
The Motherland actor on shouting at the television, the memoir she couldn’t put down, and the street food she can’t get enough of

Kathryn Bromwich

11, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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What connects C’mon C’mon director Mike Mills to Kevin Keegan and Suzi Quatro?
Take a trip down the rabbit hole, visiting C’mon C’mon, REM, Happy Days and the 1982 World Cup along the way

Larry Ryan

11, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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