Stephen Hawking was certainly never aware, but the day I saw him, in Cambridge, I understood something: that in your mind you can roam all the way to the edge of the universe, travel right down to the first few milliseconds of the big bang and come back to make a difference in the here and now.
Deborah De Robertis, a provocative Luxembourgish artist gets cleared off stage at TEDx Brussels. But when one controls the audio-visual, there are surely more elegant ways to stop a performance that breaches one’s ethics.
Is it me or is the latest episode of the Star Wars saga more of a parody of the series than an actual episode? At a certain point I almost expected Kylo Ren to ask the classic Spaceballs question: “How many Assholes we got on this ship?”. The best thing about The Last Jedi is […]
While Fire and Fury is not exactly a favourite book of mine, I cannot ignore the enormity of what it portrays. In a general sense, Michael Wolff doesn’t really expose anything new: we already new what Donald Trump is like, and controversy has beset his presidency from the start. What Wolff does very well, though, […]
Damien Hirst’s latest trick is certainly very provoking – but is that enough to qualify it as Art? This week, having succumbed to the flu, I have had plenty of time on my hands. And so I found myself in front of Netflix wondering what to watch (having already finished all the new Star Trek […]