Sam Delaney
Sam Delaney
Sam Delaney is a writer and broadcaster from London. His latest book, Sort Your Head Out - Mental Health Without All The Bollocks (Constable), is out now in paperback. You can read more of his stuff and listen to his weekly podcast on his Substack (sambdelaney.substack.com)
Overgrown lads should act their age – even at a Liam Gallagher gig
Liam Gallagher performing at the London leg of his Definitely Maybe 30th anniversary tour
Sam Delaney

Overgrown lads should act their age – even at a Liam Gallagher gig

How a dreary trip to a travel agent became an escapade of exotic birds and celebrity musicians
A parrot
Sam Delaney

How a dreary trip to a travel agent became an escapade of exotic birds and celebrity musicians

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'
Music

Madness legend Suggs: 'I loved growing up in a council flat. I couldn't be prouder of the fact'

How puzzles became the nourishing distraction that helps me face the day
A crossword puzzle makes for a good start for the day
Sam Delaney

How puzzles became the nourishing distraction that helps me face the day

Historian Darrin M McMahon on why we need to rethink equality for the modern age
Books

Historian Darrin M McMahon on why we need to rethink equality for the modern age

Myth of hard work needs to be busted. Luck and privilege are usually behind success
A man having a nap on a bench
Sam Delaney

Myth of hard work needs to be busted. Luck and privilege are usually behind success

Some people might find my middle-aged life boring – but it's real. There's beauty in the humdrum
Sam Delaney says old people can still enjoy live music
Sam Delaney

Some people might find my middle-aged life boring – but it's real. There's beauty in the humdrum

There's no shame in being skint. Talking about money worries will free you
Finance

There's no shame in being skint. Talking about money worries will free you

Andrew Tate is the worst possible example of being a man
Sam Delaney

Andrew Tate is the worst possible example of being a man

Keir Starmer is canny enough to know that fear is the Tories' best friend
Keir Starmer addressing a business conference in London, February 2024
Sam Delaney

Keir Starmer is canny enough to know that fear is the Tories' best friend

Cold snaps and broken resolutions – welcome to the UK in January
Image for Sam Delaney on road rage
Sam Delaney

Cold snaps and broken resolutions – welcome to the UK in January

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'
Rick Astley
Music

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'