Culture

Earworms are the internal soundtrack of our lives. What's yours?
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Gavin Bryars

Earworms are the internal soundtrack of our lives. What's yours?

As ABBA Voyage sails on – who’s still bringing in the money, money, money?
ABBA Voyage promo photo
Music

As ABBA Voyage sails on – who’s still bringing in the money, money, money?

From Our Own Fire by William Letford review – hilarious and thought-provoking in equal measure
From our own fire book cover
Books

From Our Own Fire by William Letford review – hilarious and thought-provoking in equal measure

The Mission: Inside John Chau's doomed attempt to convert the tribes of North Sentinel Island
animated scene of man in kayak being approached by people on a beach
Film

The Mission: Inside John Chau's doomed attempt to convert the tribes of North Sentinel Island

Gunflower by Laura Jean McKay review – a work of rare depth and skill
Gunflower book cover
Books

Gunflower by Laura Jean McKay review – a work of rare depth and skill

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher's Britain was a time of fear. If you were northern, you were f**ked'
Richard Hawley walking on the beach in his coat
Music

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher's Britain was a time of fear. If you were northern, you were f**ked'

David Duchovny: 'I dare you not to be moved by Puff, the Magic Dragon'
David Duchovy in a white t shirt
The Music That Made Me

David Duchovny: 'I dare you not to be moved by Puff, the Magic Dragon'

Author and activist Naomi Klein: 'My mother becoming disabled changed how I saw the world'
Letter To My Younger Self

Author and activist Naomi Klein: 'My mother becoming disabled changed how I saw the world'

How Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival is nurturing tomorrow's headliners
Miles Davis playing onstage
Music

How Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival is nurturing tomorrow's headliners

5 best rom-com books, selected by rising star novelist Alex Sarkis
An illustration of pink hearts rising from the pages of a book
Books

5 best rom-com books, selected by rising star novelist Alex Sarkis

Have you ever wondered where mushrooms come from? This is the incredible secret life of fungi
illustration of red spotted fungus
Nature

Have you ever wondered where mushrooms come from? This is the incredible secret life of fungi

Firebrand cellist Abel Selaocoe: 'Classical music is about telling a great story'
Abel Selaocoe resting his chin on clasped hands
Music

Firebrand cellist Abel Selaocoe: 'Classical music is about telling a great story'

Atherton 'had everything taken away'. The Snug brought back music and community
female fronted punk band on the stage of The Snug in Atherton
venue watch

Atherton 'had everything taken away'. The Snug brought back music and community

'Being over-sexualised as a teen has grave consequences': NXKXTA on grooming and the Lolita myth
NXKXTA

'Being over-sexualised as a teen has grave consequences': NXKXTA on grooming and the Lolita myth

Comic book legend Grant Morrison on drag, defying gender norms and debut novel Luda
Grant Morrison
Books

Comic book legend Grant Morrison on drag, defying gender norms and debut novel Luda

Russell T Davies' classic picks from the Whoniverse as Doctor Who episodes land on iPlayer
All the lead actors from Doctor Who - as classic episodes arrive in The Whoniverse on BBC iPlayer
TV

Russell T Davies' classic picks from the Whoniverse as Doctor Who episodes land on iPlayer

Duran Duran on critics, escapism and why AI can actually be a useful tool for artistry
Roger Taylor, John Taylor, Simon Le Bon and Nick Rhodes in black suits against a red background
Interview

Duran Duran on critics, escapism and why AI can actually be a useful tool for artistry

Top 5 books about love, selected by 'QI elf' Edward Brooke-Hitching
Pink neon light in the shape of a heart
Love

Top 5 books about love, selected by 'QI elf' Edward Brooke-Hitching

'It was time to change the narrative': How I created the Black British Book Festival
Selina Brown illustration
Books

'It was time to change the narrative': How I created the Black British Book Festival

Time season 2 star Jodie Whittaker: 'People are leaving prison and they're being given a tent'
Jodie Whittaker in Time
Interview

Time season 2 star Jodie Whittaker: 'People are leaving prison and they're being given a tent'