Goodwill to all – The philosophy of Spongebob

Issue 1030

Goodwill to all – The philosophy of Spongebob

What says Christmas to you? Lorraine Kelly, Sam Rockwell, Clare Balding and a host of celebrities, film stars and vendors talk about the sights, smells and otter attacks (!) that send them into a festive reverie…

Also in this week’s Big Issue:

Spongebob Squarepants – the $12bn industry that is bigger than The Beatles – gives a rare interview to The Big Issue… Plus, take the Spongebob quote quiz!

Fifty Shades Of Grey creator EL James on finding the right husband in Letter To My Younger Self

As another rough sleeper dies on the streets of Britain in winter, we speak to the agencies trying to address the problems around homelessness

Samira Ahmed considers the influence of 1960s sci-fi on al-Qaeda and anti-western insurgents

John Bird on media and populism

Plus, the week’s cultural highlights in your area, Street Lights, competitions, and much more!

The Big Issue

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