Wednesday, 20 March 2019

What we get wrong about social media echo chambers

It’s a sad truth of our modern interconnected lives that tragedies are often defined by the platitudes they evoke. A..

By David Waywell


Friday, 8 March 2019

Is it still okay to enjoy Michael Jackson’s music?

Is it still okay to enjoy Michael Jackson’s music? The answer is obviously “no”. Enjoy the music of an alleged..

By David Waywell


Friday, 1 March 2019

David Lammy is right about Comic Relief

I just sat down to write about how much I agree with David Lammy. I switched on my PC simply..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Alan Partridge on gloriously unwatchable form

It took the fictional illness of a fictional host of a fictional show, but Alan Partridge finally got his second..

By David Waywell


Friday, 22 February 2019

Donald Trump might be right about SNL

It’s a sign of a healthy engagement with politics if you occasionally find yourself agreeing with Donald Trump. Now, I..

By David Waywell


Thursday, 21 February 2019

The Tiggers might not be the answer but they are posing the right questions

I rarely write about British politics and, by the end of this, a few of you might be grateful for..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 19 February 2019

The Opportunity Rover proved NASA's great ambitions

Has the collective human imagination ever been so significantly triggered as it was that moment on 20th July 1969, when the commander..

By David Waywell


Friday, 1 February 2019

The many Manchesters of photographer Martin Parr

Martin Parr is a rarity among modern British photographers – he is the author of some remarkable works of social..

By David Waywell


Monday, 28 January 2019

Venezuelan crisis could help solve Trump's border wall problem

Normality in American politics is now reserved for those days that would have previously been described as “abnormal”. So, by..

By David Waywell