Who am I? Simon Pegg goes in search

Pop psychology, ahoy. When Hector (Pegg), a nervy, anal-retentive psychiatrist experiences some class of midlife crisis, he leaves his partner (Rosamu(...)

Miley Cyrus performing her raunchy stage show at the 02 in Dublin last night. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

She’s pop’s good girl gone bad, the former star of kids’ TV who now delivers the kind of onstage performances you wouldn’t want your child to see. Mil(...)

Being Miley Cyrus
  • Music
  • May 16, 2014, 00:00

She’d better not bail. I’ll be furious if she cancels. No, I’m not talking about a flaky best friend, I am talking about international pop star(...)

Miley Cyrus: stuck to a your-prudery-could-never-relate-to-my-liberation script. Photograph: Jamie McCarthy/Getty

It’s nothing new to see Sinéad O’Connor take a courageous stance on a pressing but largely ignored social issue. She was doing it long before it was f(...)

Left to right, Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor: Cyrus’s naive admonition of O’Connor has been nearly universally condemned. photograph: pa wire

Myley Cyrus’s ill-judged and thoughtless riposte to Sinéad O’Connor last week has at least highlighted the fact that old prejudices about mental healt(...)

Twerking around: Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Twerk or die

Twerking, we’re told, is one of those suggestive new-fangled African- American-influenced dances. Like the Twist. Or the Hucklebuck. The word, sometim(...)