Bridget Christie: “There isn’t a casting couch in stand-up. There isn’t even a couch. That’s why we’re always standing up”

There’s a head-turning gasp from Bridget Christie midway through our interview. “No,” she says in horror. “Oh my God. No. No, no, no, no, no.” Yo(...)

In 2008 there were 10 special releases for Record Store Day, a celebration of indie record stores and the vinyl format. A year later that figur(...)

Force Majeure: Eddie Izzard. Photograph: Michael Nagle/The New York Times

It’s disconcerting to hear Eddie Izzard, a gifted and thoroughly British comedian, cracking jokes in German. But from the modest stage in Berli(...)

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Q I feel brilliant most of the time, but I can’t find a serious relationship, so what’s standing in my way? I am highly creative and don’t conform to (...)