The sofa. A good place to think. But now it’s gone.

Sitting here, in the space in our living room where the sofa used to be, it’s hard to find this situation anything but funny. The cat is bereft. The s(...)

Linda Hamilton at her home in New Orleans: “Did I think I was going to become an action-adventure star? Not once.”  Photograph: Akasha Rabut/New York Times

Linda Hamilton laughs the way Courtney Love sings, with great raspy bravado. It would be an intimidating laugh if it didn’t come easily, and if it wer(...)

Dwayne Johnson: the former wrestler has earned an estimated $89.4 million (€80.7million) in the last 12 months. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Dwayne Johnson has been named Hollywood’s highest paid male actor for the second year in a row. According to Forbes, the former wrestler has earned an(...)

Director Spike Lee plays Mookie, a pizza deliveryman

What’s changed since, an implausible 30 years ago, Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing was released to acclaim and controversy? “Not enough,” Spike would a(...)

Snap: some remain cautious on the prospects for the loss-making company. Photograph: Reuters

As many as 9 million people rushed to sign up to Snapchat, the vanishing messaging app, in recent months to see what their face might look like if the(...)

‘There’s a limit to the amount of times I’m prepared to prostitute my catchphrase’ Tony Robinson in Blackadder. Photograph: Victor Watts/Rex/Shutterstock

When it happens to Richard Wilson, he gives a wave and keeps walking. Maureen Lipman, on the other hand, tends to assume an expression of weary resign(...)

Animatronic head of Arnold Schwarzenegger  in a hydraulic press during an advert to remind people they have just over two months left to complain about PPI. Photograph: Financial Conduct Authority/PA

The man who will almost certainly be Britain’s next prime minister once declared he would “lie down…in front of the bulldozers” to prevent the constru(...)

Actor  Arnold Schwarzenegger at the Arnold Classic Africa, a sporting festival held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photograph: Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he will not press charges after being attacked during an event in South Africa. Video emerged on Sunday showing(...)

A pro-Brexit yellow vest protester demonstrating outside Downing Street in London. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Theresa May will be back. With her withdrawal agreement. Again. Her “back me and sack me” pledge was widely described as f(...)

Joan Freeman, Liadh Ní Riada, Michael D Higgins, Seán Gallagher, Peter Casey and Gavin Duffy. Surely some only marginally-compromised elder statesfolk could have been conjured up to give Higgins some proper competition? Photograph: Tom Honan

Right you shower of bastards, now that Peter Casey is president* things are going to be very different around here. Obviously, we at The Iri(...)

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