In the Earth asks some indulgence of its audience.

Ben Wheatley, who gained a loyal following with Kill List and A Field in England, has done a bit of stumbling in subsequent years. The relevant cliche(...)

Graffiti art by Maser featuring the slogan ‘Maser loves you’ in 2008. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Throughout lockdown, large format artwork in the public realm has brightened up people’s days, from Emma Blake’s brilliant poppy work under her monike(...)

This compilation is a valuable reminder that even the most celebrated musicians didn’t think it all up on their own

With a subtitle that could easily scare the unadventurous – Classical and avant-garde music that inspired the Sixties counterculture – this 50-plus so(...)

“What is fatherhood, exactly? What does it mean to have a son? Why does the word ‘dad’ seem to ruin everything as a prefix, from jokes to rock?”

I can’t remember anything. Names. Dates. Lyrics. To be perfectly honest, I’m not even sure where I’m parked. That’s why I was stunned by the clarity (...)

Leonard Cohen onstage at the Three Arena in 2009. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A number of years ago, RTÉ television ran a satirical sitcom set in a CNN-style newsroom, complete with newsreader, cutaways to reporters, graphics an(...)