Writer and academic Emma Dabiri: “The difference with this [and other social media platforms] is that now the creator is getting paid as well as the platform. Maybe it’s a fairer model. It’s quite radical in some ways.”

2020 has been a time almost without precedent for people who make their livelihoods from the arts. Social media has been replete with tales of musicia(...)

In Frozen  2   Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven journey far beyond the gates of Arendelle in search of answers. Photograph: Disney

Pity the people tasked with following up Frozen. We are already inundated with retrospective assessments of the cinematic decade. Any that leave out (...)

Canadian author and acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan B Peterson: has a poet’s (or Jungian psychologist’s) appreciation of the beauty and utility of story, music, art and transcendence, but is not a believer in the conventional sense.  Photograph: James Forde

Jordan B Peterson, a controversial Canadian professor of psychology, spoke in Dublin this week. He held a public conversation in the 3Arena with Sam H(...)

All of these lists and biz psych books, like so much of our corporate culture, are predicated on the same definition of a life well lived as a life spent in relentless pursuit of some other state.

There’s a type of list very popular on the internet at the moment. It’s a list that promises, often in 280 characters or less, to make you a better, m(...)

Jordan B Peterson: “offering something other than ironic, hipsterish nihilism with a side order of avocado toast”.

It reflects how polarised our age has become that Jordan B Peterson, a Canadian professor of psychology, has become both a cultural rock star and an o(...)