Almost 60 years ago, Lady Chatterley’s lover brought sex and lust into the courtroom and changed the way we thought about censoring literature.
Despite the popularity of streaming apps, the reality is that those who created the music see very little of the money.
While the question of a republic remains unanswered, perhaps we could use our democratic rights to choose our next monarch? It’s been done before.
While the flat-earth theory is new in intensity, it is old in application. In fact, there are many people to blame. Consider this the definitive list.
While sticks and stones may break bones, the insult remains the only way to ruin someone utterly. But, what separates the good from the bad?
Bill Gates and Warren Buffet suggest you spend 5 hours a week growing your mind. Those who have trouble reading their point are just giving themselves over to ignorance.
Tutankhamen was an ancient obscure boy-king who sat friendless for 3,245 years. That was until one morning in 1922, when Howard Carter knocked on his door.
Monsters have been part of storytelling since the earliest times, and the Minotaur is one of the most famous. Half man, half bull with a face only a mother could love, let us creep into the labyrinth to make ourselves known to him.
For those of you who have been naughty all year but still hope to bag presents from Santa, you might end up getting a visit from Krampus instead.
Enough of the frivolous fluff we hear this time of year, I say! Time to culture-up our taste this Christmas.
What’s Christmas without all those cheesy festive songs? To get you in the holiday mood here are some of our favourites performed by a range of singers from Sinatra to Aguilera, and including a few surprises.
A circadian novel is one that follows their characters over a 24-hour period. It’s tough to produce, but when done correctly, the results are spectacular.
When Don Burke labelled the voices against him a ‘witch hunt’, he was merely following a well-worn path that many have walked down before.
Abstract art is a wonderful form, beset by confusion. Sure, it looks good and all, but what exactly are we looking at? We tasked Anne Spencer to fill in the mental gaps.
As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.
The power couple is a long-running social concept. However, only in the literary sphere do they do it properly. In fact, their love enabled the production of true classics.
For numerous and varied excuses, the achievements of women are lost to history. However, we’ve found two that deserve their day in the sun. Fair’s fair.
The saxophone has endless appeal, so to honour it, we thought we’d wrap our lips around it. You know where I’m going with this, daddy-o.
Sometimes, the mud sticks. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will be forever known as a man who expired with a bottle in hand, but his final act belies his genius.
Alexander may have been the blueprint for the overachieving smug millennial of today. But what did he do that was so great?
For many, ‘Mack the Knife’ is a song that been covered to death. The truth, however, is far darker. And yes, it involves death.
The legacy of a famous father is usually a death sentence for the son. However, there are exceptions to the rule.