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Spreadsheet Phil is right about Boris

Politics

Spreadsheet Phil is right about Boris

by Matthew d'Ancona

Philip Hammond's takedown of Boris Johnson in the Daily Mail might be brutal, but his argument holds true.
‘Never, ever, bloody anything, ever!’ – 30 years of ‘Mr Jolly Lives Next Door’

Movies

‘Never, ever, bloody anything, ever!’ – 30 years of ‘Mr Jolly Lives Next Door’

by Matthew d'Ancona

The once-in-a-lifetime collaboration of Stephen Frears, Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson, Peter Cook... and Nicholas Parsons: no wonder 'Jolly' has endured for three decades.
Welcome to DRUGSTORE NOW

Start here

Welcome to DRUGSTORE NOW

by Peter Hoskin

Introducing the latest addition to the DRUGSTORE CULTURE website, a place where our team will be posting live responses to cultural news.
Almodóvar and Maura: The story of a breakdown

Movies

Almodóvar and Maura: The story of a breakdown

by Harriet Marsden

Carmen Maura made the great Spanish director a star, but their artist-muse relationship couldn't survive success.
Only for the curious

Events

Only for the curious

by Peter Hoskin

DRUGSTORE CULTURE talked about curiosity and certainty during this year’s Names Not Numbers conference.
Ninamounah is fashion for the fearless

Fashion

Ninamounah is fashion for the fearless

by Ryan Cahill

The Amsterdam designer’s collections might make you feel uncomfortable – but that’s a good thing.
The charge sheet against May

Politics

The charge sheet against May

by Matthew d'Ancona

As Conservative conference starts, Theresa May is still the problem for her party and the country.
Weekend Watch: The Village

Movies

Weekend Watch: The Village

by James Oliver

This 2004 M. Night Shyamalan movie didn't live up to his previous work when it was first released, but it still deserves a rewatch.
This was the Manics’ truth, and ours

Music

This was the Manics’ truth, and ours

by Owen Bennett

Twenty years ago, the Manic Street Preachers beat Steps to the top of the charts, with an eccentric, tired and sad album.
A Star is Born again – for the #MeToo era

Movies

A Star is Born again – for the #MeToo era

by Pamela Hutchinson

From 1932 to now, the various films of the ‘A Star is Born’ story have each reflected their times.
Kavanaugh: follow the money – and the Russia scandal

Counterculture

Kavanaugh: follow the money – and the Russia scandal

by Louise Mensch

As gripping as Ford's testimony was, the federal judge is even more vulnerable on finance and alleged collusion over Russian interference.
How does advertising affect our freedom?

Technology

How does advertising affect our freedom?

by Alice Thwaite

Businesses are turning to new marketing tactics to reach their consumers, but new standards must be put in place to make sure they don't implicate users' health.
It doesn’t matter that Kavanaugh was young – these allegations must be taken seriously

Social

It doesn’t matter that Kavanaugh was young – these allegations must be taken seriously

by Olive Pometsey

Teaching teenage boys that sexually inappropriate behaviour is okay, so long as it’s kept under wraps for a few decades, is a terrible standard for society to establish.
We❤Criterion: My Man Godfrey

Movies

We❤Criterion: My Man Godfrey

by Peter Hoskin

We introduce DRUGSTORE CULTURE’s partnership with Criterion UK with an essay about their latest release, ‘My Man Godfrey’.
Corbyn improves his pitch, but it’s still not enough

Politics

Corbyn improves his pitch, but it’s still not enough

by Peter Hoskin

DRUGSTORE CULTURE reports on the Labour leader's speech to his party conference in Liverpool.
In an age of screens, let’s remember the power of speech

Politics

In an age of screens, let’s remember the power of speech

by Olive Pometsey

Last night, at Speeches of Note Live, an event in association with DRUGSTORE CULTURE, actors delivered some of the greatest speeches in history.
The Turner Prize 2018 shortlist demands attention

Art

The Turner Prize 2018 shortlist demands attention

by Thomas McMullan

This year's exhibition might not feature conventional artistic mediums, but that's exactly why the line-up is so arresting.
The life-changing effect of prison arts programmes

Art

The life-changing effect of prison arts programmes

by Claudia Massie

Allowing offenders to be creative can be essential part of the rehabilitation process.