Peggy Lipton obituary

Actor who won a Golden Globe for The Mod Squad and starred in David Lynchs TV drama Twin Peaks The natural shyness and reticence of the actor Peggy Lipton, who has died of cancer aged 72, lent her work an…

How the news took over reality

The long read: Is engagement with current affairs key to being a good citizen? Or could an endless torrent of notifications be harming democracy as well as our wellbeing? The afternoon of Friday 13 November 2015 was a chilly one…

Why we are addicted to conspiracy theories

The long read: Outsiders and the disenfranchised have always embraced the existence of wild plots and cover-ups. But now the biggest conspiracy-mongers are in charge In January 2015, I spent the longest, queasiest week of my life on a cruise…

Streaming: Beyoncs Homecoming

The singers exhilarating Homecoming documentary is a fascinating study in celebrity Have you seen Beyoncs exhilarating, self-directed concert documentary, but by the measure of feverish social media volume, it feels like the streaming event of 2019 so far. Since it…