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In Defence of Useless Things │ Jake Scott

“All art is quite useless” declared Oscar Wilde, and in doing so summarised succinctly the traditional discipline of aesthetic appreciation, and beauty. “Art is useless,” thought Wilde, “because its aim is simply to create...

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Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man│ Ben Khamis

The Tory party faces a challenging obstacle which may scuttle our chances at the next election: finding someone who can stop Corbyn’s political juggernaut. Welcome to the stage Jacob Rees-Mogg – the well-mannered, tweed-jacketed...

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Awards Season – Is It Over Yet?│ David Bone

Now that the award season is over and the film-stars/celebrities/musicians have all had their congratulatory, self-love fests for yet another year, all to dismal viewing figures, for the production of cultural output most of...