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Conceptual art is a bubble

Art critic Julian Spalding talks to Barney Pite about how art dealers have a stranglehold on popularity

This brave new world is dark and lonely

America’s Cool Modernism shows us a society terrified of the world it created

Café circuit: Cafe W

Cafe W is the best place to work over a coffee

Uni executives defend grad rent hike

The rent hike will only affect central University housing, likely creating greater demand for the limited college accommodation available to graduates

Finding the ‘Homeland’

There are questions of loyalty, identity, and ethics in this long-running show

García Marquez makes magical realism realistic

Barney Pite unpacks the "tragic, brutal and cruel" world of Márquez's News of a Kidnapping

Remembering Wallace: Biography and Memory

'The End of the Tour' is a powerful biopic, but by all accounts it gets David Foster Wallace wrong. Does that matter?

Oxlove to sell stash

The admins of the page intend to release hoodies and t-shirts in the near future.

Iraq is not a twentieth century Crusade

Oxford historian Christopher Tyerman delivers a polemic speech against rhetorical comparisons between the war on terror and the crusades

Philosophical economists and privatised oceans

Barney Pite reviews Varoufakis’ Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

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The Actor’s Nightmare Review – “a high octane sprint through an abominable nocturnal dystopia”

Becky Cook is impressed by Mercury Theatre Productions' venture into theatrical hell, but the length of the production leaves her wanting more

Daniel Craig and the rescue of James Bond

Daniel Craig’s tenure as James Bond began with Casino Royale, and the highly successful 2006 blockbuster proved a fitting starting point for the ‘Blonde...

Hassan’s named among best ‘drunk food’ student takeaways in UK

It is the second time in a year that the eatery has received national recognition

Buffet breakfasts should be sent back to the kitchen

As the holiday season enters full-swing, it’s time to reassess the buffet breakfast.

Why I won’t be protesting Trump

A decade of unknown change is worth protesting more than a two day visit