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An American Nightmare

The glorification of greed in The Wolf of Wall Street is troubling for Becky Cook

Colleges share more similarities than differences

“We all go to the same lectures and many colleges share tutors"

A slow descent to hell

Cramped seating, culinary complaints and clapping for a landing. Becky Cook hates planes.

Let’s Talk About: PDA

Becky Cook speaks out against nauseating couples

Trump is using Twitter to dictate the media

Trump's 'keyboard courage' has put him in control of the mainstream media, writes Becky Cook

TV memes for deadline-drowning teens

Becky Cook comments on the importance of film and TV shows in meme culture

Ones to watch: Science fiction’s signature moves

Donnie Darko, Signs and Terminator are classics of the genre

My Cousin Rachel: a disturbing world of unanswered questions

Becky Cook is unsettled and intrigued by the latest film adaptation of Daphne du Maurier

Hokusai: Beyond The Great Wave – a man possessed by the...

Becky Cook is awestruck by Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’ but says the artist fails to discover anything beyond the masterpiece at the British Museum’s current exhibition

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip – a neglected Sorkin revisited

Becky Cook asks why Aaron Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip was cancelled, after one season on air

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UK ambassador to North Korea encourages pragmatism in China Centre speech

Alastair Morgan said that American investment in North Korea is a “carrot which they are rejecting”

Interview – The Unstoppable Rise of the Magic Gang

With guitar bands falling out of favour, The Magic Gang seem an exception to the rule

May I Borrow The Tiger Please?

The history of Tipu Sultan’s Tiger is the history of imperialistic acquisition

Choosing the best Italian on George Street

Price and variation are crucial for a good restaurant.

Travels with a Cross-Dressing friend: A Personal Biography of China

Michael Bristow, a former BBC Foreign Correspondent, hopes his book will challenge the Chinese government