Authors Posts by Joel Nelson

Joel Nelson


Milestones: George Harrison after the Beatles

Joel Nelson tells us about George Harrison's post-Beatles escape

Loading the Canon: John Major: The Autobiography

Cherwell calls for new kids on the literary block

Why bother with celebrity artists?

Joel Nelson has a look at Sylvester Stallone’s artistic credentials

Loading the Canon: 12 Years a Slave

Cherwell calls for new additions to the literary establishment, 12 Years a Slave answers

Why iPads don’t belong in galleries

Joel Nelson discusses how digital cameras have changed the way we interact with exhibited art

Memories of 1966: How should we treat the legends?

With the World Cup now begun, Joel Nelson questions how the heroes of ‘66 are celebrated

Beyond amphetamine-fuelled parties and silk screen prints

Joel Nelson encounters a previously unseen side of Andy Warhol and his creative genius

Review: Martin Creed at the Hayward Gallery

Joel Nelson hates Martin Creed’s latest exhibition at the Hayward Gallery on the South Bank

Loading the Canon: John Lennon

Cherwell's weekly call for new additions to the literary establishment highlights Lennon's short stories and poems

Ballroom Cuppers: perhaps the most elegant Cuppers sport?

Joel Nelson takes a look at the upcoming ballroom dancing Cuppers tournament


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.