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Sammy Talalay


Misanthrope: celebrity journalists

Misanthrope turns his wrath on celebrity journalists for a last dose of vitriol before Easter

Blagging the news: The French Presidential Election

Perplexed by political postulation? Cherwell is here to help you perfect your chit-chat.

Hunt for the perfect state

Sammy Talalay contemplates the implications of the government's involvement in non-political affairs

Interview: Jeremy Leggett

Jeremy Leggett talks candidly to Sammy Talalay about the impending energy crisis

India suffers for Rushdie’s silence

Sammy Talalay argues that protecting free speech needs to be knee-jerk if it is to be effective

Misanthrope: The 2012 Olympics

Misanthrope shares some thoughts on why to be excited about the Olympic Games in London

Fame, fortune and philosophy

Robert Winston talks to Sammy Talalay about his career as an academic, researcher and thespian

Jon Snow: ‘I’m just a tawdry old creep’

Sammy Talalay takes a seat at the table with Jon Snow to talk about his recent foray into film

Blagging The News: Republican primaries

Perplexed by political postulation? Cherwell is here to help you perfect your chit-chat

Should gay men face extra restrictions when giving blood?

Sammy Talalay looks at the recent changes to the law with regards to blood donations and the vexed balance between protecting the public and not being overly discriminatory


Oxford scholar questions £335m painting’s Da Vinci attribution

Wolfson fellow Matthew Landrus says only 5-20% of the 'Salvator Mundi' is Da Vinci's work, after a recording breaking sale at Christie’s auction house

Letter To: My Oxford friends

Deep into the long vac, Annie reflects on her first year friendships

McQueen Review – “an example of masterful documentary film-making”

Ian Bonhôte's creation celebrates McQueen’s legacy as a skilled artist and visionary

Welcome Freshers!

Congratulations - you made it!

Let’s talk about: Medicine Resits

Learning that you have to resit your medicine exams is difficult, and it is only made worse by an unfair system