Sam Wolfson


The 'NME' Wasn't a Monolith

It had a reputation for endless Gallagher covers and creating "landfill indie". But that's only half the story, as former NME rebels remember how they snuck Aaliyah, So Solid Crew and the Cheeky Girls into the magazine.
Sam Wolfson
US foreign policy

Talking Trump's Diplomacy With Obama's Ambassador To The UN

Power features in a new documentary The Final Year, an all-access look into the end of Obama's presidency.
Sam Wolfson

We Are Only Just Realising That Facebook Has Lost All Meaning

For years, publisher content papered over the cracks of a company falling apart.
Sam Wolfson

Charlie Brooker Discusses the 'Arkangel' Episode of 'Black Mirror'

"Hopefully people who are parents will go, 'Oh, that's me.'"
Sam Wolfson
Child Abuse

The Day the Church Stopped Believing Victims

Four years ago, the Anglican church apologised to a woman who claimed she'd been raped by a Bishop as a child. Today, a report said that apology should never have been given, and the Establishment are thrilled.
Sam Wolfson

The Trends That Lived and Died in 2016

In the future, they will google this article to find out what 'Pokemon Go' was.
Sam Wolfson

I Did a Gong Bath to See If It's a Better Way to Chill Than Gorging on Netflix

TV binging is apparently not a good way to relax, so I got a guy to bang a symbol over my head instead.
Sam Wolfson

What You Need to Know If You're Staying Up Tonight to Watch the US Election

If you're in the UK and not that au fait with American politics, here's everything to look out for.
Sam Wolfson

An Explainer: Why It Could Be a Good Thing That the Pound Is Now Worth Less

Marmite will get more expensive and wages will go down, so why do many economists believe a weaker pound is good news for Britain?
Sam Wolfson

What Does Nigel Farage Get Out of Supporting Donald Trump?

This is the UKIP leader's chance to put himself in the centre of a global movement.
Sam Wolfson
Europe: The Final Countdown

Supposedly Apathetic Millennials Are Not the Ones to Blame for Brexit

It was widely reported that just 36 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds voted, but a new study shows it was more like 64 percent—the largest youth turnout in 25 years. What else did the media get wrong, and why?
Sam Wolfson
festivals 2016

Glastonbury 2016 Was About Everything But the Headliners

The Adele-Muse-Coldplay triad sent more people than ever into the festival’s cooler corners, and the energy there was the best it’s ever been.
Sam Wolfson