Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Books

Ruby Tandoh Wants You to Fall Back in Love with Your Appetite

The food writer and former Great British Bake Off contestant's new book dismantles diet culture and food fads to celebrate eating exactly what you want.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
2.5.18
London

These South Londoners Want to Inspire Young Entrepreneurs with Fried Chicken

“Growing up, we didn’t really know anybody who had their own business," says Daniel Opoku-Baah, co-founder of South London chicken joint Drums & Flats. "We can be an example to local young people.”
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.10.18
BFI London Film Festival 2017

The Film That Will Make You Think Twice About Rich White Girls

Director and screenwriter Cory Finley’s debut film 'Thoroughbreds' delivers teen girl privilege to new heights using dark comedy and quick wit.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
10.19.17
Home Coming

Home Coming: Edinburgh

An intimate tour of one writer's home town, one emo hangout at a time.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
8.16.17
immigration

Meeting Britain's 'Low Value Immigrants'

Assigning economic value to human life is nothing new in politics, but Iain Duncan Smith did it again recently in one of the worst interviews of the election cycle.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
5.26.17
Op-Eds

Dear Ivor Novellos: You Can't Celebrate Diversity in Music Without Tackling Race

Last week the songwriting award nominations were heralded for including artists like Laura Mvula and Michael Kiwanuka – but it's not that simple
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
4.26.17
#IndyRef2

I Voted No in the Last Scottish Referendum – Here's Why I Wouldn't Do the Same Today

A lot can change in three years.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
3.13.17
the vice interview

The VICE Interview: Jamelia

The singer on waking up to the treatment of black women in the media, her obsession with plantain and why she stopped being a Rastafarian.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.16.17
Views My Own

YouTube 'Social Experiments' Are the Worst Kind of Smug White Racism

A man in Liverpool has been convicted of racially abusing a woman in a video he says was "raising awareness" of racism.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.12.17
cheerleading

Why Cheerleading Deserves to be Recognised as an Olympic Sport

Last year, cheerleading received provisional recognition as an Olympic sport. As a fierce physical and mental challenge, this was no less than it deserved – and full recognition should follow.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.12.17
Dickheads

Kebab Shop Workers Talk About the Worst Dickheads They've Ever Met

"He said, 'I'm going to ruin you' and threw his food over the counter."
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.6.17
christmas

I Tried to Get Hypnotised into Actually Liking Christmas

What it's like to sit in the middle of an old shopping centre while a guy tries to cast you under a festive spell.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
12.23.16
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