Nathalie Olah

Swing Party

'Rotting From the Inside': Will Austerity Swing the Vote in This Midlands Town?

A decade of decay has seen Northamptonshire Council go bankrupt, but will cuts to public services decide the election in this marginal seat?
Nathalie Olah
12.3.19
General Election 2019

Surprise, British Class Snobbery Is Defining This Election

This election could see the comeback of class-based politics.
Nathalie Olah
11.11.19
Film

FBI Screw-Ups and Drugs: Chris Morris Tells Us About His New Film

'The Day Shall Come' director and cast explain why the movie satirising the intelligence agency is a rare example of punching up in comedy.
Nathalie Olah
10.11.19
Books

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome

Read an exclusive extract from Nathalie Olah's non-fiction book, 'Steal As Much As You Can: How to Win the Culture Wars in an Age of Austerity'.
Nathalie Olah
10.7.19
Stuff

Birmingham Has Lost Its Paradise: Remembering the City's Legendary Brutalist Skate Spot

Two of Birmingham's most legendary skaters on the Paradise Forum, which has been bulldozed to make way for a couple of glass-fronted office blocks.
Nathalie Olah
2.18.15
Stuff

'New York's Most Famous Unknown Artist' Is Now More Important Than Ever

Ray Johnson was the antithesis of disposable culture.
Nathalie Olah
8.14.14
Film

This Year's Big Oscar Winner Will Be American Anxiety

Hollywood makes better films when it's feeling depressed.
Nathalie Olah
3.2.14
Stuff

Patrick Keiller Has Been Filming London's Poignant Collapse Since the 1990s

I talked to him about his sad, beautiful films and dreams of future architecture.
Nathalie Olah
12.11.13
Features

Brenda Fassie: The Woman That Begged Mandela To Sing

But "Madonna of the Townships" isn't just about her anti-apartheid hit "Black President".
Nathalie Olah
12.8.13
the vice reader

Irvine Welsh Doesn't Regret Choosing Life

Discussing Savile, skag and Scottish independence with the author of Filth and Trainspotting.
Nathalie Olah
10.31.13
News

Europe Needs to Wake Up to the Boat Sinkings of Lampedusa

Why aren't we paying more attention to the plight of North African refugees off the Italian coast?
Nathalie Olah
10.7.13
Stuff

Why Does Richard Curtis Think All British People Are Frigid, Posh and White?

The director's new film is his most patronising work of middle-class propaganda to date.
Nathalie Olah
9.6.13
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