Dan Stubbs

The Big Read – Lewis Capaldi: “I make jokes because I’m comfortable with who I am”

Lewis Capaldi has the world at his feet – but will he trip over it?

Kevin Smith: “I’m the world’s biggest Kevin Smith fan”

The beloved cult filmmaker reflects on an extraordinary career

Has anyone else had enough zombies to last them an un-lifetime?

Because people with brains don't like enemies that eat them

“We stand for love and peace and brotherhood” – inside Coldplay’s spectacular sermon on the mount in Jordan

Coldplay's two-date 'World Tour' began in off-the-beaten-track Amman. The Prince of Jordan was there to catch them play their brilliant new album 'Everyday Life' and so was NME's Dan Stubbs

The Big Read – Poppy: Human After All

Think you know Poppy, the robo-pop sensation and maker of mesmerising YouTube videos, all in the guise of a sentient Artifical Intelligence? So did NME Deputy Editor Dan Stubbs when he went to meet the LA-based star at a London fetish dungeon, only to find Poppy is more human than we might have thought. Breaking character for the first time, Poppy reveals more than ever before about her work, her life and why she wants to bring down the internet.

‘Satanic Panic’ review: gory pizza ‘n’ paganism comedy-horror is devilishly good fun

Horror-comedy. Two words which, in isolation, are perfectly enticing. Together, they can be truly terrifying in all the wrong ways, particularly if you’re one...

Coldplay’s new songs ‘Orphans’ and ‘Arabesque’ – reviewed: Jazzier! Classic rock-ier! Fun-er!

Coldplay are back with two new tracks! All the way from 1919, if the posters (above), quaint local newspaper classifieds and arch, typewritten notes...

How Netflix’s divisive new movie ‘Wounds’ borrows from the Japanese school of horror 

People who don’t particularly like horror movies often find their predictability frustrating. Any given slasher film has, essentially, the same plot, albeit with a...

‘Living With Yourself’ proves that the Jordan Peele effect is in full force – here’s how the ‘Us’ director has ushered in a new...

Great sitcoms tend to revolve around the premise of people being trapped in a situation. Think: The Inbetweeners, trapped in the purgatory between high...
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