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Why I wish that Mr. Levenstein, Jim’s Dad from ‘American Pie’, was my Dad

There’s an exquisite moment in American Pie: Reunion where Jim’s Dad, played by Eugene Levy and his eyebrows, probes his grown-up son on the...

Is Ed Sheeran pop’s grown-up Richie Rich? Let’s take a look at the evidence

What kind of person Googles someone’s net worth? You know how you type someone’s name into Google and it autofills ‘net worth’? Who the...

Can Above & Beyond’s yoga class and meditation album cure my post-Glastonbury malaise?

The week after Glastonbury is always tough. After a year as glorious as this one, even the drive home was more than I could...

Roll up, tune in and drop out: an oral history of The Rolling Stones’ star-packed folly, Rock And Roll Circus

Roll up, roll up, to the maddest, baddest, wildest, druggiest and most devil-tatted show on Earth! In 1968, envisioning their very own surreal cross between...

How Glastonbury 2019 got jazzy

“This is a one-off clash between two of the big current British jazz bands,” Paul from Bristol explains to NME. He’s standing at the...

“Glastonbury is really queer!”: behind the scenes at NYC Downlow, the festival’s resident gay club

“Before I came to Glastonbury, I thought it was a very straight environment that I wasn’t welcome at.” So says drag superstar Jonny Woo,...

“I never thought we’d make it to Glastonbury”: Squid interviewed at Worthy Farm about ‘Houseplants’ and their love of Keane

Brighton post-punks Squid always wanted to go to Glastonbury, but couldn’t afford a ticket (and there are five of them in the band!) Well,...

“Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!” This year Glasto had its own pier, the uncanny Glastonbury-On-Sea

Think of Glastonbury and chances are you’ll think of mud, camping, wellies, flags and arms-aloft, singalong choruses. You might not think of candyfloss, creepy...

Here’s what happens at the Sistxrhood, Glastonbury’s women only – and most crucial – venue

It’s 10pm on Saturday night and the first punters are trickling into Glastonbury’s south-east corner. It’s quiet now, but in a few hours when...

The devil rides in – Glastonbury 2019’s metal line-up is more diverse than that of most metal festivals

It’s 2am at SCUM, the tiny alternative metal stage tucked behind a rusted shipping container in the midst of Shangri-La, Glastonbury’s dance music mecca...
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