Why everyone in Hollywood is microdosing

Taking LSD has come a long way from the dreams of acid-dropping hippies

28 Nov 2018

How the Oscars became a casualty of the streaming wars

An award for achievement in ‘popular film’ is being considered for the Oscars – but the Academy is behind the times

19 Sep 2018

Horrible bosses, not just sexual abusers, are on the run in Hollywood

The #MeToo movement has a new abuser in its sights: the studio screamer

13 Jun 2018

20 million awful people can’t be wrong about Roseanne

Hollywood may loathe and fear the kind of Americans that the rebooted sitcom depicts, but it still wants them in front of a screen

25 Apr 2018

Television comedy is caught in a cycle of recycling

Do TV viewers really want to see the likes of Roseanne and Will & Grace revived?

21 Feb 2018

I made a joke book on Trump – but no one’s laughing

Why do I keep making gags I’m not supposed to?

29 Nov 2017

The Age of the Outraged is killing all my best gags

It’s difficult enough to pen a joke that ‘lands’, but getting it past the censors is even worse

26 Sep 2017