Book review: The Edinburgh Skating Club, by Michelle Sloan

Book review: The Edinburgh Skating Club, by Michelle Sloan

This is the first novel for adults by Michelle Sloan, who has previously written for children. As a former arts journalist she brings considerable knowledge and understanding of both the history and society of Edinburgh during the Enlightenment, but this is by no means a dull academic tome – rather, it is a sprightly romp … Read more

Rick and Morty Team Shares Influences for Season 6’s Horror Episode

Rick and Morty Team Shares Influences for Season 6’s Horror Episode

Rick and Morty gave fans the series’ first full foray into Horror with the newest episode of Season 6, and the staff behind the series opened up about all of the John Carpenter and other Horror inspirations that helped craft the episode! While Rick and Morty has played with Horror ideas in the past, the Season … Read more

‘I still blow my own mind!’ Uri Geller on spoon-bending, showbiz and the museum he built to his own life | Museums

‘I still blow my own mind!’ Uri Geller on spoon-bending, showbiz and the museum he built to his own life | Museums

‘I will bombard you with interesting material,” Uri Geller warns me on WhatsApp, before giving me a tour of his new museum. I expected a healthy amount of exaggeration from the self-described psychic, who has for decades claimed he can bend spoons with his mind. If anything, he is underselling the experience. A 16m (53ft) … Read more

I wore AirPods Pro 2 to a loud concert – and you should too

I wore AirPods Pro 2 to a loud concert – and you should too

  A key feature of Apple’s new AirPods Pro 2, and one that helps to situate them near the top of our list of the best true wireless earbuds, is the new Adaptive Transparency mode. For the latest AirPods offering, Apple supercharged its Transparency feature to protect users’ ears from construction equipment, blaring car horns, … Read more

John Oliver says Queen Elizabeth II is now ‘looking up at’ Princess Diana

John Oliver says Queen Elizabeth II is now ‘looking up at’ Princess Diana

Comedian John Oliver made a dig at the late Queen Elizabeth II, saying she’s now “looking up” at the late Princess Diana. The “Last Week Tonight” host’s jokes about the late monarch’s death were recently censored by British broadcaster Sky, a decision Oliver slammed. During Sunday’s episode of his show — which took home the 2022 … Read more

Prince Harry ‘intimidated’ by the love for King Charles, Camilla after Queen’s death

Prince Harry ‘intimidated’ by the love for King Charles, Camilla after Queen’s death

Prince Harry was allegedly ‘intimidated’ seeing the love and admiration for the monarchy, including his father King Charles III and stepmother, Queen Consort Camilla, after Queen Elizabeth’s death, a royal expert has claimed. Royal expert Kinsey Schofield suggested in a recent chat with GB News that Prince Harry was taken aback by the outpouring of … Read more