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Dan Einav

Freelance arts & culture writer.

London based freelancer who has written on film, music and TV for the Financial Times, Little White Lies, The i, Google Arts and other culture publications. Roughly 90% of my general knowledge comes from years of watching The Simpsons.

Did The Rolling Stones Steal The Blues?

It is sometimes hard to judge what counts as positive, educated influence, and what strays into the territory of appropriation, but it is an extremely important distinction to make.
07/12/2016 11:51 GMT

Bob Dylan's Deserved Nobel Prize For Literature

To celebrate Bob Dylan's much deserved Nobel Prize for Literature I've chosen some of my favourite lines from his poems below. If you're still feeling indignant about how a 'musician' could win a prestigious literary award, don't think twice, it's alright.
14/10/2016 17:44 BST

Conceptual Art: Taking The Piss?

In a post-Duchamp world where anything goes, sh*tting in a box, scrunching up some paper, crawling on glass, or putting a shark in some jelly all seems a bit pointless and boring. If you want to create an artwork that's really shocking today, pick up a paintbrush.
22/09/2016 12:37 BST