We're reading books for children, eating food for children and wishing we still were children. To understand why, look at this list. Kids love lists.
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Despite only being a bundle of cells, Olivier has already developed a fledgling inter-uterine social networking service, called Womb2Womb, which allows the unborn offspring of successful people to communicate with each other before they are even born.
06/01/2013 22:45 GMT
I'm a Confessional Journalist: Why Do Other Confessional Journalists Think My Commissioning Editor Is Fair Game?
Lately it's felt like every other female confessional journalist in the world has been trying to steal my commissioning editor's attention - and commissions - from me.
23/12/2012 23:52 GMT
What will the newspaper of the future look like in - say - 2086? Media experts share their prophecies.
26/10/2012 16:34 BST
Donald Saddington - depressed journalist, 57 year-old widower, and recent migrant to East London - finds that everyone but him seems to be coasting on an Olympic feel good factor.
20/08/2012 17:31 BST
I emerge, blinking, at Dalston Kingsland Station following my long journey down from Scotland. I'm here to find out just how 'cool' London really is in this Olympic year. The first things I see are banners erected by Hackney Council on the lampposts up and down the main drag. They read: "London 2012: Letz all f***in' smile!" and "London 2012: innit".
10/07/2012 17:17 BST
"We live in a Post-post-Leveson world," he muses, cupping his b*lls. "People expect their journalism to be fresh, healthy, handmade now. We sell ours at journalism markets - truly horrifying f**kfests which take place in Stoke Newington school playgrounds and attract the very worst kind of smug pram-pushing broadsheet reader."
10/05/2012 22:07 BST
Do you want to become an instant techx-pert? Yes you do? Good. Because social media guru <strong>Oulu Franchester-Hellcombe</strong> is on hand to answer your questions. Here are the internet agony aunt's top tips for social success online.
21/03/2012 10:36 GMT
Welsh Food journalist Geffryda Frygefda gets an exclusive taste of London's latest gastronomic trend - human flesh. But, she asks, is cannibalism all it's cracked up to be?
27/02/2012 22:16 GMT
"I've lost count of the amount of risible manuscripts I get in the post from journalists who want to be proper writers," says top London literary agent Chazory Greenfingers, while she daintily gnaws at a custard cream.
13/02/2012 22:19 GMT
Cult BBC TV hit <em>Great British Railway Journeys</em> has proved so popular with teatime viewers that a host of other 'journey' shows are set to follow in its footsteps. All of which begs the question: why bother leaving the house at all?
09/01/2012 22:22 GMT
The most on-the-money music journalists and critical commentators have selected the six new music acts that they reckon will be "blowing up big" in 2012...
21/12/2011 23:47 GMT
Seven big media hitters give their personal take on the highs and lows of 2011 in broadcasting, publishing, PR and the online world.
27/11/2011 22:13 GMT
Don't expect many laughs at the cinema this autumn. Since the success of <em>Blue Valentine</em> - the cinematic equivalent of watching oblivious ducklings waddling onto a motorway at rush hour - Hollywood has gone mad for sadness.
08/11/2011 01:15 GMT
Creative people. You know them. They sit around in warehouse conversions writing things or editing videos in the middle of the night. Or they slouch around in cafes, talking... wearing a fez.
20/10/2011 23:51 BST
This week I asked seven of Britain's foremost media go-getters to choose between television's current top reality shows. Unfortunately they were busy. But these hacks had some spare time to share their opinions instead.
09/10/2011 23:58 BST
Speculation is rife that, rather than biting the bullet and choosing between putting either BBC Three or BBC Four entirely out of their misery, BBC bean counters will instead try to merge both channels into one single entity.
03/10/2011 00:01 BST
Why do asylum seekers get such a rough ride in the media? There seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding at the heart of the debate which is exploited by certain papers and politicians to trick the British public into thinking things which aren't true.
22/09/2011 23:48 BST
The great tabloid scandal of 2011 throws up one last point of order: what was actually in the messages that were hacked? And how does it feel when your privacy is invaded?
15/09/2011 22:56 BST
Some music critics have been rather unkind about the new album by The Drums. But these hacks are missing the point about the New York indie troupe's second full-length offering, which was released this week.
10/09/2011 00:06 BST
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