30 Signs You Were Born A Badass Risk Taker

While we often discuss risk-taking as a trait, some intrinsic part of an individuals personality, risk-taking is actually a process. The process of deciding whether or not to engage in a behaviour that has a significant likelihood of resulting in a negative outcome. And you know what? Negative outcomes are a prospect in situation: whether…

Ballet companies must stop wrecking our bodies, advises Russian star

Irina Kolesnikova, who performs at Londons Coliseum in August, says dancers should be nurtured , not pushed to the limits A world-renowned Russian prima ballerina has become the latest starring to condemn ballet companies worldwide for putting their dancers through unnecessarily brutal regimes. Irina Kolesnikova, 35, doyenne of the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, is calling…

A black superhero who’s no second prize- Black Panther is a Marvel | Eliza Anyangwe

The comic-book adaptation is both a perfectly timed political commentary and a festivity of blackness, says the freelance novelist Eliza Anyangwe Black Panther Opinion A black superhero who’s no second prize- Black Panther is a Marvel Eliza Anyangwe Not since Blade has a hero of colour held the limelight: the comic-book adaptation is both a…

Sorry to Bother You review- weirdo workplace satire may become a cult classic

Atlantas Lakeith Stanfield plays a conflicted call-centre droning in Boots Rileys freewheeling slapstick, a patchy but impressively punk-rock affair Rapper Boots Riley’s first feature film demonstrates a great deal of spirit and promise, and farther procures Lakeith Stanfield as the one of the key performers of the moment. That’s my very polite way of saying…

Madonna creates $7.5 m for Malawi and criticises Trump at Miami show

Singer says plight of Native Americans stimulates her ashamed to be an American at benefit performance and auction Madonna has repeatedly criticised Donald Trump and said she is ashamed to be an American, in a performance and auction in Miami that raised more than $7.5 m( 5.9 m) for her Malawi foundation. Images of the…

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop faces new false ad asserts

Nonprofit group Truth in Advertising asserts Goop is exploiting females by marketing products as having the ability to treat diseases and disorders Goop, the lifestyle and publishing company founded by Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow, is facing new criticisms from an advertising watchdog for constructing false asserts promoting almost 50 products, including a Carnalian crystal…

How we made Musical Youth’s Pass the Dutchie

We met Michael Jacksons snake, made a film with Mr T, and were the first black band to be interviewed on MTV. It was a relief to get back to school Dennis Seaton, singer We were all still schoolkids in Birmingham when the band was formed. Patrick and Freddie ” Junior ” Waite’s dad was…