Julie Burchill

Sorry Katie Hopkins, but I’m not dieting. Ever

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Why I am not dieting. Ever

What happened to Julie Burchill on silent retreat

4 April 2015 9:00 am

What I discovered on a silent retreat

Emer O’Toole is a joyless bore compared with my heroine Caitlin Moran, says Julie Burchill

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Looking at the brightly coloured front cover of this book, I felt cheerful; turning it over and seeing the word…

The rise of ‘living apart together’ – and why I’ve stopped doing it

17 January 2015 9:00 am

The rise of ‘living apart together’ – and why I’ve stopped doing it

Why I detest clothes with words on

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Clothes with slogans on them are a sure sign of a bore

Mark Steyn: a hairy, successful version of myself, says Julie Burchill

3 January 2015 9:00 am

For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure, Mark Steyn is sort of a hairy, successful version of me—…

Wonder Woman: feminist symbol or the ultimate male fantasy?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

It’s always interesting when people succeed in two different arenas — like Mike Nesmith’s mum, who gave the world both…

For some left-wing men, the misogyny of the Islamic State is part of the appeal

22 November 2014 9:00 am

For some left-wing men, the misogyny of the Islamic State is part of the appeal

‘A home for fallen buildings’: Portmeirion

Why I'll never want to escape Portmeirion

25 October 2014 9:00 am

My husband and I stay for a week most summers in Portmeirion, the strangest and loveliest ‘village’ in the world.…

Women on Facebook are too bitchy even for me

20 September 2014 9:00 am

My female friends’ social media habits are too bitchy even for me

Romance isn't a religion. Stop looking for The One and join The Queue

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Pity the modern starlet. Be she steaming-hot pop-tart or reality-show show-off, her range of emotional experiences will, thanks mostly to…

Want a fun job? You just have to pick the right parents

26 July 2014 9:00 am

The old paths to the top for working-class children – sport, music, acting, writing – are now closed by nepotism

A coming of age novel? Or an age of coming novel?

5 July 2014 9:00 am

At a time when feminism is grimly engaged in disappearing up its own intersection (two transsexuals squabbling over a tampon…

The only trouble with Tel Aviv – flying there doesn’t feel scary any more

21 June 2014 8:00 am

‘There’s a dark cloud rising from the desert floor/ I packed my bags and I’m heading straight into the storm/…

Rod Liddle reminds me of old women moaning on the bus

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Books by bellicose columnists with the initials R.L. are like buses — none comes along for ages, then two come…

The book that brought out the Lady Bracknell in me

3 May 2014 9:00 am

I’ve always said that speech is my second language, so naturally I’m somewhat slang-shy; I love words all written down…

A Protestant country is a free country

26 April 2014 9:00 am

A Protestant country is a free country

I’m sick of weak women being praised as ‘strong’

12 April 2014 9:00 am

When I heard that the television pundit and all-round nepot Kelly Osbourne had gone into ‘food rehab’ upon gaining weight,…

Arianna Huffington meets Madame de Menopause

12 April 2014 9:00 am

A-Huff’s career has been remarkable for the contrast between hard-headed social advancement (‘the most upwardly mobile Greek since Icarus’) and…

The joy of less sex

22 March 2014 9:00 am

I used to think nothing would ever be more important. I was wrong

The joy of online hatred

1 March 2014 9:00 am

I know it’s not for everyone, but an online bitch-fight is so bracing

Don’t you dare tell me to check my privilege

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Welcome to feminism in the age of intersectionality