Julie Burchill

Lou Reed takes a walk on the wild side in 1972

Fallen idols

20 May 2017 9:00 am

David Hepworth is such a clever writer — not just clever in the things he writes, but in the way…

Jess Phillips — like a clever, funny friend telling you what gets her goat

The plight of women in Labour

25 February 2017 9:00 am

We’re told not to judge books by their covers, but faced with these two it’s hard not to. Harman’s is…

Diary

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

More than 20 years ago, I left my fast life in London for a rather more relaxed one in Brighton…

Diary

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

More than 20 years ago, I left my fast life in London for a rather more relaxed one in Brighton…

Jess Phillips — like a clever, funny friend telling you what gets her goat

The plight of women in Labour

23 February 2017 3:00 pm

We’re told not to judge books by their covers, but faced with these two it’s hard not to. Harman’s is…

Falling out with Love

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Volcanic fallings out within bands are an ever-recurring motif in the history of rock music. There’s an obvious reason for…

Throwing kosher to the wind

22 September 2016 1:00 pm

I’ve never liked Nervous Nellies, so as I was packing for my umpteenth Israel trip the morning after the-restaurant attack…

Get over it!

18 June 2016 8:00 am

As someone who managed to move from enfant terrible to grande dame without ever being a proper grown-up, I must…

So much for education, education, education

11 June 2016 8:00 am

‘Your old man’s barking!’ I remember hissing indignantly at my then best friend Toby Young way back in the 1980s…

Life on the fast track: Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv

11 June 2015 1:00 pm

Just so you don’t get it confused with the City That Never Sleeps, Tel Aviv — my favovurite place on…

A stormy day in Hastings, Barbados

Barbados

7 May 2015 1:00 pm

Unusually, I didn’t leave the British Isles until I was 35, when I went to the Maldives for a fortnight.…

When did romantic love become a religion?

21 August 2014 1:00 pm

Listen http://traffic.libsyn.com/spectator/TheViewFrom22_21_August_2014_v4.mp3 Pity the modern starlet. Be she steaming-hot pop-tart or reality-show show-off, her range of emotional experiences will, thanks…

When did romantic love become a religion?

21 August 2014 1:00 pm

Listen http://traffic.libsyn.com/spectator/TheViewFrom22_21_August_2014_v4.mp3 Pity the modern starlet. Be she steaming-hot pop-tart or reality-show show-off, her range of emotional experiences will, thanks…

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

10 April 2014 1:00 pm

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

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

10 April 2014 1:00 pm

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