Private Eye

25 years off the booze has taught me three simple things

11 May 2019 9:00 am

What I’ve learnt from 25 years off the booze

Donald Trump is beyond satire

22 April 2017 9:00 am

I think we’re all agreed about Donald Trump — by which I mean all of us who read the literary…

Igor Stravinsky’s body being carried through Venice to the Basilica of San Zanipolo, where, by papal dispensation, a Russian Orthodox service was held

Southbank’s ‘Belief and Beyond Belief’ series is beyond parody

23 July 2016 9:00 am

A forthcoming ‘festival’ at the Southbank Centre exposes the secular mindset of Britain’s arts establishment, says Damian Thompson

‘True Love’ detail, 1981, by Posy Simmonds

The British are leaders in graphic novels so why do we not take the art form more seriously?

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Art Spiegelman, the American cartoonist behind Maus, the celebrated Holocaust cartoon, dreamt up a good definition of graphic novels: comics…

Why must David Cameron insult Oxford, when it gave him so much?

6 February 2016 9:00 am

In 2000, the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, accused Magdalen College, Oxford, of class bias in failing to…

Timothy Birdsall - the greatest cartoonist you’ve never heard of

8 June 2013 9:00 am

A brilliant cartoonist’s all-too-brief flowering

Diary

13 April 2013 9:00 am

Whenever feminists have complained in my presence about neglect of female high-achievers, other than rock singers and courtesans, I always…