John Akehurst

Years & Years

July 21, 2015

The London dance-pop trio give us an infectious soundtrack for the summer.

Hangry & Angry

July 19, 2010

The fantasy, freedom, and raw sincerity of Japanese goth–pop duo Hangry and Angry

Five Dials

March 7, 2009

Craig Taylor makes a heartbreaking PDF of staggering Internet genius. His literary revolution comes to you by e-mail.

Kimberley Nixon

December 22, 2008

Kimberley Nixon is the 23-year-old Welsh actress is at the center of the forthcoming film Cherrybomb, a gritty little psychodrama about two boys in Belfast, Northern Ireland, who spend a summer engaged in increasingly illicit activities—shoplifting, drugs, grand theft auto—while competing for the affections of an unbalanced teen girl.

Stephen Jones Nominates Justin Smith

November 25, 2008

“It is very refreshing to see a different point of view in millinery at last,” says master British -hatmaker Stephen Jones of nominee Justin Smith. “Justin’s hats have culture, and they are original.” It’s surprising that 29-year-old Smith started his hatwear line as a hobby.

Tom Sturridge

November 20, 2008

To take a breather from films, British actor Tom Sturridge ran among the lions. He returned some 14 months later from Botswana’s Okavango Delta, where he had been studying the animals with his cousins. “I wasn’t very brave or very helpful,” admits Sturridge, 22.