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Am I Normal? by Sarah Chaney review – it’s ok to be strange

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“Are you Norma, Typical Woman?” With that headline, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, an Ohio newspaper, launched a contest in 1945 to discover the woman whose body matched an alabaster statue, “Norma”, sculpted by Abram Be...

Jamie Lee Curtis starts ‘feud’ with Marvel’s rival multiverse movie Doctor Strange

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Jamie Lee Curtis has berated Marvel’s new film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, comparing it unfavourably with her new movie Everything Everywhere All at Once while conceding she has blown her chances of g...

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness review – one for diehard Marvel fans

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By definition, multiverses are everywhere. But do they really need to be quite so ubiquitous? The multiverse concept triggered a playful, pinballing game of narrative tag in the Spider-Man franchise, and unleashes an ...

Old fakes, third place and very strange particles – take the Thursday quiz

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We got bored and had a spring clean at the Thursday quiz as it fast approaches its second glorious year, so you may find some of the regular features slightly rearranged. The premise is the same – 15 questions that ar...

Poem of the week: Strange Meeting by Wilfred Owen

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Strange Meeting It seemed that out of battle I escapedDown some profound dull tunnel, long since scoopedThrough granites which titanic wars had groined. Yet also there encumbered sleepers groaned,Too fast in thought o...

A strange Stamford Bridge backdrop to Chelsea v Newcastle – Football Weekly

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Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Robyn Cowen after another eventful weekend in the Premier League. How to listen to podcasts: everything yo...

‘A strange phenomenon’: new island in Papua New Guinea prompts territorial dispute

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While across the Pacific communities are dealing with shrinking coastlines, one area in Papua New Guinea has an altogether different problem: a new island that has solidified and started supporting vegetation in the l...

The strange Republican world where the big lie lives on and Trump is fighting to save democracy

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On stage in a hotel ballroom glowing red, white and blue, Ron DeSantis was recalling his days in Congress and a book he wrote about America’s troubles. It was “read by about a dozen people,” the Florida governor said ...

In the Strange Pursuit of Laura Durand review – queasy softcore-fantasy road movie

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Makis Papadimitriou is the actor who gave a great performance in what deserves to be a modern Greek movie classic: Suntan, in which he played a depressed vacation-resort doctor who conceives a Death-In-Venice obsessio...

In this strange summer it feels like the wheels are falling off faster in 2022

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Arriving home to a heatwave, I open the front door to see the house has swollen in the heat. It’s an old miner’s cottage built on dirt, no proper foundations. It seems to breathe and change form depending on the weath...

The strange experience of theatregoing on the possible eve of darkness

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Until a few days ago, I had a diary rammed with first nights. This week was non-stop theatre every night: a sprint finish to the festive down-tooling. Wednesday evening was supposed to be the press night for Hex, Rufu...

Strange, horny game ads are flooding social media. I accidentally became obsessed

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In a glamorous penthouse apartment, rain drumming against the floor-length windows, a chiselled man wearing nothing but a bath towel slowly undresses a beautiful young woman – only to stop when he notices a distinctiv...

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart review – devilishly fun festive folklore

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Devils may not seem very festive but David Greig’s tale of midwinter magic is an inspired bit of Christmas programming, creating the feeling of being gathered cosily around the fire. Through story and song, The Strang...

A strange poem for strange times: a response to Cop26

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I wanted to react to Cop26 – so many of my friends and colleagues have been emboldened by the conversation it has generated. And strange times sometimes lead to strange poems. I was trying to chart the peculiar dream-...

Spencer review – Kristen Stewart’s Diana impersonation is enjoyably strange

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What would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday came and went this summer, marked by a solemn new statue in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace in London, showing her with three generically grateful children; t...

Has Doctor Strange turned evil in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

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Disney+’s animated What If …? series might at first glance seem like something of a work of superhero whimsy, a place for Marvel’s animators to realise wacky ideas that would never make it into the Marvel Cinematic Un...

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