Michelle Wolf celebrates after her controversial appearance at the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2018. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Netflix
Michelle Wolf: I dont think about people liking me
The comedian Michelle Wolf is best known for her controversial routine at last years White House Correspondents Dinner. But
she wont be making any more Trump jokes, she tells Alexis Soloski. All that guy wants is for people to talk about him, whether its positive or negative, so I try to not give him that.
The clothes that have lasted decades
Lally MacBeth found her mothers old dress in a vintage store. Paul Peppiatt has a pair of 28-year-old socks. With shoppers growing tired of fast fashion and its cheap, disposable wardrobe-fillers, Sirin Kale talks to six people about
the items theyve worn for decades.
John Waynes True Grit turns 50
1969 was a big year for westerns, boasting revisionist takes such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Wild Bunch. But, as Scott Tobias writes, it was also the year that
the defiantly traditional True Grit finally yielded an Oscar for the genres most enduring star.
The electricity price rises leaving South Africans in the dark
After the ANC came to power in 1994, millions of South Africans were at last hooked up to the electricity grid. But the national utility, plagued by corruption and mismanagement, has raised prices so high that
the lights are going out again, as Kimon de Greef reports. Opinion
The billionaire Michael Bloomberg has pledged $500m to help the US become carbon neutral. Better than spending it on a presidential campaign, says Kate Aronoff but the best thing for the planet
would be if billionaires did not exist at all.
For every Michael Bloomberg there are dozens of Koch Brothers and Rebekah Mercers, whove poured tens of millions of dollars into spreading climate denial and blocking de-carbonization efforts at the local, state and national level.
The Toronto Raptors came within a whisker of winning their first
NBA title on Monday night, only to be denied by the Golden State Warriors, 106-105, in a nail-biting Game 5 thriller. The series now heads back to Oakland, with the Raptors still at a 3-2 advantage.
Canada got off to a winning start in the Womens World Cup on Monday, with centre-back Kadeisha Buchanan heading them to a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in Montpellier. Sign up
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