What are some good ways to store ice cream, so it doesn't freeze and is easy to scoop?The reason the ice cream goes hard is because: robbing your ice cream of its creaminess.
Grenville Davey was £20,000 richer when he left the Tate Gallery last night after winning the Turner Prize, though to critics and the average punter there was little to choose between the artists on this year's shortlist.The announcement came as a shock.
You would not recognise Mr Dove and Mr Frost, printers of my early acquaintance long gone to an inky heaven.You are on the threshold of a world in which journalism will be dominated by the electronic media.
From 1937, the books that remain probably include Woolf's The Years and Tolkien's The Hobbit.First, David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas is a remarkable new novel by a significant talent.
It has all happened at a stage in Hersh's career - he is 67 - when other journalists might have been content to start winding down.In a furious television interview, Perle called Hersh "the closest thing American journalism has to a terrorist", and spent a year threatening to sue him for libel.
How long since you saw All the President's Men?I saw it again recently on a plane, and loved and hated it all over again, for different reasons.
British actors Hugh Laurie and Rachel Weisz picked up Golden Globe awards at a ceremony in Los Angeles today.Laurie was honoured as best actor for his role as a maverick doctor in the TV drama series House, which airs on Channel Five in the UK.
The Cambridge Evening News is claiming that it landed a world exclusive by breaking the news of the death of Syd Barrett, the former Pink Floyd guitarist, on its website.The paper says it was tipped off about the death of the rocker nicknamed Crazy Diamond after its final edition had been printed.
Two books that feature boys who explore the roles of men in overlapping cultures have won the Europe and South Asia section of the Commonwealth writers' prize.The first book award was won by Hisham Matar with In the Country of Men, which had also been shortlisted for the Booker prize.
Lloyd Jones secured the overall best book award for his novel Mister Pip, bagging the top prize of £10,000.Jones is the first New Zealand writer to win the award since Janet Frame in 1989.
Joel and Ethan Coen's tense Tex-Mex thriller won prizes for best film, director and adapted screenplay, while Javier Bardem was named best supporting actor for his turn as an implacable killer.The Bourne Ultimatum finished in second place with three awards, for sound editing, sound mixing and best editing.
The Polar Prize may be Sweden's biggest music prize, but it's an award that has more in common with the Nobel Prize than with the Brits.Announced yesterday, Pink Floyd and Renée Fleming are the 2008 winners - and neither could be celebrated for their proud Swedishness, nor their emerging talent.
The annual free season of theatre at The Scoop at More London, an open-air amphitheatre near City Hall, is under way.Under director Phil Willmott, The Steam Industry offers a specially commissioned adaptation of The Adventures Of Jason And The Argonauts and a quest for the Golden Fleece that includes knockabout comedy, toe-tapping songs, puppetry and fun for all the family.
That estimable news source The Onion has a film columnist who delivers worthless, third-hand industry gossip – the Outside Scoop.Since meeting in the back row of an art cinema, ma femme et moi used to feed an addiction to cinema that meant we saw almost everything straight away.
Meanwhile, in Norbridge, fictional home of Press Gang, Lynda Day (Julia Sawalha) and her team of clipboard-clutching teen-scoops thwack it to local traders with a damning indictment of newsagents flogging tins of Mr Sheen to kids with sores round their noses.Sorry, Press Gang: Sorkin has no competition on this one, but only because no one else has the slightest chance of getting a word in edgeways.
Ronny Bloom, Get the Scoop: Justin Bieber The Scoop tells the story of a boy named Justin Bieber.He started off in a magazine by putting pictures of himself playing the guitar and singing, and then he began putting videos on YouTube.
As Cyril Connolly wrote in Enemies of Promise: “The satire of Evelyn Waugh in his early books was derived from his ignorance of life.The six words of “Up to a point, Lord Copper” conjure a marrow-freezing universe of corporate fear.
British artists’ dominance in the US was felt at the American music awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, with One Direction winning every category they were nominated in, and Sam Smith picking up best pop/rock male artist.Scooping the prize for artist of the year, favourite pop/rock album and favourite band, duo or group in the pop and rock category, the boyband were the big winners at the fan-voted event on 23 November.
Facebook Twitter Pinterest ‘Lurid, leering’ Jake Gyllenhaal in Enemy.Last year’s Côte d’Azur-set mystic romance Magic in the Moonlight (Warner, 12) is mildly preferable, thanks largely to the sparky gamesmanship of Emma Stone.
Sam Smith was the big winner at the 57th Grammy awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, and dedicated his wins to an ex-lover for making it all possible.“Thank you so much for breaking my heart,” Smith told the assembled music royalty, “because you got me four Grammys.