Everything Else

Soho House is taking over the world. But can members’ clubs ever be cool? We’re divided – even after visiting The Ned, London’s £200m new hangout. Plus: Irish novelist Eimear McBride on the magic of modernism and ‘knicker-sniffing reviews’.

 

Hello again! We’re back — with a Hollywood A-lister and an architectural conundrum. Jude Law visits the FT to discuss masculinity, “method” and music (he’s learning how to play the piano). But first we ask: who will build Donald Trump’s wall? What will it look like? And when did architecture turn nasty?

 

The FT’s culture podcast Everything Else is coming back soon — featuring interviews with Jude Law, Eimear McBride, Will Self and lots more

 

In our season finale, we discuss hoax stories and Facebook “filter bubbles”; Nigerian novelist Ayobami Adebayo explores love and childlessness; and the FT’s editor Lionel Barber has lunch with Jean-Claude Juncker.

 

The bestselling Neapolitan Quartet is now a two-part play in London. But are adaptations always second best? Plus, 24-year-old writer Edouard Louis on growing up poor and gay in rural France – and why his family will vote Marine Le Pen next month.

 

No doubt Uber and Airbnb are convenient, but what kind of impact does the so-called ‘sharing economy’ have on culture? Then, Nish Kumar on the bizarre experience of seeing his image become an internet meme called ‘Confused Muslim’ (he’s not a Muslim, but he was confused)

 

Following Milo Yiannopoulos’ downfall, we ask the online provocateur Nimrod Kamer whether ‘bad trolls’ are ruining the internet. Plus: fashion’s rising star Molly Goddard on why she hates being called girly

 

Men in crisis? What crisis? Plus, the food world’s social media star and author of the fastest selling debut cookbook ever on why vegetables are cool – and why she hates to be called the ‘queen of clean-eating’

 

Lena Dunham’s show skewered millennial culture – but did it revolutionise TV? Plus: artist Ryan Gander on why he never does the same thing twice

 

We tested the apps that promise to make us more productive, mindful and all-round better versions of ourselves, and discuss the (mixed) results with Tim Harford. Plus: your Valentine’s Day sorted.