FT Everything Else

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.

 

From museum strikes to a micro-penis, how artists are responding to the US president; Turkey’s most popular female novelist on Islam, feminism and her unconventional marriage; and lunch with the man who taught the world how to beat the casinos.

 

Are La La Land, Moonlight and Manchester by the Sea worth the hype? Does Daniel Hannan have any regrets about Britain’s vote to leave the EU? And why did one British artist photograph every page of the Koran?

 

Did pop itself die alongside David Bowie and Prince last year? Or is it constantly reinventing itself? We debate the state of new music and look forward to the albums of 2017. Plus, choreographer Wayne McGregor on raving in 1990s – and why he’s turning Virginia Woolf into ballet.