Articles by Sam Leith
In our multicultural, global, politically correct era, is there still a British sense of humour? Yes!
In a new graphic novel, two superheroes take on al Qaeda. The artist and writer Frank Miller depicts violence very well—but does he have anything insightful to say about terrorism?
1. Satan in Hell: There’s no orator to compete with the Prince of Lies. The speech Lucifer makes to his lieutenant Beelzebub after both have been cast into hell following their failed...
A trainspotter’s guide to political speeches, great and terrible
JK Rowling’s new website Pottermore is a shrewd move, and may usher in a golden age of fan fiction
We hate the idea of someone reading our diaries, but are we entitled to privacy?
A second child often gets much less attention than the first. A repeat father wonders if he can make it different for his newborn son
Forget videogames as art—they’re games. Portal was genius and its sequel will take the cake