Gerald Jacobs

Piecing it together

Although Howard Jacobson's latest novel is vastly unlike his previous comic works, it just may be his masterpiece

Kicking the Football Habit

With the community-based bond between football clubs and their fans having long since disintegrated, why do the fans of hopeless teams remain addicted?

Operatic Passions

High Court Judges may not like it but The Jeremy Kyle show has a consistent underlying morality

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"