January 3, 2015

by The Listener / 22 December, 2014
COVER STORY: How the move towards experientialism can transform your life.

Poster, coverCOVER STORY


The age of experience

Just as materialism transformed life in the 20th century, experientialism has the power to do the same in the 21st century, says the author of an influential new book. by Sally Blundell

FEATURES


Promises, promises

This old guy’s making a list of resolutions and checking it twice, lest he forget it, too. by David Hill

2014 in photos

The haunting images of a troubled year.

The imitator

Thinking woman’s crumpet Benedict Cumberbatch talks to Alexander Bisley about his latest film project.

Songwriting royalty

The right song at the right time can set the world alight, writes Mike Chunn.

BOOKS & CULTURE


As I see it

Comedian David Mitchell on hypocrisy, poshness and what gets him really angry. by Mark Broatch

International non-fiction A roundup by Dale Williams

Dance The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s new artistic director likens his dancers to a Ferrari

Music From Nathan Haines, Robert Wyatt and the Velvet Underground

Film The Imitation Game, The Water Diviner and our take on what’s on now

Culture vulture by Veronica Schmidt (unlocked)

 

COMMENTARY


Editorial (unlocked)


Letters (unlocked)


Bulletin from Abroad David Mahon in Beijing

The Internaut Toby Manhire (unlocked)

TV Review: The best & worst of 2014 Diana Wichtel

Life Bill Ralston

Quips & quotes

Life in New Zealand

Caption competition (unlocked)

 

THIS LIFE


Health, plus Health briefs Ruth Nichol

Nutrition, plus iEat Jennifer Bowden

Science Rebecca Priestley

Psychology Marc Wilson

Money

Food Lauraine Jacobs

Wine Michael Cooper

Sport Paul Thomas

 

DIVERSIONS


Diversions & puzzles, including Wordsworth Michael Collins

 

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT


Television Fiona Rae

Online Fiona Rae (unlocked)

TV films Fiona Rae

Radio Fiona Rae

TV and radio programming

 

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