Chris Mandle

Chris Mandle

Features editor at Shortlist

I edit Shortlist's features section and also oversee our film/entertainment stuff. I've previously written for loads of places like Mr Porter, NOTION, Vice, Esquire, the Guardian, the Independent 'etc

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The Mirror

Example's track by track guide to his new album Live Life Living

Chris Mandle went and had a sit down with the Brit singer to talk about what his new record actually sounds like...

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The Mirror

Avril Lavigne new video Hello Kitty: 8 things you need to know ...

Avril Lavigne new video Hello Kitty: 8 things you n...

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The Mirror

Damon Albarn, Everyday Robots: track-by-track review

First impressions on Damon's solo album

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The Mirror

Eight things you need to know about Lady Gaga's video for G.U.Y

Lady Gaga isn't one to do anything in half measures and this video is no different...

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The Mirror

Beyonce's 'God Made You Beautiful' - six things we learned

It was clear this ode to naturally good looks was never going to be about Jay Z...

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The Mirror

Jake Gyllenhaal has a responsibility to young men as a role model

Chris Mandle explains why actors and role models like Jake shouldn't go on crash diets for film roles...

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The Mirror

What we learned reading Craig Revel-Horwood's new autobiography

Tales From The Dance Floor promises to entertain with 'stories of life as a pantomime dame' and his 'unlikely friendship with Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall'...

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The Mirror

Why Mel B should be the next X Factor judge

It's between Mel B and Alisha, apparently, but who will sit on the fourth chair?

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The Mirror

Why Simon Cowell Should Return To The X Factor

Aug 8, 2013 ... Chris Mandle thinks it's time for the dark Lord of pop to return to his rightful...

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The Mirror

Will.i.am is right - The Voice needs to learn how to make its winners into winners

Chris Mandle on why The Voice winners actually need more than just their vocal chords after all - as coach Will.i.am has admitted...

Sir cliff richard attends a press conference to announce details of his new album at gilgamesh article
The Mirror

Christmas number 1: The songs which stopped VERY good tunes from hitting the top spot

Christmas has the dual pleasure of being both the best and absolute worst time of year, and nobody understands that better than the average pop star....

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The Mirror

Don't axe Splash!: How to improve the next series of ITV's celebrity diving show

Chris Mandle has a few ideas on how Tom Daley's Saturday night show can climb to higher telly heights...

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The Mirror

Strictly Come Dancing: Judge Craig 'looks like a bulldog eating pickles' and Julien Macdonald's dog dances better than him

Plus more, non-doggy, Strictly lessons as Natalie Gumede tops the leader board again in week three...

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The Mirror

Inspired by Kasabian's bizarre Ezz-Ehh, 21 of the most ridiculous, head-scratching song lyrics in music

More lyrics to rank alongside: "Horsemeat in the burgers, people commit murders, everyone’s on bugle, we’re being watched by Google"...