Phil Hilton

Phil Hilton is the editorial director of ShortList. In his own words he'd describe himself as a writer, a dad and a big-nosed, bald man. Follow Phil on Twitter: @Phil_Hilton

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  • This is why it's OK to cry over books
    Books

    This is why it's OK to cry over books

    Phil Hilton sheds his ice-cold facade to preach about wailing at literature

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  • Why lifting weights is for everyone: not just the airhead hunks of 'Love Island' 2
    Opinion

    Why lifting weights is for everyone: not just the alpha hunks of 'Love Island'

    Don't worry, you're not suddenly going to start talking about 'grafting' if you give it a go

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  • I joined a 1981 and I’m still training. Here’s the real reason I keep going
    Opinion

    I joined a gym in 1981 and I’m still training. Here’s the real reason I keep going

    It has nothing to do with biceps

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  • ShortList Magazine
    Opinion

    "Not all print is equal": celebrating 10 years of ShortList Magazine

    Looking back on a decade of success

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  • Opinion

    Networking is evil, please stop doing it

    Discovering a new 'friend' is only trying to use you is so disappointing

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  • Music

    Why Loyle Carner is the new artist you need in your life right now

    Emotion, vulnerability & raw talent

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  • Entertainment

    Your boss could be wired the way he is because of this guy

    "We were never told what dagger inflicted his facial scar, but we knew he’d seen things and returned a changed man"

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  • News

    Why politics needs to embrace angry, sweary men

    “While they carry on talking about horrible stuff with ironic emotional distance, politicians will find it hard to get on with the rest of us.”

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  • Music

    Learning Metallica’s Master of Puppets is the secret of true happiness

    I learnt Metallica’s Master of Puppets on guitar and it was the secret of inner happiness

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