Idler is a company devoted to helping people to lead more fulfilled lives. Back in 1991, bored to tears by his job, 23 year old journalist Tom Hodgkinson lay on his bed and dreamed of starting a magazine called The Idler. He’d found the title in a collection of essays by Dr Johnson, himself a constitutionally indolent man. How to live, that was the question. How to be free in a world of jobs and debt?This issue features an interview with Vic Reeves, Nick Hayes messing around in boats, and thoughts on why science needs philosophy. Lots to read, as always.