Martin Rowson gets it right Okay, I hate myself. I didn’t want to but they made me do it. London Mayor Boris Johnson accused the Chinese of being incapable of original thought and here I am proving his halfwit point by blogging on the sodding Brand ‘n’ Ross stormette just like every other mofo and […]
Here are some figures you won’t have seen in the national press. One week. Three journeys. Four suicides. Last week my associate Charles Shaar Murray traveled to Oxford to lay some cool slide guitar on a friend’s album. Both journeys out and back to London were delayed by a fatality on the line, one of
“A lot of Europeans wonder: Why are Americans so crazy, they keep reelecting this guy?” Well the answer is, we don’t! They keep stealing these elections! And they stole it in 2000, they stole it in 2004,and they’re all set up to steal it again!” – Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on BBC Television Newsnight. Jumping
Is it the subprime market? The credit crunch? An end to juicy roles for a meaty hunk still in his 30s? What can a poor out-of-work actor do to earn a crust? He was Caleb in Buffy The Vampire Slayer season 7, Captain Mal Reynolds in Firefly and Serenity, Dr Adam Mayfair in Desperate Housewives.
If you want to do China-bashing, you might as well do it right and no-one does it like South Park. Trey Parker and Matt Stone savage Western paranoia in their latest episode, The China Probrem, the season premiere broadcast in America on Comedy Central last night. Starring Eric Cartman as Edward McMillan-Scott (and here). And
Oh, yes. Nearly forgot to post my August column for New Internationalist magazine. So here it is … How lucky we are to be born in the enlightened West where we eschew cults of personality in favour of merit. Not for us those mindless automata praying at the altar of Stalin, Mao or Simon Cowell.