So I think something like two-thirds of this year’s Oscars nominations are based on true stories – 12 Years a Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, Dallas Buyers’ Club, etc. (I’m assuming they’re nominated. I’ve seen them in the press, you know?!) On an almost entirely unrelated note, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical Stephen Ward […]
Had a few issues with my laptop earlier so instead of being the link-and-image-filled collage I’d planned, this is going to be a nice discussion post! Tomorrow is Burns Night and since it is potentially the last one with Burns as a Brit, I think we should talk about the referendum. Ask the Important Political […]
Actually I don’t think there is. When I started this post I felt sure I could come up with a term, but the thing about colds is that they render the brain completely useless. So any suggestions are welcome. So far I’ve considered: Tissue rash Snotticus nasalrash Sneeze-induced face rash Notevenmedicationcansolvethis Ugh. Help.
I think Paxman looked like he was asleep on Newsnight a couple of weeks ago, so here are some funny news-ish videos because my eyes itch and those six hours of sleep are catching up with me. Genuinely think that one day Holly Whillouby will lose her temper and bash Katie Hopkins with […]
I really don’t know where to start with this post. I garbled a bit about Mandela in June when everyone was all “he’s going to die soon! We had better write something really intense beforehand so that we don’t look like we’re following the crowd when he has died!” And now he has and I […]
I would have talked about Nelson Mandela if I hadn’t been planning this post all week – I might do one next week when the dust has settled a bit and I no longer want to cry when I watch the news. Anyway. You guys didn’t just think I’d let a prominent sportsperson come out on […]
I got distracted by writing and re-writing CVs (well just one: mine) and I meant to write about Really Intelligent Stuff. But, er, here are some Have I Got News for You clips instead. A glimpse into one of my favourite cynicism sources, shall we say…
…Although it does involve answers to existential questions. I don’t know who Andy Weir is or what he does other than solving life’s conundrums, but The Egg is really interesting. Ruby sent it to me. It’s not really news but I’m exhausted and my eyes itch. I think I might watch TV with the dogs […]