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Month: July 2011

The Daily Mail once again makes me think ‘FFS’

The Daily Mail once again makes me think ‘FFS’

There’s an awful, shitty story in today’s Daily Heil about Wish You Were Here actress Emily Lloyd. The Heil is big on the physical form of women. Some are too thin. Some are too fat. If you’re famous and you haven’t been declared ‘just right’ by the arbiters of Derry Street, they let you know about it in no uncertain terms. In Lloyd’s case, “the glamorous looks which once helped propel her to fame are gone”. Really? She’s a bit…

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All the news that’s shit to print

All the news that’s shit to print

I first set foot in a newspaper office 23 years ago. I was 15 years old, and I was on work experience. On each desk at the Sutton and Cheam/Epsom and Ewell Herald was an in-tray, an out-tray, a telephone and a sit-up-and-beg typewriter. Stories were researched by speaking to people, either by telephone, or, as was often preferable, by getting out of the office, wearing out a bit of shoe leather and meeting them face-to-face. I remember sitting in…

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Watch Movie Online Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Watch Movie Online Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) HD Director : Jon Watts. Writer : John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein, Jon Watts, Erik Sommers, Chris McKenna, Christopher D. Ford. Producer : Kevin Feige, Amy Pascal. Release : July 5, 2017 Country : Germany, United States of America. Production Company : Columbia Pictures, Marvel Studios, LStar Capital, Pascal Pictures. Language : English. Runtime : 133 Genre : Action, Adventure, Science Fiction. ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is a movie genre Action, was released in July 5, 2017. Jon…

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Brooksing no criticism

Brooksing no criticism

So many people are saying that Rebekah Brooks must have the goods on Rupert Murdoch to be protected and supported by him in the way she has been. I don’t think so. He’s just in awe of someone as venal, amoral and awful as he is, and the feeling is completely mutual. She is the only thing about which he is sentimental. I have a feeling they love each other in the purest way possible. It would be touching if…

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Looking Gaunt

Looking Gaunt

I apologise for this blog having become a digest of what I get up to on Twitter. If it’s any consolation, I’m way behind with my diary as well. However, I have just experienced something I feel to be worth recording. I’ve never had much time for Jon Gaunt. For the uninitiated (and if you’ve never heard him in action, you don’t know how lucky you are), he used to present the 9am-noon show on BBC London 94.9 in the…

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