Naked Restaurant, The Bunyadi: Tom Conrad reveals all (obvious puns included)

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  Last week a friend invited me to a naked restaurant. A bit of me thought it would be fun while other bits were afraid of the exposure. The friend, who I dated years ago, told me not to worry … Continue reading

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Bernie the only pick as Hillary & Donald play out of tune

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“A country is like playing a guitar: you pick it up with your left and play it with the right.” Continue reading

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Alan Rickman Dies aged 69, and everyone feels sad… again

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Some say live fast, die young, others say live fast, die old, but I’ve always thought somewhere in-between would be nice. Perhaps 69? I mean, what we consider old nowadays is quickly changing, so 69 is almost considered premature. And … Continue reading

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David Bowie dies, but while he lived he “moved like a tiger on Vaseline!”

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“I‘m an alligator, I’m a mama-papa coming for you I’m the space invader, I’ll be a rock ‘n’ rollin’ bitch for you Keep your mouth shut, you’re squawking like a pink monkey bird And I’m busting up my brains for … Continue reading

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To dislike religion is not bigotry or a phobia; it is to strongly assert you like reason more

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  In the wake of the tragic events in Paris this weekend, I keep seeing a meme about the KKK and ISIS popping up on my various social networks. The meme says: “no one thinks the KKK are representative of Christians, so … Continue reading

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Gawd Save Jeremy Corbyn: The Trivialisation Of Politics Has Only Just Begun

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As an atheist and republican, expecting Jeremy Corbyn to sing the national anthem – in which he asks a god he doesn’t believe in to save a queen he’d like to see absolved from “one’s duties” – is akin to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn Can’t Win The General Election: We Won’t Let Him

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We wanted Gandalf, not Paul Daniels or Debbie McGee, and despite a consistent right wing attack – a whole lot of jiggery-pokery including wheeling out the old guard Blairites, late ballots and purging – we got him, we got our … Continue reading

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“Mansplaining”: Why Misuse Of Feminist Language Is Part Of The Problem, Not Solution

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Mansplain: – verb, informal: (of a man) explain (something) to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing: “I’m listening to a guy mansplain economics to his wife”. When I told a female friend I’d just had … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s Sexist Editorial: Don’t Vote For Jeremy Corbyn, He’s A Man

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Reducing your vote to a vote based on gender is unadulterated sexism. There is little to nothing positive about “positive discrimination”. It’s a divisive, misguided and somewhat toxic ideal, which goes against the pure, and meritocratic notion of the best man/woman for the … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, Danny “The Fink” Finklestein And Why Labour Must Return To The Left

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I sometimes question why I continue to watch mainstream political shows: Newsnight, Question Time, This Week, C4 News with Jon Snow’s whacky socks. Invariably, I find myself descending into Orwellian territory – my two minutes of hate – as I … Continue reading

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