Henry Ford once said, “if we’d have asked the public what they wanted, they’d have said ‘a faster horse.’” In spite of this warning, British Chancellor (effectively Vice President) Sajid Javid has decided to launch what he is calling a competition, based on the idea that Britain’s exit from the EU will allow the slashing…

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It might have been a slow news week, what with the President of the United States having been impeached for only the third time in history. Because never mind that – the whole internet is apparently losing its shit over Joe Rogan supporting Bernie Sanders. Really, this is a comment on how ludicrously crooked the…

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Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina scented candle. I know. In any reasonable world, if someone said that to you, you’d assume they were on drugs, or possibly have them committed. Rightly so. But we live in an unreasonable world, where sentences like “Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina scented candle” actually have meaning and…

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As a resident of the UK, it falls to me to comment on the election of Boris Johnson. What’s more, my editor has prissily informed me that “screaming until my eyeballs haemorrhage” isn’t a proper response and that I’ll have to put my thoughts in writing. I guess I’m just too avante garde for some…

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Yesterday in New Jersey, armed gunmen took part in what has fairly been described as a “battle” with police for several hours. After an initial confrontation in a cemetery in which the police were apparently fired upon with high powered rifles, the suspects fled in a van and barricaded themselves inside a Kosher supermarket, trading…

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“We must not be enemies,” counselled Abraham Lincoln on the treatment of his political adversaries and, more importantly in his mind, fellow countrymen. “Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.” Lincoln’s point is eloquently made and absolutely correct – it is important to try our best to see eye-to-eye…

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 For those who have been too busy following the ongoing impeachment proceedings in the US – or for those who have understandably been ceaselessly pointing at the news channel and shrieking ever since 2016 – the U.K. is due to hold an election next month.  This is a chore for all British citizens, as the…

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Famous idiot and current President Donald Trump is obsessed with building a wall along America’s Southern border. You might have heard him mention it in rallies, press conferences, tweets, and any time he feels like it, regardless of context. Now that Trump has released prototypes of his wall and declared it impossible to climb, professional…

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There is so much that goes unadressed about the Trump administration – a good portion of which is down to the suspiciously Russian-invented process called “firehosing,” where a constant stream of lies and disinformation and occasional truths means that nobody has time to fact check anything before the next falsehood springs up. With that being…

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Man oh man, I would not want to be Donald Trump right now. In fact, there’s no point in history where any sane person would want to be Donald Trump, but even if you were seized by a perverse desire to become a fat orange rapist with an easy-punchline hairdo grappling futilly with senility, this…

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