Charlie Hebdo

Feb 08

I’ve attracted a little Twitter opprobium for sharing this comic today. Several people say that it’s essentially a piece of victim-blaming  - that to poke fun at Jews, and Christians, but not Muslims – is to cow to the terrorists. I don’t have a problem with causing offence when offence needs to be caused. Like Nick Cohen,...

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My full thoughts on Sarah Vine versus Jack Monroe

Nov 25

I was outraged when I saw Jack Monroe had tweeted that thing about Cameron’s son that other people on the left had been saying on the internet since last year. It may have been the same thing but she’s a face for Sainsbury’s and she’s a role model to thousands of people in that capacity. She should be fired from the...

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My outrage over the Sainsbury’s advert which is an advert

Nov 13

I was outraged this morning, when I saw the new advert for Sainsbury’s. This advert deals with a poignant event in world history, but it’s quite plausible that this advert will cause people to spend money in Sainsbury’s, and that can’t be a good thing. The John Lewis advert will make people spend money in John Lewis...

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What does Alan REALLY think about the Ayoade interview and also Zoella?

Oct 22

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My thoughts on Renee Zellweger’s face

Oct 22

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Stuff I have seen

Nov 19

If Grayson Perry ruled the world. 16 spectacular roads.  Kowloon cemeteries. Cumberbatch name variations. 12 unsung heroes. 16 roads. Surreal places. Thanksgiving in Mongolia. 26 books that will change the way you see the...

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Some stuff

Nov 07

The most British thing ever seen. Talking porcupine. Flying through 17th Century London. Things scientists don’t know. Fretboard heat maps. Ironic deaths in history. Fresh...

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