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Publisher. Writer and editor for hire. Paul has worked on Fleet Street. Paul has written and edited a myriad publications, including ghost writing for professors in engineering to footballers and everyone in between. Paul has created online magazines for companies, including Betfair, BT, Tesco, Reuters and Vodafone.


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Not an Indian, possibly a Jew: The Unknown Soldier might be British says expert

The Unknown Soldier is British. He – yes, a it’s a ‘he’ – was shipped back from France and buried in Westminster Abbey on November 11, 1920. We do … (read more)

Posted: 25th, October 2020 | In: News | Comment


Beneden school discovers black history with confused results

Off to speak to the gels at their posho school. Why do children from wealthy families bother to attend? It’s not for the need to get good scores in maths, … (read more)

Posted: 25th, October 2020 | In: News | Comment


Nazis and Thunderbirds: Tabloid headlines are as dated as their readers

How do tabloids stay relevant in the digital age? By investing a fortune in quality journalism and attracting newsreaders to paper products, encouraging the hip and youthful to give newsprint … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, October 2020 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment


Silent Night: Scotland prepares for a Digital Christmas

Scotland’s national clinical director Jason Leitch says there is “absolutely no question” of a “normal” Christmas being permitted by the State. Leitch says it’s time for people to “get their … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, October 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Spell out your name and desires with these fantastic erotic alphabet fridge magnets (NSFW)

A bloke one revealed that NORWICH was not his favourite football team, but an acronym he’d send his wife. The other liberty he’d take was to have the leading ‘N’ … (read more)

Posted: 21st, October 2020 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment


New Covid Tier Rules Explained: Boris Johnson can meet a tech guru for a ‘working lunch’ in a Manchester hotel room

How do you report on the pandemic, the confusion sewn by a government with all the nous of a puppy sat by a pile of poo and Boris Johnson air-punching … (read more)

Posted: 21st, October 2020 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Huge 2000-year-old cat Nazca Line unearthed in Peru

To Peru, where archaeologists have brushed the dust way to reveal a 2,000-year-old Nazca Line feasting the likeness of a cat. The enormous glyph was etched into a hill around … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Mopping up Boris Johnson’s ‘avalanches of passion’

American Jennifer Arcuri, 35, says Boris Johnson bombarded her “with avalanches of passion” during what the Mirror claims was a four-year affair that ran like a spluttering tap feeding a … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2020 | In: News | Comment


Watch Noel Edmonds being Alan Partridge as Keith Chegwin glimpses the oblivion

Noel Edmonds being more Alan Partridge than Alan Partridge is remarkable TV. Stay tuned for the closing shot as Keith ‘Cheggers’ Chegwin’s soul departs.
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Posted: 19th, October 2020 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment


Aston Villa balls: Stan Collymore rewrites the story of Jack Grealish’s move to Spurs

Stan Collymore continues to disabuse the claim that journalism should be based on sound research. The Daily Mirror columnist has been talking about Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish. Collymore wants to … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2020 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment


Students of the Dance Theatre of Harlem dancing through the streets of New York City

This video of dancers with the Dance Theatre of Harlem dancing though the streets of New York City is a delight.

Of course what they’re really doing is making their … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2020 | In: News | Comment


Life Apes Friday Night Dinner: Zach Margolin and Josie Singer’s Covid Christmas advert

Zach Margolin says he has “got this year‚Äôs Christmas advert figured out.” He’s videoed his grandmother Josie Singer counting down the days til Christmas. Covid-19 has left her alone. She … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2020 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment


Fatima gives up ballet career to retrain as Boris Johnson’s personal webcam model

Downing Street says the advert suggesting a ballet dancer called Fatima should retrain in cyber security is “not appropriate”. Fatima should not limit herself to working in tech but reach … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2020 | In: News | Comment


Tory TV: Boris Johnson, Allegra Stratton and lifestyle choices

Allegra Stratton is the Government’s new US-style press secretary. She’ll deliver the Government’s daily televised briefings to the people. This changes the old way of political hacks speaking off camera … (read more)

Posted: 9th, October 2020 | In: News | Comment


Scotland’s drinkers accept Nicola Sturgeon’s Covid-19 challenge to booze outdoors

Nicola Sturgeon likes things to be short and sharp – and you’d imagine her husband does, too. Scotland’s First Minister (her) says the decree to shut all pubs, bars and … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2020 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Four clowns of the apocalypse descend on Fargo

Clowns can make anything worse. To Fargo, North Dakota, where Roxane Salonen and her teenage son are playing tennis. They spy four figures approaching. All four are wearing clown masks. … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Munira Mirza or Dame Shami? Pick your prejudice

Dame Shami of Whitewash

In a story on Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, the Guardian cites the appointment of Munira Mirza to lead a Government commission on racial equality as a bad … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Snowball Fight (1896) РLumière Brothers films gets the HD and Colorised treatment

In 1896, the French Lumi√®re Brothers made the film¬†Bataille de boules de neige (Snowball Fight). “The film was shot in Lyons, France using one of the duos’ all-in-one¬†cin√©matographe¬†creations,‚ÄĚ says¬†Petapixel, ‚Äúwhich … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2020 | In: Film, Technology | Comment


Madeleine McCann: £12million spent and no confession

By now you might have supposed the prosecution and defence would be deep into preparations for a trial. But months after being named as the chief suspect in the vanishing … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment


Of course Facebook banned QAnon – it’s part of the conspiracy

Hard cheese on anyone searching for QAnon¬†conspiracy theory stuff on Facebook. The publisher, sorry, social media platform has banned all mention of the group that blames all bad things on … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Arsenal: Ozil saves Gunnersaurus

Arsenal mascot Gunnersaurus (or rather the guy who wears the suit, aka Jerry Quy) has been¬†‘let go’. Arsenal, owned by multi-billionaire absentee landlord Stan Kroenke, thinks hiring a man to … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2020 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Buy prints from the Mark Weiss Rock Legends Archive – wow!

Mark ‚ÄúWEISSGUY‚ÄĚ Weiss is a world-renowned photographer who has traveled the globe photographing music legends from Van Halen, Ozzy Osbourne, Debbie Harry, The Clash, Prince, Queen, The Ramones, Aerosmith, and … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2020 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment


Watch Beyonce dance to the Grange Hill theme tune – the mash-up you’ve been waiting for

Beyonce dancing to the Grange Hill theme music might be the greatest thing ever.

Previously:

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Posted: 6th, October 2020 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Arsenal use a Thomas Partey sized meteor to kill Gunnersaurus

Farewell, Gunnersaurus, we fear we shall never see your like again – well, not until Arsenal move stadium once more, downsizing to something more in keeping with the Covid-19 … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2020 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Boris Johnson says wind power CAN blow the skin off a rice pudding

Boris Johnson, the man who wanted to build a bridge between the UK and Ireland and land passenger jets on a raft sat on the River Thames, says the UK … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


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