Tag: Self righteous pricks

This Is Why Immigrants Flock To Us…

At least five people who never lived in Grenfell Tower are still being looked after at the taxpayer’s expense more than one year on from the tragedy. Yes, that’s not a misprint. They never lived there. They were just visiting.…

Historical Accuracy

Toy model manufacturer Revell agreed to discontinue its model of the Haunebu II Flying Saucer, described as “the first object in the world capable of flying in space.” According to the product description, the Nazi aircraft never made it past…

Excusing Savagery And Poor Musical Tastes…

UK drill music – an aggressive type of rap whose lifeblood is its capacity to be intensively shared over social media – is colonising the digital airwaves and imaginations of teenagers. Conceived in Chicago, before cross-pollinating via the internet to…

Cause Of Death: Political

Well, lord knows, I’m not the biggest fan of Teresa May, but I doubt she’s King Herod! What’s behind this headline? Barry Kushner, Labour cabinet member for children’s services, said babies in poorer parts of Liverpool were 50% more likely…

Platitudes & Handwringing

That’s all they ever offer: London in the 1970s and 1980s came to accept IRA bombs as almost part of living in the capital. It would help if grotesque publicity were not given to these acts of terror. It distorts…

Because They Don’t ‘Love Animals’…

…they hate people: Billed as the ‘Animal Magic of the 21’st Century’, the 15-part series is due to air on Monday and features real creatures with computer-generated mouths to give a realistic impression that they are actually talking. Beginning in…