Not Quite The End

The end of 2012 is upon us. We have been on another mini hiatus the past six weeks or so. Christmas is a busy time and most people have better things to do than dislike our opinions. That said we will be back with new stuff in the next couple of days, after the obligatory … Continue reading

Green and (Mostly) Pristine

England is a fairly green place and empty place. I know this for two reasons: I used live in green and empty parts of it and, as mentioned previously, I have flown over parts of it and concluded it’s not actually a wasteland teeming with dirty immigrants. OK. I must confess I’ve never spent any … Continue reading

I Still Love You, Auntie

So the BBC… What’s that all about? Obviously they are in a spot of bother at the moment. This is a short post to say shut up and leave them alone. I love auntie. I have always loved auntie. I will always love auntie. For all it’s flaws (Jonathan Ross, Chris Moyles, Snog, Marry, Avoid, … Continue reading

Puff, Puff, Pass

Smoking’s been in the news a bit recently. Well, it’s never really far from the news for the most part, but shut up and let me make my point before putting your hand up and end up being the annoying kid in class. Anyway. Two sets of colonial cousins are doing fancy pants things with … Continue reading

Picking Sides (Redux)

Take a look here, for our brief explanation of today’s (Tuesday 6th November) posts. There are two sides fighting over the presidency in America today. The same can be said of Congress in a more general voice. Is that not strange, that there are only two sides? Technically they’re are more candidates, but you’ve never … Continue reading

Fuck John Galt

To begin, I will quote Paul Krugman, because if you’re going to start an inevitable argument, you might as well start with a Nobel Prize winner: “There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a … Continue reading

How Low Can You Go?

This is only a short article. I think it’s an issue where you need to look at all the different arguments, which I can’t paraphrase well here. I passed on a link to an article yesterday regarding Starbucks in the UK. If you didn’t read it, it was a story on how they have paid … Continue reading

A Masterpiece You Say?

So art is a fickle thing. Recently you may have heard that a painting sold for £21,000,000 (if you didn’t, then yes, twenty-one million pounds), a rather large a mount of money. It was a painting by a chap named Gerhard Richter called Abstraktes Bild. There are certain words that spring to mind when I … Continue reading

Social Media Strain

We have a website. We write stuff on our website (when we get off of arses). Look. Facial hair! AMN1 and I are long time friends; from heady university days when we were fresh faced (yet still beardy) we talked society, music, politics, girls, student life, etc, etc. As you may (or may have not) … Continue reading

Name Calling and Godwin’s Law

In light of world events. Recession, Greek bailouts, American elections, uh… stuff, etc, there has been a lot of comparisons to Hitler. This is ridiculous. Please stop it. You’re making small children and animals cry. Angela Merkel and Barak Obama, and countless other people (yes, even George W. Bush) are nothing like Hitler. Using this … Continue reading