This is an absolutely superb generator of ignorant nonsense. It's nominally a tribute to the BBC's Have Your Say, but is quite an effective simulation of most right-wing blog comments. Sample: Twas ever thus. here come the pc brigade and the nanny state! Gordon Brown is going to put us all in Death Camps. It … Continue reading Automatic comment generator
Yes, I know that I'm 29 years old, middle class and white. But fuck it, this is awesome: (yup, it is indeed from this. How did you guess? And yes, I am indeed quite grumpy that I've got to go out every night this week. Can't people leave me alone for, ooh, a month or … Continue reading It goes e-e-e-e-ow e-e-e-e-e-e-blaow
Local press exclusives on specialist topics are seldom the most reliable or accurate commentaries you'll ever find on anything ever. Nonetheless, I'm concerned by the East London Advertiser's current alleged scoop on Crossrail. The ELA claims that: Crossrail chiefs fear the deteriorating economic climate, spiralling Olympic costs and the election of Tory Boris Johnson as … Continue reading Don’t axe Crossrail – double it!
I'm not sure Boris would approve: (photographed by me at Kings Cross St Pancras station, 14/5/08 at 2215) Update 19/5 - Veroniq has come up with a much better headline: "And the London Underground is not a political movement"
You'll be delighted to hear that The Sharpener is back online and that I have a new post there on why it's right to treat politics as a trivial and irrelevant sideshow. Also, now that the Sharpener is back up, I'm going to try and get back into the habit of putting my political stuff … Continue reading Good news, everybody
A comment on this Guardian thread, about the prospect of extending the insane Tube drinking ban to - even more insanely - cover all public transport expresses confusion over why this is a problem: "I haven't lived in the UK for some time but where I live in Europe I frequently see people drinking in … Continue reading On antisocial behaviour
Two possibilities: 1) you believe that people should go to jail and be registered as sex offenders for owning pictures of consensual bondage; or: 2) you should sign this petition.