From the daily archives:

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Week 11: Villain – Nick Clegg

March 18, 2012

This Week’s Villain of the Week is the Deputy Prime Minister and current holder of our Prat of the Year Award, Nick Clegg Sometimes it goes beyond mere pratishness. In managing in one week both to ensure the passing of the Health and Social Care Bill and thereby the dismantling of the NHS in the […]

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#422: 1970, Led Zeppelin, Immigrant Song

March 18, 2012

I caught one of my favourite Led Zeppelin tracks  on the radio today and so I thought it was time for them to have another song here (the last one was over a year ago). I was toying with later greats like Kashmir or Achilles’ Last Stand, from the period when they had stopped singing […]

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Week 11: Prat – Vladimir Putin

March 18, 2012

This week, our much coveted award for the biggest prat of the last seven days goes to Vladimir Putin, Russia’s prime minister, former president and president elect. Vladimir Putin is a pretty scary guy, but there are times where his public demonstrations of his masculinity come across as comically preposterous.  There was the bare-chested fishing […]

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Week 11: Hero – Sachin Tendulkar

March 18, 2012

This week’s Hero of the Week, is the Little Maestro himself – Sachin Tendulkar. Each Summer I make a pilgrimage to Lords to watch the Test Match with my and Jackie’s old mate, Big Wally Souness, last year it was the Saturday of the England India test. Me and Wally arrived quite early and walked […]

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