From the daily archives:

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Week 30: Villain – The Home Office

July 28, 2013

This Week’s Villain of the Week Award goes to the Home Office for their racist ‘Go Home or Face Arrest’ billboard campaign Just when you thought this government couldn’t get any lower, they manage to show again that there is no barrel, however deep, they are not willing to scrape. Adopting the rhetoric of the […]

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Week 30: Hero – The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Wellby

July 28, 2013

This Week’s Hero is the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Wellby. I’m pretty sure that the majority opinion of those who write on these pages is not particularly well disposed towards religion, or, on the whole, religious leaders. Putting faith to one side, we are not impressed by the fact that more often than not they […]

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#727: 1973, Jim Croce, I Got a Name

July 28, 2013

Americana music, as defined by the Americana Music Association (AMA), is “contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, resulting in a distinctive roots-oriented sound that lives in a world apart from the pure forms of the genres upon which it may draw.” Americana […]

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Week 30: Prat – Anthony Weiner

July 28, 2013

This week, our award for the biggest prat of the last seven days goes to New York mayoral hopeful, Anthony Weiner. Two years ago, then congressman Anthony Weiner won our prat of the week award for the faux pas that was to cost him his place in the House of Representatives: the congressman from Queens […]

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