From the daily archives:

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Week 35: Hero – David Frost

September 1, 2013

This Week’s Hero of the Week is the late Sir David Frost for services to broadcasting and showing how to do a political interview Yesterday, David Frost died at the age of 74. We don’t usually give this Award for dying, but Frost was one of the few towering figures in the history of political […]

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#750: 2013, Georgia Ruth, Week of Pines

September 1, 2013

Well bugger me. There I was – I’d popped out to the Spar for a pint of milk and family sized Boost, when who do I see in the queue getting some tea bags and a copy of the Sunday Express, James Dean Bradfield, lead singer of the Manics. ‘JD,’ I say, ‘how’s it going […]

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Week 35: Villain – Kim Jong-un

September 1, 2013

This week, our villain award goes to the Supreme Leader of North Korea Historians are divided about whether the emperor Caligula was mad, bad or both. When he said he was going to make his horse Incitatus consul, was he bonkers or just displaying his contempt for the Senate? His decision to make a pontoon […]

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Week 35: Prat – David Cameron

September 1, 2013

This week’s prat of the week goes to David Cameron for his cavalier and reckless approach to military intervention in Syria resulting in him losing a government motion on military action against Assad by 13 votes in the House of Commons. David Cameron’s arrogant rashness over Syria has led to Britain stepping away from military […]

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