From the daily archives:

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Week 47: Prat – Emily Thornberry MP

November 23, 2014

This week, our panel have bestowed our Prat of the Week award on the Member of Parliament for Islington South and Finsbury I’m not sure why a house displaying St George’s flags particularly deserves comment: it is a pretty common occurrence in my part of the capital and indeed much of East and South London. If […]

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Week 47: Villain – Dave Whelan

November 23, 2014

This Week’s Villain of the Week is Wigan Football Club owner, Dave Whelan Football is in a dark place at the moment and for the second week in a row provides us with our Villain of the Week. Last week saw Wigan FC hire former Cardiff boss, Malky Mackay. Wigan are currently struggling in the […]

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Week 47: Hero – Barack Obama

November 23, 2014

Our award for hero of the week goes to Barack Obama for a hugely progressive announcement on immigration, and in the process, tactically outflanking the Republicans. To paraphrase an often used and well worn phrase – Reports of the political death of Barack Obama are greatly exaggerated. After a calamitous set of midterm election results, […]

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#959: 1954, Elvis Presley, That’s All Right

November 23, 2014

Note to self. Time spent in reconnaissance is seldom wasted. To conclude our Great Debut Singles, I drafted a feature on Rocket 88 – generally regarded as the debut song for rock’n’roll. After submitting the article, I found that George East had already posted an earlier feature on this song. Time spent without reconnaissance is […]

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