From the daily archives:

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Week 22: Villain – Sepp Blatter

May 31, 2015

This week’s villain of the week award goes to Sepp Blatter for his continued tenure as President of the most corrupt organisation in sport – FIFA. Sepp Blatter is the Robert Mugabe of world sport. As long as he remains in power – to hell with everyone else, and to hell with integrity. On Friday […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #64: 1973, The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman)

May 31, 2015

Terry Lennox: ‘Well, that’s you Marlowe. You’ll never learn. You’re a born loser’ Philip Marlowe: ‘Yeah, I even lost my cat’. He only played the role once and the way in which he did so bore little resemblance to the character created by Raymond Chandler, but for all intents and purposes Humphrey Bogart was Philip […]

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Week 22: Prat – FIFA

May 31, 2015

This Week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to the FIFA delegates who voted Sepp Blatter back into the Presidency. I’ve been trying to think of an analogy that sits comfortably with the vote by FIFA delegates to re-elect Sepp Blatter to the presidency – and, I think it’s this: it’s like the Labour Party […]

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Week 22: Hero – Nebraska

May 31, 2015

This week, the award for our greatest hero of the last seven days goes to the Cornhusker State, Nebraska Nebraska is a safely Republican state: it has voted for the Grand Old Party in all but one of the presidential elections since World War II. Its governor, senators and state-wide officials are all Republicans and 92 […]

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