Feminism

“The Week in Patriarchy”

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Did you know that the Guardian has a section called ‘The Week in Patriarchy‘. Even by Guardian standards this is extremely comical. One can only presume that they don’t read satirical sites like The Onion or the Daily Mash. Here are some of the – shall we say ‘predictable’? – headlines: Women swear sometimes – let’s get […]

Guardianistas

How to be a Guardian tennis writer: 1) Check Billie Jean’s Twitter page. 2) That’s it.

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The Guardian gets the tennis world’s reaction to Serena Williams’ antics at the US Open 180 degrees arse-backwards, as usual: Tennis players past and present have rallied behind Serena Williams after she claimed the sport was riddled by sexism following an extraordinary on-court tirade at an umpire during the US Open women’s final. But the […]

Arts

Boomerang logic

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The working class insists on the middle-class ‘sharing the wealth’, without most of them realising that this means that the middle-class oversees the sharing of the wealth, which results in an awful lot of it going to the sort of middle-class people that the overseers like, and the feckless poor, and foreigners. There’s very little […]

Guardianistas

The ultimate Guardian posh woman

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Amelia Gentleman, the Guardian journalist who helped expose the Windrush affair,  has to be a parody. Remember that there are two types of Guardian journalists. There are the posho lefties with their double firsts from Oxbridge, straddling the aristo-intellectual-arty farty worlds. And then there are the nasty little unhinged activist lefties like Owen Jones. Amelia […]

Guardianistas

If media types think the past is a bad place then why do they all want to live there?

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If you took a read through last weekend’s Sunday Times Best Places to Live in 2018 supplement, you’d be forgiven for thinking something was awry. Because what the writers seem to think counts as a good place to live in ultra-modern 2018 is a traditional middle-class, somewhat old-fashioned but upmarket village, with lots of white […]

Guardianistas

‘I’m a Guardianista, Get Me Out Of Here!’

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Idea for a new game show that I’ve just sent to ITV: ‘I’m a Guardianista, Get Me Out Of Here!’ Guardian and BBC journalists are taken to the Australian outback. (They will be taken against their will, because in the ultimately free society everyone does the right thing voluntarily.) In the outback they are given […]