Mortification of Spin

Mortification of Spin
I'm glad that, after months of peace on the blog, all my old enemies, from Tony `the Gent' to Del-Boy have re-emerged; and Justin seems to have joined them. Et tu Brute? as they say in Dagenham. But...
I'm glad that, after months of peace on the blog, all my old enemies, from Tony `the Gent' to Del-Boy have re-emerged; and Justin seems to have joined them. Et tu Brute? as they say in Dagenham. But...
Del, you need to remember that Lawrence of Arabia lost the entire first draft of `Seven Pillars of Wisdom' when he left it at Reading Station. Compared to that literary tragedy, 15 chapters of `Great...
Del, you need to remember that Lawrence of Arabia lost the entire first draft of `Seven Pillars of Wisdom' when he left it at Reading Station. Compared to that literary tragedy, 15 chapters of `Great...
Seeing Lig's piece on MTV reminded me of the Dire Straits track, `Money for Nothing.' Not Straits greatest work (for that, go to `Making Movies' or even the first album, `Dire Straits' with the...
Seeing Lig's piece on MTV reminded me of the Dire Straits track, `Money for Nothing.' Not Straits greatest work (for that, go to `Making Movies' or even the first album, `Dire Straits' with the...
Once again, I bring my friend and colleague, Al Groves, to the attention of readers of the Ref21 blog. You should all check out the latest entries by his youngest daughter and his wife, both of whom...
Once again, I bring my friend and colleague, Al Groves, to the attention of readers of the Ref21 blog. You should all check out the latest entries by his youngest daughter and his wife, both of whom...
The People Against Irony Network wish to apologise for the offensive nature of the acronym of their old name. They had not spotted the irony. They wish to stress that they did not wish to imply that...
The People Against Irony Network wish to apologise for the offensive nature of the acronym of their old name. They had not spotted the irony. They wish to stress that they did not wish to imply that...
As the seconds count down to Tony Pinnochio's deadline, I find my hope of rescue fading. Seems the establishment at Ref21 have caved in to the vigorous campaign of the Association of Sensibly Sound...
As the seconds count down to Tony Pinnochio's deadline, I find my hope of rescue fading. Seems the establishment at Ref21 have caved in to the vigorous campaign of the Association of Sensibly Sound...
Well, I can now add Jerry Lee Lewis to the arcane gnostic zones of knowledge which are inaccessible to me. A correspondent warns me not to write about Jerry Lee Lewis, as one has to be from the South...
Well, I can now add Jerry Lee Lewis to the arcane gnostic zones of knowledge which are inaccessible to me. A correspondent warns me not to write about Jerry Lee Lewis, as one has to be from the South...
Trapped in the basement, I have no access to news. I assume Delboy's bragging means England are out of the World Cup. Still, I'm a grammar school boy so the emotional trauma is limited-- rugby's the...