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26th August

An anchorwoman, Alison Parker, and cameraman, Adam Ward, were shot live on air in Virginia, America by disgruntled colleague, Bryce Williams. As the camera man lay dying, the reel continued to spin and his death was broadcast live to an unprepared morning audience. 480 more words


"And if your friends are racists don't pretend to be my friend"

I recently had the misfortune to come across a FaceBook page for the Chilton Patriots. They refer to themselves as a white patriotic community in County Durham. 1,294 more words


June Film & TV: Jack

We flew Virgin Atlantic to Florida, which meant two things: all you can eat pretzels and all you can watch Films and TV. Making an 8 hour flight bearable without the use of prescription medication is tricky but those two benefits helped helped a lot. 401 more words

Opinion Post

"Hardworking Taxpayers, Inconvenienced!"

“Hardworking Taxpayers, Inconvenienced!” (2015, A4, ink on paper)


Looking Into the Black Mirror

The British have a long history of amazing satire. If you have spent any time living there and watching what their television programming schedules have to offer, you will know that different stations compete to host the most funny, satirical, ironic and irreverent shows. 702 more words


Charlie Brooker just proved the election campaign has been absolutely ridiculous

If there’s one thing we took away from Charlie Brooker’s Election Wipe this evening, it’s that this election campaign has been absolutely ridiculous.

On the eve of the General Election, Mr Brooker deftly and snarkily picked apart every political fail that has befallen the political parties in the run-up to 7 May from mumbled lines to faux-pas to just failing not to look like weirdos. 234 more words