This week is Squaxxweek on the BBC. Tomorrow, Phil Jupitus will be exploring 2000AD‘s origins and history on Radio 4. Then on Monday, Armando Iannucci does the same thing on BBC 4, albeit with a bit of Viz thrown in. It’s got to be more interesting than boring Labour conference, no? UPDATE: Just listened to… Continue reading Squaxxweek on the BBC (UPDATED)
Day: September 21, 2007
My intimate chat with Matthew Parris about fisking
Matthew Parris interviewed me on his Times podcast at Lib Dem conference. On the one hand I struggle a bit when explaining the term fisking; on the other hand they spared my blushes by not including the bit I totally fluffed talking about Ming. Not sure I should have said that the conference felt like… Continue reading My intimate chat with Matthew Parris about fisking
Lembit Opik and his spectacular organ
Jonathan Wallace’s footage of Lembit playing the harmonica reminds me of my favourite pub wind up: Tell a fresh faced twenty-something that Lembit did the instrumental on Culture Club’s Karma Chameleon when it comes up on the jukebox. Believe me, it works every time.