Category: Things What I Think

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Why Fans Shouldn’t Piss Off George RR Martin

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Game of Thrones author George RR Martin was told the other week of readers concerns that he might not live long enough to finish the fantasy series. His ‘come at me bro’ response was absolutely priceless. Not only was he quoted as replying, “fuck you to those people”, he...

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Slept Like a Baby

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] walked the length of the Yorkshire Dales the other week with four friends. It was 82 miles and we completed it in a leisurely six days. Of all of them day 3 was the hardest. We didn’t have much food, it rained and we got lost, meaning we ended...

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How David Brent Killed Comedy

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]icky Gervais and Steven Merchant are comic geniuses. That’s undeniable. They are also, in my opinion, the sole reason for my generation being bereft of any sort of comic creativity and this is due to one thing: The Office (or to Americans ‘The Office UK’). You see The Office was...

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Leeds Student Paper Loses Funding

Does anyone remember this front page of the Leeds Student Paper? It was a corker. It was like the time that other paper exposed that high-level, drug-running mob ring, complete with blurry pictures of the suspects as they were snapped outside of their homes through long lens cameras. Only it...