Andrew Blair is writing this paragraph festering in the knowledge that he will never be happy with it. He has probably had a bad day, so woe betide any kittens that scamper within punting distance. Andrew believes that Sylvester McCoy is a better Doctor than David Tennant and will fight anyone who disagrees.
Articles by Andrew Blair
For any child of the 80s or 90s, the name of Stephen Patrick Bartholomew Jezebel Morrissey was synonymous with that cherished phase of abject misery that dominated the later ebbs of a wasted youth. To children born in la petit mort of the current century however, his name will bring scant signs of recognition, possibly followed by an assumption that you were talking about Neil Morrissey, the actor and recent star of ‘The Rain Man’.
At supermarkets, the discerning consumer may encounter many different types of ham. These are mainly traditional hams, rather than your thought-provoking Heston Blumenthal ‘Ham of a She-Bear’-type hams. But amidst the sea of trad-meat one can often locate that strangest of animal proteins: that one that looks like a bear’s face. My question is this: Who thought that giving children strange ham made to look like the face of a bear was a good idea? Has anyone considered the long term consequences of giving children strange ham? Why do I keep repeating the phrase ‘giving children strange ham’?
The History of Hiding, BBC 2
Presented by Peter Sissons and his daughter Sissy, this documentary series charts the beginnings and the development of concealment. Promised series highlights include episodes based on James I of Scotland (hiding in a cludgie), Rommel (hiding in the desert) and Shannon Matthews.
The BBC announced recently the return of the character 'The Master' to their popular evening telly show 'Doctor Who'. Thousands of girl-wummin greeted the news with enough squee to power Belgium, and skipped merrily around 'pon the announcement. Something to do with wonts. Anyhow.
The Usbourne Book of Lesbian Erotica
After the success of their controversial Gayness for the Under-Fives, Usbourne have decided to follow that weighty five-volume tome with this new, more typical, guidebook.
Ahoy. Below are some reviews of three Edinburgh Fringe shows. By the time you read this they will be gone from Edinburgh, but consider this a time capsule of sorts so that you may return to the city in future and FIND THEM.
I am a human person who has been afflicted with a terrible curse. The Great Old One Dread Cthulhu, borne from the supernovae of Vhoorl, lives in my pinkie.
Bah! You’ve always been sentimental, Buttercup, but your feelings will spell the end of your reign as Supreme Overlord of us Mutos! If this...norm chooses to wander into our domain then she must be foolish indeed, straying so far from the path most of her kind follow! I say we kill her! She is a Norm! All Norms must die! That is the way we have always lived, and if you, Buttercup, are too weak to carry out our sacred duty, then perhaps we should replace you as leader?