Category Archives: Satire

The Murdochs at the Select Committee: what you missed

Committee member: What is your name? James Murdoch: That’s a very good question, and I intend to answer it in full. I’m afraid I don’t have the full answer to hand at the moment. You must remember that my name … Continue reading

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Guest post by God: His resignation statement over phone hacking

God called a Press Conference in Heaven today, in which he resigned over his role in the phone hacking scandal. Paperback Rioter reproduces the full text of the statement below. You can read more from God here. It is with … Continue reading

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The really sinister message behind “Winnergate”

Today was the first PMQs held after the Easter recess. Among the topics discussed were the NHS reforms and the economy. I assume that at some point MPs got close to discussing the issues, but to be honest I couldn’t … Continue reading

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That resignation blog post in full

It was surprising/inevitable/necessary/amazing that Alan Johnson/Andy Coulson resigned, because these: continuing revelations/unusual circumstances/scandals just showed that: he was useless at his job/he was too good at his job/his position was untenable/the speculation would never stop/it was a wonderful day to … Continue reading

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This coalition government is a sinister story of revenge

Imagine you’re David Cameron for a minute. I’m sorry to have put that thought into your head. Just stop screaming and try and imagine you’re the Tory leader on May 5th, this year. What the hell would be going through … Continue reading

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The Liberal Democrats: An Obituary

In affectionate remembrance of THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS Who died at the House of Commons ON THURSDAY 9 DECEMBER 2010, at 5.41pm. Deeply lamented by a small circle of grieving friends and acquaintences (although loathed by many more) R.I.P N.B. The … Continue reading

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I am a genius (and other outbreaks of hyperbole)

Because my procrastination knows no bounds, I’ve been re-reading some of my old articles for Redbrick. [modesty blaze] Some of them are rather good [/modesty blaze]. I like this one, my satirical column from just over three years ago (although … Continue reading

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