Category: Sanctimoan

  • If You See Ads, Tell Him
    If You See Ads, Tell Him

    In 1986, the British government deliberately, and massively undervalued the price of a public utility, convincing people to buy these cheap shares in order to sell them on for a small profit, so that a load of rich people could take ownership of British Gas for much less than it’s true market value. In order…

  • Purple Alert
    Purple Alert

    It’s not as bad as a Red Alert, but a bit worse than a Blue Alert. More of a mauve alert really.

  • Eating M&Ms Is Wrong
    Eating M&Ms Is Wrong

    I finally went to see The Rise Of Skywalker at the cinema last night. I have a small bladder, and long films at the cinema are daunting, mostly because I hate walking out for a pee and missing stuff. It didn’t help that there were 27 minutes of guff before the film either. I would…

  • Boy Wonders Or Boys Wonder?
    Boy Wonders Or Boys Wonder?

    I can’t even remember what it was that triggered my thought, but I was reading something or other yesterday which made me ponder … Is the plural of Boy Wonder: Boy Wonders Boys Wonder So I put a poll up on Twitter, and as of now, the split is exactly 50/50. I think it’s like…

  • Welcome To Television Centre
    Welcome To Television Centre

    It’s FUCKING flats now.

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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