Gifted

December, the merchants wet dream, beaming grubby the lot of ’em, Santa’s yes men lining the route to Bethlehem. * A myth, it is not, don’t get caught, without gifts, such brazen display of war on Christmas is unforgivable. * Cosy wintry Christmas morning, an empty shell, absent crinkly coloured paper dotted with reindeer sleighs and … Continue reading

Overkill Bill

They’re standing on the corner and they can’t speak English. I can’t even talk the way these people talk: Why you ain’t, … Where you is, What he drive, Where he stay, Where he work, Who you be… And I blamed the kid until I heard the mother talk. And then I heard the father … Continue reading

A Comedy of Errors

Chas Newkey-Burden delivers. Wake up, Neo. “The typical culprit is the middle-class man who has reached that symbolic moment in life when, full of regret, he consigns his acoustic guitar to the attic. Then, the moment he is in all-male company, out pour the denunciations of his better half… systematically, they paint a portrait of … Continue reading

Dad! I’m Gay

The Moment of Truth

Kiss the Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook is out. Gay. And proud to be. Please. Spare me. Why should he, or any other human-being exposed to publicity feel compelled to disclose their sexual orientation? Follow the money. When ‘the public’ en masse is your watering hole – the foundation of your income – it is fundamental to highlight when you, or your product, is tainted with the gay, … Continue reading

Feathers in your Cap

“White America shot, imprisoned, lied, swindled, preached, bought, built and voted its way to domination.”- excerpt from Washington Post article concerning the ongoing controversy over the drive to recognise and accept the ‘Washington Redskins’ name as offensive and an affront to native Americans. This thought provoking article by Simon Waxman expands the playing field, and waiting … Continue reading

Hollywood Poker

“I’ll be back,” he says. You’re dead And he ain’t bluffing Your clothes, give them to me Really! Charles Bronson disagrees smiles and posts the big blind Death Wish 1, 2, 3, 4 of a kind What about Tom? Seductive cute in Risky Business, swinging He came of age as a Top Gun killer poker … Continue reading

Everyone Has It

Beauty, Nice teeth, cute feet Friends, sex, paycheck Credit, car, house, spouse Gym membership, a New York Times subscription Flatscreen and concert tickets Facebook fame, Twitter name, Skype, Civil Rights Big dick, huge tits, no zits thanks to clearasil Tumblr and an Iphone, don’t leave home without it Windows 8 – maybe not that Obama … Continue reading

Color me Bad

Scenario 1: Mr Z, on the prowl for evil-doers and observing what he suspects to be one, ignores the official organ of government charged with enforcing laws; he leaves his truck, intending to bring the evil-doer to heel. Mr Z (aproaching potential evil-doer): ‘Hey, what are you up to? You live around here? Potential evil-doer … Continue reading

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