Ken Livingstone Panders to Anti-Semites (and You Know It)

Ken Livingstone Panders to Anti-Semites (and You Know It)

That Ken Livingstone ‘remembered’ Hitler’s support for Zionism perfectly demonstrates how politicians use misinformation and coded language to appeal to anti-semites whilst pretending to abhor racism.

Sympathy for the Trumpians

Sympathy for the Trumpians

A poem inspired by the popular appeal of Donald J. Trump and “Sympathy for the Devil” by the Rolling Stones.

Oscar Row: Black is not the only minority

Oscar Row: Black is not the only minority

Why do writers assert that minorities are under-represented in nominations for Academy Awards, when they only cite Black actors, and never actors from other minorities?

Connery vs. Craig: The infographic

Connery vs. Craig: The infographic

If you cannot remember who was the better Bond, this infographic should help to jog your memory.

In the Bright Midwinter

In the Bright Midwinter

A poem inspired by Christina Rossetti’s In the Bleak Midwinter, and by a sunny day in late December.

The Tao of Iain M. Banks’ Culture

The Tao of Iain M. Banks’ Culture

In his Culture novels, Iain M. Banks depicted a utopian society which has a ‘way’ and a sense of destiny akin to those found in religion. The second of these novels, The Player of Games, illustrates how Banks’ atheism did not stop him believing that certain moral values will inevitably prevail.

Poems

Sympathy for the Trumpians

Sympathy for the Trumpians

A poem inspired by the popular appeal of Donald J. Trump and “Sympathy for the Devil” by the Rolling Stones.

Audio

The Christmas Mouse

The Christmas Mouse

The Christmas mouse ran through the house, whilst everybody else was asleep. As was his instinct, he began in the kitchen. Oh what a feast! The remnants filled his empty belly til the mouse thought he might burst. After much chewing and licking, he was fully sated, and more than slightly inebriated…