John Gray’s latest article for the BBC’s A Point of View – Can religion tell us more than science? – begins with an account of the conversion of novelist Grahame Greene: [Father Trollope, Greene's converter] was a convert who became … Continued
There was a paper of fear, hate and pap That refused to donate for a snap: “And stop blocking our ads You horrible cads! How else can we pay for our crap?” There was a paper of flesh boob and … Continued
I tweeted earlier today that David Cox’s latest posting on The Guardian, a review of three nature documentaries including the BBC’s One Life, was about as irritating as a sand sandwich. On reflection, and re-reading, I’m going to upgrade this … Continued
Having said in my last post that I don’t write about journalism very often, I’m not going to write about it this time. This is only because I’m going to have a little bit of a rant about Richard Littlejohn’s … Continued
I don’t write about journalism very often. But like a great many other people, I’ve been stung into action by the revelations that have come out over the last few days. Not only Milly Dowler but, it seems, the phones … Continued
Here’s how tonight’s sketching went – this is the last page of Chapter 3, after which point the animation begins. I am an artrat inside a wheel inside an enigma inside a stoat.
So yup, there it is – the Human Centipede 2 has been refused a certificate by the BBFC. In effect, this means that the film cannot be legally distributed in the UK. A while back I posted a bit of … Continued
Been reading Charles Bukowski lately, and happened across this ace short animation on YouTube: I’m really taken by the painted animation, and the contrasted depictions of the huddled boys meeting, becoming progressive more close and conspiratorial, and the final, high-contrast, … Continued
Hello Jason Isaacs. My brother, who’s a bit of a 3D whizz, recently spent a few days putting together a model of Bobby which he sent away to i.materialise for printing. The results arrived today, and it looks fan-bloody-tastic.
I don’t quite know how, but I ended up getting off on a tangent on another post I was writing, and doing a critique of Ted Hughes’ poem ‘Full Moon and Little Frieda’. I figured I might as well spin … Continued