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Mars: Space Lido

Andy Bush | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

I love the fact that NASA have discovered flowing water on Mars. All these Sci-Fi fantasies we've had about an arid, brutal desert planet, are complet...

How The Beatles REALLY Wrote 'Yellow Submarine'

Andy Bush | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Andy Bush

I sometimes sit and let my imagination run wild when playing Beatles tracks on Absolute Radio - I wistfully stare out of the studio window and try to transport myself back to when the song was written and wonder what went on. I'd love to have been a fly on the wall during those legendary Abbey Road recording sessions.

What if Pixar Made an 'Inside Out' About the ADULT Brain?

Andy Bush | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

Responsible dad act aside, I couldn't help sitting there thinking what would happen if Pixar released an Inside Out sequel about life inside the ADULT brain. Imagine what that would look like? So I tried to draw it...

I Hope the 'Free The Night' Tube Guy Is OK?

Andy Bush | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

So they've just announced that the night tube is being postponed. The bloke in the posters hasn't taken it very well. Hope he's ok?

Batman's Worst Nightmare

Andy Bush | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

I think about Batman a lot, I kind of feel sorry for him - it must be exhausting all that being at the 'beck and call' of Gotham City lark. I imagine ...

Nickelodeon Boobs With Topless Cartoon Character

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK

Nickelodeon has retreated under a veil of silence after a pair of cartoon breasts was spotted during an episode of Oggy and the Cockroaches. The e...

Peter Griffin and Homer Simpson Can't Stop Kids Joining Isis, But These Characters Might

Tanya Silverman | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK
Tanya Silverman

With so much attention on the young girls flocking to join ISIS from the UK and elsewhere, surely a message like Jiya's that empowers girls and stands up to extremism should be spread.

Journalism in the Age of Sticks and Swill Buckets

Brian John Spencer | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
Brian John Spencer

You could be downcast, or you could look at the opportunities. Yes Ezra and Felix are right to counsel, but know this: don't wait to be asked; don't cross your arms; don't ask for permission, just do it. Here's the secret: dogged determination and a resolve to never stop.

Should Freedom of Expression Have Limits?

Farooq Aftab | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK
Farooq Aftab

In light of the recent attacks on Charlie Hebdo, the debate on freedom of expression has once again come to the fore. It is claimed that Muslims are being overly sensitive and overreacting when it comes to the reprinting of the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)...

Brutal, Bilious, Offensive Cartooning Is What We Do and Have Done for Centuries

Brian John Spencer | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Charlie Hebdo was categorically correct to publish the prophet on its front cover. To ask cartoonists not to draw Mohammed would be like cartoonists to ask Muslims to give up their prophet...

You Can't Disappear Those You Disagree With

Brian John Spencer | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

It's simple: "The only way of living in a free society is to feel that you have the right to say and do stuff." Said Salman Rushdie. Go figure. Let truth and falsehood grapple. How do we know what is right if we don't know wrong and the case that is made for wrong. Ideas may be distasteful and deeply disagreeable, but we cannot airbrush and disappear that and those people that we disagree with.

Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

For those unfamiliar with the series, Adventure Time follows human Finn, a "mighty hero" who is compelled to protect good from evil - and he's just 12 years old. Mysteriously parentless, Finn scours the land of Ooo getting into all sorts of scrapes along the way.

The Real Problem With Ed

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Politics
Iddo Goldfarb

Whenever I see Ed Miliband trying to pretend he's a human, I'm always reminded of a particular scene in Mark Tavener's criminally underrated sitcom Absolute Power in which the oily sultan of spin Charles Prentiss (not so much played by as written for Stephen Fry) is sizing up dowdy Tory shadow minister Joanne Standing (basically a pilot version of The Thick of It's Nicola Murray).

Jeremy Paxman: 'Lion of Journalism'... Or Git?

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics
Iddo Goldfarb

When, in June, Paxman finally hangs up those weary eyebrows and quits Newsnight, he will cap a glittering career. For 25 years, Paxman's main talent has been the ability to ask questions of the foremost inconsequence in the manner of a courtroom drama auditionee.

I'm a Cartoonist, It's My Job to Be Offensive

Brian John Spencer | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Words and cartoons are incredible instruments, part wand, part weapon, and they should be free to do what they do best.

Why Muslims Don't Like Cartoons

Sharmeen Ziauddin | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Politics
Sharmeen Ziauddin

When I hear the word 'cartoon' and 'Muhammad' in the same sentence, I cringe and prepare myself for a plethora of conflict and disharmony between Muslims and the rest of the world. To the West we Muslims may come across as over-zealous, overexcited and too defensive-but this is not without reason...

Keane v Vieira

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Sport
Iddo Goldfarb

Anyone catch that Keane v Vieira documentary the other week? If you've watched any football on ITV recently, you'll have seen national village idiot Adrian Chiles repeatedly flatulating over it like some sort of gammon whoopee cushion, each time turning to simper at sweet-tempered Roy with the distinct air of a man doing everything in his meagre powers to avoid having his intestines used to hoist the boom.

God Gives Us a Piece of His Mind About PRISM

Howard Read | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Howard Read

God will be appearing in Howard Read: Hide & Speak at the Edinburgh Fringe and in preview dates throughout June & July. For more details visit ww...

18th-Century Spitting Image

Adrian Teal | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Adrian Teal

Amongst the formative experiences of my childhood are the regular trips I used to take to the workshop that produced extraordinary caricature puppets for the satirical 1980s TV show Spitting Image. I would poke around excitedly in the huge puppet storage room, and get under the overworked caricaturists' feet.

Circumcision Cartoon In Norwegian Newspaper Leaves Jewish Groups Scathing

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

Jewish groups have spoken out against a cartoon published in a Norwegian newspaper that portrays circumcision as an act of barbarism. The European Jew...

Cartoon: Four 'Mo' Years

Brian John Spencer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Here's my illustrated tribute to a very memorable week.obama

Hooked Nose, Star Of David Cufflinks: But Politician Says Cartoon Is 'Not Anti-Semitic'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

An Austrian politician has caused a furious backlash after he posted a grotesque cartoon on his Facebook page, showing a banker with a hooked nose and...

WATCH: Turkeys Performing Dubstep? Sure, Why Not...

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Some comedy videos are so silly there's pretty much no need to give any background to them. This little beauty, for example, is a cartoon of two turke...

Hello Kitty Takes To The Skies (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK

There are Hello Kitty restaurants, hotels, sex toys and now even AEROPLANES. Yes, the famously expressionless feline is now emblazoned across thre...

Time Heals All Wounds - Even the Ones Inflicted by Victorian Serial Killers!

Ben Jennings | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Ben Jennings

Murder in its simplest, cold-blooded form is the most heinous thing a human can do to another (It's a sorry state of affairs when I feel obliged to start a post with that).