David Baddiel

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Famous Atheists Tell Us Where They Get Their Values From

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on their f...

We Would Publish Your Book - If You Were a Woman.

Bennett Arron | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Bennett Arron

I asked some well known friends of mine if they would read it and give me their thoughts. Ricky Gervais said it it was; "funny from beginning to end" David Baddiel said it was; "Very funny" and Jimmy Carr said; "It's the perfect romantic comedy, I loved it". It has been suggested I use a female pseudonym to sell the book, or have a sex change - but I'm not going through that again.

Kickstarters v. Investors

Arvind Ethan David | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Arvind Ethan David

There's been much debate in the press recently about whether Kickstarter crowd funding campaigns offer backers a raw deal. If the rewards offered: previews, back-stage passes, special commemorative t-shirts, and premier invitations are really adequate compensation for early investment in a speculative project...

The Emotional Exhaustion of a Kickstarter Campaign

Arvind Ethan David | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Arvind Ethan David

Some 72 hours ago, David Baddiel, Stratford East and I launched our Kickstarter campaign, for Infidel - the Musical! In the weeks before this decision was reached, long debates were had. Was it odd, unseemly even, to be asking strangers and fans for money?

'Infidel - The Musical' Or the Valentines Day That Changed My Life

Arvind Ethan David | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Arvind Ethan David

THE INFIDEL was an IMPOSSIBLY difficult film to get financed. It was the hardest I have ever worked on, as literally every studio, financier, and sales agent in town passed on it at least once, and several of them, just to be sure, did so multiple times. The reasons given were various and inconsistent, but lurking behind them all we detected the same issue: a vague but powerful fear of a broad comedy about Muslims and Jews.

David Baddiel Talks To Newsnight About Nicolas Anelka And The 'Quenelle'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

David Baddiel talked to Newsnight on Tuesday about the alleged anti-Semitic gesture the 'Quenelle' made by West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka in a recen...

Sweetly Misguided - Y Word Campaign of Peter Herbert and David Baddiel, Part 2

Andrew Gold | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Sport
Andrew Gold

I'm a Jewish Spurs supporter and have had a season-ticket for two decades. The Tottenham faithful have incessantly chanted Yid Army throughout that time. And while I have witnessed the occasional flurry of anti-Semitic chanting, it has been decidedly rare.

Why Spurs Fans Must Never Stop Singing The Y-Word

Andrew Gold | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Sport
Andrew Gold

For Spurs fans, Yid is not synonymous with Jew. It incorporates all minorities and makes Tottenham unique as the outstanding multicultural, accepting club in Europe.

Spurs Fans Defiant As Yid Chants Continue

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Sport

Tottenham Hotspur fans defiantly bellowed the "Yid Army" chant in their 3-1 Europa League win over Maribor on Thursday night despite some quarters acc...