Why We Need Katie Hopkins

Sophie Deal | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Sophie Deal

We've all heard the "if you haven't got something nice to say, don't say it" spiel. But freedom of speech is an important human entitlement and Hopkins is right to voice her thoughts. However awful, at least they give conscientious people the opportunity to undermine her with compassionate, reasoned stances.

Don't Feed the Professional A**holes

Pat Higgins | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

Whether we pay them by the mouse-click, pay them by the purchase of a newspaper or pay them by the phone votes on a TV talent show, we pay them nonetheless. Whether they're providing us with loathsome viewpoints, shouting at unknown singing hopefuls or just misrepresenting evidence in order to demonise a section of the population, paid assholes seem to be everywhere.

Your Repulsion Funds Katie Hopkins

Yianni Agisilaou | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
Yianni Agisilaou

'I am a conduit for the truth' - Katie Hopkins In a particularly bizarre Season 18 Episode of South Park, Lorde (who we find out is actually Stan's ...

Who The Hell Puts 'No Gag Reflex' On A Baby Gro?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Online retailer, CafePress has again come under fire for selling sexually explicit baby gros as well as clothing for toddlers and baby accessories inc...

Hypocrites Over Our Reaction to Abandoned Baby Gammy?

Hayley Goleniowska | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley Goleniowska

The story of Gammy, the young twin apparently abandoned by his parents and left in Thailand with his surrogate mother, caused almost universal outrage last week... I couldn't help but wonder at the media fury against this couple. There was something slightly hypocritical in its tone.

Why I Did What I Did in the Cathedral

James Thomas | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Comedy
James Thomas

Now, I love tours. Don't even talk to me about those audio-guide ones, though - give me need a real, live, flesh-and-blood tour guide with a positive attitude, a wealth of knowledge and a clearance badge any day.

Community Event's Savile-Themed Schoolgirl Float Attacked

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

The organisers of an annual community event have been criticised for allowing an "offensive and insensitive" Jimmy Savile themed float to enter the fa...

Comedy Should Be Controversial

Richard Taylor | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Richard Taylor

Assisted suicide is not inherently funny. Or is it? And an intellectual disability should not to be laughed at. Or (wait for it) should it? In amongst all the talk, the outrage and conflicting views I cannot help but think, comedy should be controversial.

Lib Dem MEP Sparks Outrage Over Algeria Hostage Tweet

PA | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

Liberal Democrat MEP Graham Watson faced fierce criticism tonight after a tweet was sent from his account insinuating that Al-Qaida had won a victory ...

Forget M.I.A's Bird-Flip, Worry About Pop's Sexual Moral Decline

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ellen Grace Jones

Sure the bird-flip was pretty ill-judged - but when you book a provocative performer like M.I.A what did they expect? Given the utter degeneration and hyper-sexualisation of our current crop of female pop performers, in terms of debasing, offensive, inappropriate performances, M.I.A.'s middle-finger salute was little more than a cheeky nose-thumbing.