Words ≠Actions: A Defence Of Comedy In The Age Of Outrage

"Ain't this some s**t" Larae Bennett - The Divisions I had no plans to write today but then two unrelated events ignited a fire. First Kathy Griffin the comedian shed some light on the world she has been living in since she posed with what looked like a severed head of Donald Trump: https://twitter.com/kathygriffin/status/1002040425232809984 I... Continue Reading →

Piers Morgan, Raheem Sterling And The Art Of Magic

Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called “The Pledge”. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. He shows you this object. Perhaps he asks you to inspect it to see if it is indeed real, unaltered, normal. But of... Continue Reading →

What #repealthe8th Is Really About

"We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal, And when I meet Thomas Jefferson, I'm 'a compel him to include women in the sequel!" Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton Today, Ireland goes to the polls to choose whether or not they will repeal the 8th amendment in their constitution. The amendment says:... Continue Reading →

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