Halloween has really snuck up on me this year and so I’m staying in and making my way through a stack of films and horribly dated TV programmes. I’m not even going to dress up; I’m just going to sit here drinking Co-operative’s “red flavour” wine and eating some seasonal branded Jaffa Cake bars, which are all green and have cobwebs on the packaging.
Below is an article that I wrote a week before the 2012 Olympics (the greatest show on earth, amirite!?). I submitted it for the Ideas Tap magazine and, quite understandably, it was rejected. My thoughts on the Olympics, I found out the following week, were not shared by the vast majority of the general public, who lapped the McDonald’s-sponsored bullshit right up. Continue reading