Sunday, July 24, 2016

Six of the Best 613

"Just look at them. Professional bloggers, Lords, media historians, 'social tech entrepreneurs'. People who have their own columns in the Guardian. These aren’t ordinary voters. They’re people who have never even *met* an ordinary voter, except the one behind the counter serving them their overpriced lattes." I think it's fair to conclude that Andrew Hickey is not impressed by MoreUnited.

Garry Kasparov finds that Donald Trump reminds him of Vladimir Putin - "and that is terrifying".

A shocking miscarriage of justice reveals the fallacy that we can always spot a liar, says Matthew Scott.

"As Hilaire Belloc wrote, 'When you have lost your Inns, drown your empty selves, for you will have lost the last of England.'" Gavin Stamp mourns the loss of Britain's pubs.

Cinephilia & Beyond celebrates Wim Wenders' wonderful  film 'Paris, Texas'.

"Behind the cladding is an art deco cinema frontage that has not seen the light of day since the late 1960s. The former Dominion remains one of London’s hidden gems — one that is crying out to be restored," Londonist takes us to Harrow and an unexpected gem.

1 comment:

Phil Beesley said...

Is there such a thing as a professional blogger?