Archives – 2005 – February  
Recent
Older

MOST ORGANIC PUB EVAH!
Read post

MOST ORGANIC PUB EVAH!
The Duke Of Cambridge on St Peter’s Street in Islington prides itself on being an organic gastropub. Perhaps prides is not strong enough. Puffs itself out with so much self satisfaction about absolutely everything being o[…]

The Long Arm of Jude Law
Read post

The Long Arm of Jude Law
Apropos of nothing, this is the winner of my own private “Commission a new strip for Viz” competition. Not quite up to snuff were Asher D: Maitre d’ and My Mate Billy. AD:MD was a bit out of date with its su[…]

The Way To Paradise by Mario Vargas Llosa
Read post

The Way To Paradise by Mario Vargas Llosa
I’m a big admirer of Vargas Llosa, but this one isn’t much fun. It’s two separate narratives, one of Gauguin, not a painter or person for whom I have much admiration, and one of his grandmot[…]

diet a success: dieter scarily hott and smugg
Read post

diet a success: dieter scarily hott and smugg (cont.)…
D. ca ma-ca-ren kho coi thit ba chi (vietnamese mackerel cooked in a pot lined with belly pork) ok mackerel is VERY CHEAP and VERY OILY, and the oiliness is what some ppl find offputting ([…]

Channel 4
Read post

Channel 4 is launching its new digital channel, More4, in October, for factual-based programming. It’s intended to be ‘more down to earth and accessible than BBC Four’, with ‘a strong international flavour’.
Have a guess[…]

Image

I was trying to work out what it was that was nagging
Read post

I was trying to work out what it was that was nagging me about The Door In The Floor. It is a sedate and thoughtful movie which is a wee bit like the Graduate with less laughs, and more tragedy. And a naked Jeff Bridges.
And even though I had guesse[…]

Kill yr idols, right?
Read post

Kill yr idols, right? I can’t face this book, don’t want to. This is probably not the first time I’ve bashed David Thomson here, and I’ve not got round to the long and hard work of finding what’s gone wrong and how, but […]

So what have we learned…?
Read post

So what have we learned…?
1. Everybody likes Here Comes The Hotstepper.
2. Camera phones in dark bars are rub.
3. Wireless laptops are double rub, especially when you foolishly leave yourself logged in and tell everyone to get posting.
4. Where[…]

Edwyn Collins seriously ill
Read post

Edwyn Collins seriously ill: upsetting news – hope it’s not as bad as it sounds.[…]

Can you guess what the last song was?
Read post

Can you guess what the last song was?[…]

Recent
Older

Latest comments on FT

  1. Thanks for writing this series. I read all of Cerebus in College via a very generous school library. I always…

  2. I don't think there's any way of contacting someone who left a comment 17 years ago - really sorry.

  3. Hello! I would be interested in purchasing this sign. Please would you contact me on my email. Thanks, Sabrina

  4. My introduction to Feiffer - and to be honest the only substantial collection of his I've seen - is The…

  5. I fear you're replying to a bot here, paraphrasing the comment above! I think the few not-there-at-the-time younger readers of…