And, with such close ties to the Midlands - it was started by the Sherwood Foresters, now known as the Mercian Regiment - it was fitting that current members of the regiment met with Ian, Nick and the cast of The Wipers Times. The existence of the magazine, which was founded in after the Foresters happened to stumble across a printing press, came as a surprise to Ian, who was first introduced to it while recording a history documentary for the BBC. They decided no matter how grim it was they were going to react, it was a sort of act of bravery in itself, by finding it funny ," says Nick, who is a cartoonist for the Sunday Times.
Ian Hislop bustles. There's no other word for it. One minute the reception at Private Eye 's chaotic Soho office is quiet, and a matronly receptionist is making me a cup of coffee.
Thursday, 27 October God's Bakery. I've written about the Ashers case before on the blog site and so it's good to see the courts standing up for common sense. If you ask me, Ashers were trying to 'have their cake and eat it' at the same time.
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Private Eye is a British fortnightly satirical and current affairs news magazinefounded in The publication is widely recognised for its prominent criticism and lampooning of public figures. It is also known for its in-depth investigative journalism into under-reported scandals and cover-ups.
The coming out of Ian Hislop would greatly benefit millions of homosexuals around the world who are still in the closet. In any case, celebrities too often refuse to speak about their private lives, so we never know if one is gay or straight. Nowadays, there is no answer to the question -Ian Hislop is gay?
Suffice it to say that the idiot lout, Boris Johnson was also a member. Cameron, standing second from left, with his Bullingdon buddies at Oxford — Boris Johnson is seated, far right appropriately. It would thus be natural for an ambitious Cameron to graduate to the even more exclusive Piers Galveston Society — membership confined to a dozen — so-named after the allegedly gay lover cum confidante of the English King, Edward II, whose refusal, into sack his corrupt and debauched inamorata cost Galveston his head at the hands of outraged aristocrats while Edward II, according to one account, was sent to an early death by the same angry barons some ten years later — but not before experiencing the sensation of a red hot poker exploring his rear passage.
For those of you without taste or eyes, Private Eye is a fortnightly satirical newsprint magazine that contains more actual news than all the other newspapers made in Britain during the two weeks it takes to put an issue of Private Eye together. In fact, it is one of a very small number of news publications that remains worth a shit. Not only is it consistently hilarious, informative and subversive, it wields a mighty punch.
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