Impartiality is the watchword for the BBC’s political coverage and we...– Then you might consider stopping the gentle “cuts friendly” bullshit through BBC News then huh? Yes, you’re supposed to be impartial but your also not supposed to suck up to the coalition because they might cut the license fee. Paxman and top BBC journalists warn against strike...
Who funds Glyndebourne’s autumn touring season, when it takes its festival...– Charlotte Higgins debunking the myth of private funding in the arts. In the complex ecosystem of British arts, weeds are as important as trees | Charlotte Higgins | Comment is free | The Guardian
Ballet has never worked on screen for me,” says Eagling. “It’s...– Quite possibly the stupidest fucking thing ever said by a fucking human being. Of course it’s fucking flat, it’s on a fucking TV screen. On a 3D TV, it’s still fucking flat because it’s on a fucking TV screen. If you want to see fucking ballet in 3 fucking D, go to a fucking...
Forest (pro smoking lobby group) →
Quite possibly the biggest piss-taking organisation on planet earth. Sort of like the gun lobby only their weapon of choice is more lethal on a global scale.
Even in the present climate, when the arts (and ordinary sport) must accept a...– Compared with a lootfest like London or Beijing, Delhi is just an also-ran | Simon Jenkins | Comment is free | The Guardian
Senate Democrats Delay a Vote on Bush Tax Cuts -... →
Goddamnit show show goddamn backbone you fucking idiots!
Xan Brooks is associate editor of guardian.co.uk– Although it’s hard to imagine how he managed to obtain that position considering the utterly risible attempt at comedy writing on the captions for these images about ‘The Breakfast Club’. The Breakfast Club … a long, dark night of the soul on the 25th anniversary reunion Xan...
Local officials are still reassuring everybody that all will be fine. They say...– The understatement of 2010! Commonwealth Games in crisis – live | Sport | guardian.co.uk
To have the worry of such a peril! I wish someone would stop just once and...– Tired rhetoric. You choose to be a soldier, you volunteer for it. it’s like being a fireman and complaining that you don’t like the heat! BBC News - The perils of £100,000 a year
Personally, I wouldn’t trust ‘O’Really’ to tell me the...– Greenpeace sharpens its tongue on the worlds most annoying man! Michael O’Leary: Global warming is ‘horseshit’ - and other insights | Leo Hickman | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Chief secretary to Treasury believes he is in tune with public mood and warns...– Son, you need to wake up and smell what you’re shovelling! Danny Alexander: ‘We did in 13 weeks what Labour didn’t do in 13 years’ | Politics | The Guardian
Don't Kill Growth And Jobs In The Name Of Deficit... →
Salient warning for our own buffoon of a Chancellor!
You cannot pick up a newspaper without reading about some group saying don’t cut...– Speech by Brendan Barber to the TUC in Manchester, 13 September 2010 (via juanmadero)
And that’s the problem. This latest gift will be pointed to as evidence...– BBC - Gomp/arts: Arts philanthropy: It’s all right for some
juanmadero asked: Come on, it's London Dance. Most likely they didn't have a clue. And if they did - well, are you that surprised?
A spokesman for ROH said that it had opened an internal investigation into the...– Create an “official policy”? You don’t need an official policy, fair use is already covered by the copyright act so boil the legal dept jackass in oil and move on! The Stage / News / Royal Opera House backs down in legal row with blogger
Chancellor plans to slash welfare bill by £2.5bn for people who are disabled or...– George Osborne’s secret plan to slash sickness benefits | Politics | guardian.co.uk
Londondance.com, the promotional website for Sadler’s Wells Theatre, never misses a trick when it comes to posting links to material connected to the arts. For the most part, that’s all they do. So it’s a bit strange that they missed linking to the debate on Radio 4 on September 1st that involved a couple of guys who thought getting rid of arts funding all together was a great...