Re Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week: the fashion industry has always drawn inspiration from the urban street, the rural field, and the courtesan’s boudoir.
Re Jimmy Kimmel at the Emmys: the faux introduction of “Dr Bill Cosby” and the ad lib about Johnny Cochrane were the best bits. Gervaisesque, really.
Re the Labour Party leadership vote: Mr Corbyn is the Stannis Baratheon of Labour. He has a better chance of presiding over the High Table at Hogwarts than becoming Prime Minister.
As a genre, the Western is passé, especially a re-booted Western that lacks irony (“The Magnificent Seven”).
Virtual Brexit (the present state of affairs) is not to be confused with real Brexit (a future state of affairs after Ms Merkel and friends reduce the UK to a giant workhouse).
The Ryder Cup is the perfect sh*storm of commercialised, god-bothering, flag-fluffing, 1%er machismo, wrapped in polyester shirts and dad khakis.
I prefer “Little Ice Age” to “Polar Vortex.”
The high fashion runway as the satanic mill. Who knew.
Not all fashion has to make one look like one has just walked out of a Rikers Island lockup.
It might not be a football specific problem, but people who are possessed of strong feelings of racial antipathy are attracted to sport and politics.
Blur has a new album. The good news is Oasis must respond with a new album.