Tag Archives: Viz

Show me the Monet: the BBC and UK activism

The sophisticated and respected UK publication Viz has a phrase for women who look good at a distance but are a bit of a mess up close. The phrase is “Monet.” Right, now that I’ve alienated approximately half my readership … Continue reading

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Get off my land!!

I love Viz (to my wife’s decreasing dismay). One of the characters who doesn’t turn up often enough for my liking is Farmer Palmer (his catchphrase is “Get off my land”, in a West Country Accent.) And hark, life imitates … Continue reading

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Viz 195, bliss…

Woohoo, the latest Viz has made its way past the (occasionally thieving) postie . The Fat Slags are for once mildly disappointing. Or am I growing up? Top tips nails the media perfectly- “ITV new readers. Introduce new scares about … Continue reading

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belated and tedious return. More to follow

Bloody hell, three months since I posted anything. Busy. Doing what? Couldn’t tell you. Anyhow, Viz 190 popped through my slot a week or three back. A 30th birthday blow-out with Fat Slags, letters “This morning on the Jeremy Kyle … Continue reading

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Viz 185

God I love Viz. It’s one of my guilty pleasures. It will ALWAYS deliver at least one – usually many more – outright belly-laugh. This issue has Baxter Basics MP fiddling his expenses, and getting his grandmother to save his … Continue reading

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Viz 183

One of my not-so-guilty pleasures forced its way through my letter box yesterday; viz, the latest issue of Viz (this link apparently takes you to a “less shit viz website”) I read most of it on the stepper at the … Continue reading

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Peter Gowan, Viz 181, Exhausted Nature…

Peter Gowan is “Professor of International Relations at London Metropolitan University and course director of the MA in International Relations. He is a member of the editorial board of the New Left Review, on the advisory boards of other journals … Continue reading

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