Whilst this season has seen some fantastically unpredictable football, that has surely thrilled most fans, and certainly the neutral, for me the most striking thing that has been happening this season in terms of football has been the growing financial crisis.
Whilst this has been simmering under the surface for years it really seems to be coming to the fore, firstly with Conference side Chester City being wound up and expelled from the Conference to the soap opera that has been Portsmouth FC in the Premier League.
That well known clubs may
Continue reading Football needs “socio” fan ownership.
I need to start this by saying I am sure the part leaders TV debates will be very interesting. I will watch them and probably crack out some popcorn. But the truth is I do not think they will be good or healthy for our democracy.
The problem is that the TV debates will inevitably lead to a “dumbing down” of politics to the basic sound bite slogan level. Further people will, even more than they do now, make judgements based on appearances. Famously in the 1960 US presidential election John
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To say I have been looking forward to Kick Ass would be something of an understatement. Firstly I am a big, BIG fan of Mark Millar who is one of the most interesting comic book writers around in my humble opinion. His Marvel work is tip top, Wanted is a great “creator owned Comic”. He is also responsible for probably my favourite ever “One Shot” comic the DC Elseworlds tale “Red-Son” (In which Superman lands in Soviet Russia rather than Kansas).
As well as having a huge amount of respect for
Continue reading Kick-Ass, does exactly what it says on the tin.