Written on: 28/06/2012 by Richie010101 (10 reviews written)
I look forward to Private Eye arriving every fortnight. It is consistently funny and shows politicians about the level of respect they deserve (ie very little). Their cartoons are actually funny, unlike many that you get in National newspapers and the articles are short and punchy. They are not always funny as sometimes the main idea is to expose hypocrisy and corruption and some of the regular features – like the Coalition academy, Colemanballs and HP Sauce are brilliant. Private Eye is... (read more)
Written on: 06/04/2005 by Duke Maskell (1 review written)
What's wrong with Private Eye?
"Like every minority, we compound with necessity, learning to speak the language of the dominant culture because those whose language it is will not speak ours; and in speaking their language; we are always in danger of thinking their thoughts and behaving according to their code." -- T. S. Eliot, address given in the chapel of Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1948; quoted Maurice Cowling, Religion and Public Doctrine in Modern England I, Cambridge, 1980, p.... (read more)