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“I Was A Teenage Atheist” - it sounds like the title of some obscure and totally weird 60s teen flick or even a warped Christian propaganda movie. In reality it was the dilemma I faced when I was a school boy back in the 1960s. With all the baloney pitched about religious freedom during the […]

Nazeem Hussain – Public Frenemy

Comedian Nazeem Hussain doesn’t shy away from issues such as racism or prejudice against ethnic and religious minorities in his hard hitting but hilarious routines. Nazeem’s stand up comedy is particularly satirical and politically charged, full of puns and plays on words like the title of his latest tour: Public Frenemy. This is not the first […]

Back to the future?

Madonna or Kylie? "Dannii. Because I like imitations." Lady Gaga or Nicky Minaj? "Nikki Webster, because I’m an old-fashioned girl. And she needs the help." Like many drag queens, Pauline Pantsdown is good with a quip. But unlike most (and in common with the aforementioned ladies) Pantsdown is also a bona fide pop star. In […]

WikiLeaks calls for electoral reform

Calls have broadened for reform of the preferential voting system, which has been accused of abuse through the creation of micro parties diverting votes to parties holding minimal public support. John Shipton, Julian Assange’s father and the WikiLeaks Party’s Chief Executive Officer, warned that the voting system was being misused. "The system is being exploited […]