Robert Webb is a comedian, actor and writer. Alongside David Mitchell, he is one half of the double act Mitchell and Webb, best known for award-winning sitcom Peep Show.
Cameron talks about parental leave like a cop judging a flower show and whining Clegg has propped him up. I know what to do.
Ad hominem attacks make no sense. All young people should enjoy the opportunity to tell their stories.
Kate Gross began to write after her cancer diagnosis. She left behind her husband, Billy, their five-year-old twins, and this beautiful book.
You hear TV producers sometimes talking about the importance of having “strong female characters”. This is balls, particularly in comedy.
Nobody ever told me: you don’t have to waste years trying to figure out how to be a “man” because the whole concept is horseshit.
A man complaining about “anti-male sexism” is the sound of a man crying about lost advantages. Huge, man-made, God-thundering advantages.
One day Nigel Farage will occupy the same position in our cultural memory as Chris Eubank. But until then, the left must stand up to Ukip.
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