Monday, May 21, 2018

Royal Weddings – And Assortative Mating – Increase Inequality

We were all half expecting the Independent to run with "Harold Wales married some American bird" as their headline upon this wedding matter. Instead...

Why We Have Markets – Harvey Weinstein Made A Mistake Over...

A useful little indication of why we have society organised around a series of markets, not as something run by the one single decision...

Wouldn’t Surprise In The Slightest, QEII Is Descended From The Prophet...

This is one of those things which will have people going "Hunh?" but which on closer reflection is rather likely - that Queen Elizabeth...

Grabbing Women by The Pussy

Here is a postscript to my quick review of the essential fickleness of American voters when it comes to the character of their leaders,...

Adele Didn’t Get Ordained For Alan Carr’s Wedding, She Became A...

It's a cute enough story, Alan Carr marries his partner, Paul Drayton, and Adele got ordained so that she could perform the ceremony itself....

Please Sir, Can I Have Some………Less?

I gather that Claire Foy (whoever she is) was recently paid less than Matt Smith (whoever he is) for appearing in “The Crown”. Whatever that...

Claire Foy Paid Less Than Matt Smith In The Crown

I can't say this surprises me all that much. Claire Foy was paid less than Matt Smith for working on The Crown. The lack...

Just What Cultural Appropriation Is Bruno Mars Guilty Of?

Bruno Mars has been accused of cultural appropriation, one of those sins of the modern world. But it's very difficult indeed to work out...

Princess Diana As Mother – Well, William’s Not Been Nailed To...

We've the seemingly odd news that Princess Diana is regarded as a better mother than the Virgin Mary. Something about which a number of...

Amusing – Equity To Ban Sexual Predation In Acting

We'd file this under the rubric of things that just aren't going to work - Equity is to make absolutely certain that sexual predation...