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Did the princess seize my buddy’s boat? Aye captain.

Well, congratulations, Mitt Romney. Republican America has finally shrugged their shoulders and endorsed you. It only took your billions. On this momentous occasion we bring the best fake lip-reading meme since someone overlaid Bush & Blair on that funny love … Continue reading

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Updated eating news

Well, hullo there, world. We are back off the wagon like Whitney to a crack pipe (too soon?). This week we bring you various news in the exciting world of eateries. First up is East End stalwart Bistrotheque‘s move to … Continue reading

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Bad Moody’s

The DLR’s grammatical rating agency, DLRGRRRR, has downgraded the BBC’s late-night sub-editing forecast to ‘negative outlook’ following recent flagrant misuse of standfirst commas. C’mon BBC, you can do better than that! Also, Moody’s, by “(of selected EU countries)”, do you … Continue reading

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Do not frighten Mr Market!

The DLR is loving the way the ‘markets’ has been turned into this pagan god, commanding fear, respect and the sacrifice of virgin daughters, by the now financial-services-savvy but still quite lazy media. It is portrayed as some kind of … Continue reading

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Bring out your dead

Amazing! According to the New York Times, only one woman has died within the past two weeks: Nooo, we’re not seriously saying one has to follow gender quotas for the obituary section, and yessss we understand how obituaries work, but … Continue reading

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Highbrow high brows

Having trouble getting back into the groove after the bank holiday? So are we, yes, so are we. But here is a little diversionary parlour game based on a talk Simon Baron-Cohen gave at the Edinburgh Bookfest (sponsored by both … Continue reading

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Dispiriting discrepancies

The DLR, having forgotten more passwords than a sieve loses water, is grateful for any security questions that do not require us to remember whether we used the name of our second cat/first school/last street name to ward off marauding … Continue reading

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