“What the hell do you write about at Easter?”
“As somebody who searches endlessly for inspiring and technically-specific podcasts about creativity, this is truly a goldmine.”
Continuing our series of informal chats about politics, democracy and the impending elections, Jerry opens up about his vision of the future. It is not just an attempt to use up column space when I’m struggling for ideas.
It’s Comic Relief! Roll out the red noses, bake up a storm, dance yourself mental and disfigure yourself for laughs!
It’s a long held belief that if you talk to yourself, you’re probably going mad.
This week, I’ve been writing a lot of sketches. Don’t blame me; blame Newsjack with its bi-annual championing of new writers.
It seems to me that, more and more, I’m using this column to eulogise about passed people; turning what should be a light-hearted article into an underwhelming version of those Oscars remembrance videos which, now you mention it, could be a little more dynamic anyway.
Radio seems to be the only place for satirical people and, while they show a constant commitment to satire of every sort – from Newsjack through to The Now Show and the News Quiz, it’s a shame that this great talent can’t reach a bigger audience.