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Wild Gerald

Gerald has been running around the country, flinging poo, for many years. He is no longer wild, merely slightly annoyed.

Favourite for this year’s Turner Prize is Ron Penfold’s used and discarded cardboard

Surprise, controversy and a little free publicity, in art world with a surprise favourite for this year’s  Turner Prize.

Initially, the piece appears as an uninteresting piece of used cardboard. Arranged in flat form, this 8′ x 10′ representation presents as carelessly thrown away. It’s palely lit by a distant, flickering, fluorescent light and, currently, on display in a rear service corridor at The State of It Gallery.  Continue reading “Favourite for this year’s Turner Prize is Ron Penfold’s used and discarded cardboard”

Manchester University’s No Clapping policy to be extended to Old Trafford

Old Trafford, home of Manchester United, has decided to follow the lead of Manchester University by banning clapping from their ground.

The academics have decided the noise generated by everyone clapping creates an intimidating atmosphere, which means those of lesser ability, talent or just lacking pride, passion and backbone feel undermined and less able to reach their full potential.  Continue reading “Manchester University’s No Clapping policy to be extended to Old Trafford”

Wigan Zoo set to display a rare Jacob Rees-Mogg

Curators at Wigan Zoo, one of the finest animal sanctuaries in Britain, have announced their latest prize exhibit, a Jacob Rees-Mogg (Poshtwaticus Poshtwaticus).

The Zoo had heard rumours of the existence of the mythical “Super Posh Tory”, but they never thought a live display would be possible. Their plans received a boost when they got Lottery Funding, to allow them to prepare a small castle, the Bertie Wooster Wing, in which to house the exhibit. Continue reading “Wigan Zoo set to display a rare Jacob Rees-Mogg”

RIP Hatie Hopkins a great loss to a once proud nation

We are devastated to report the unfortunate and untimely death of beloved local celebrity, and freedom of speech campaigner, Hatie Hopkins.

Hatie rose to public prominence when she almost managed to open a successful market stall in Sugar Street. Subsequently, her much loved public appearances have drawn small crowds and attracted little attention. In an attempt to desperately increase her media profile, she proceeded to lose a series of high profile court cases. Eventually forcing her to sell her home and enter into an IVA.
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