The Bastard Lounge

Misinformed, angry, coffee-addled ranting.

Monthly Archives: January, 2013

A Retraction.

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article defending Guilty Pleasures. It wasn’t a fantastic piece, but for the most part I was happy with it. Until I realised … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

You should be Ashamed of yourself.

If you follow me on Twitter (and let’s face it you do, because you’ve got excellent taste), you’ll probably have noticed that my recent Tweets have been divided between the … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Youth & Young Manhood.

The late, great Christopher Hitchens once wrote that the four most overrated things in life were champagne, lobster, anal sex and picnics. Although mostly accurate, Hitchens’ list is lacking in … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Balls to Snow.

It is a widely established fact that the favourite topic of conversation amongst British people is the weather, discussing the huge variety of meteorological conditions we experience in this country … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Why the Universe doesn’t care about you.

Earlier this week, I went for a much-needed haircut, because it’s hard work staying this attractive…What? Fuck off. Anyway, on my way there I saw one of the shop fronts … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sex is for Peasants.

This week the vile barrel-scraping fuckwits at the Daily Mail turned their faux-outrage towards Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz of the Year. They tell harrowing tales of the ‘fury’ of … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

New Year, Same Arsehole.

And so we are three days into the New Year, and the treadmills of budget gyms up and down the country are crammed with ugly wobbly people, slowly waddling towards … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 1 Comment