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Drivel of the week

When I wrote a column in Marketing magazine some years ago, I read something that struck me forcibly. It suggested that if you make your stuff controversial enough, your readers will write your column for you by agreeing, complaining or …

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I’m writing this in the clammy heat of Brooklyn, where my eldest son lives. I come here often to see him and my youngest daughter who lives in New Jersey. (Don’t panic – despite their astounding good looks I am …

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D’oh! idea of the week

“The others to some meaning make pretence;But Shadwell never deviatesinto sense” – Dryden This week, crouching heading and shoulders below all other contenders … epic in its stupidity, witless irrelevance and incomprehensibility … a textbook example of corporate idiocy and …

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Mea culpa! Mea culpa!

For those of you never cursed with having to learn Latin, that means “It’s my fault”. So … it’s my fault you never got the story about the stripper and me being stabbed. It’s my fault that I wrote most …

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