Monthly Archives: August 2003


Four years ago, I went to a wonderful wedding on an island in the Thames, between a hot young MBA and a hotter, younger stand up comic turned newspaper columnist. The columnist, protocol be damned, decided she was going to … Continue reading

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LMDC in the LES

It’s not been an easy week for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. The people who brought you one of the biggest public consultation exercises of all time – the one culminating in the decision to award Daniel Libeskind the mandate … Continue reading

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Crap writing about mainstream movies

About ten years ago, a small and fiery magazine was started up in England by Toby Young and Julie Burchill. Called the Modern Review, its slogan was "low culture for highbrows", and it was a real breath of fresh air. … Continue reading

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