Got a dog? Then face it, you’re a fascist. No point in protesting. Even if your politics are outwardly liberal, inside you are a secret dictator. You like having another living creature to order around. You love being the big man, the alpha male, the top dog in your pack: even if the pack is justContinue reading “Why All Dog Owners Are Fascists”
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Sir David Frost, did you sell your satirical soul?
How do you interview the master of the sit-down interview, the man who coaxed a sweaty mea culpa from tricky Richard Nixon? By waiting until he is 73 years old, and it’s late in the afternoon, and asking if he’s a sell out. Nicely, of course. He saw every question coming, and I’m not theContinue reading “Sir David Frost, did you sell your satirical soul?”
The cooks, the thief taker, the Olympians & the survivor
‘Tis the season to look back, apparently, so I’ve been looking back on some of the interviews I’ve done this year for the Sunday Telegraph. They include the cooks Clarissa Dickson-Wright and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall neither of whom cooked me anything, unfortunately. A nice piece of cake was offered by Cormac Murphy O’Connor, former ArchbishopContinue reading “The cooks, the thief taker, the Olympians & the survivor”