Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Holy Fake News

27Jan18

  The Pope made my laugh out loud this week. He’s claimed that ‘fake news’ dates back to the time of Adam and Eve. He went on to denounces the spread of disinformation and has called for reporters to oppose “falsehoods” and “sensational headlines”. Really? Does the Pope want reporters to oppose falsehoods and sensational […]


Mack Nuggets

01Dec17

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately, including; Archie attacked by an animal and his mother doesn’t care. Excess packaging. Darren still misses his stylophone. Badger and the safe bet. The way to tell if food isn’t really that tasty. Jesus the sausage roll. A shopping nightmare. Banned from turning on the Christmas […]


Savory Savoir

16Nov17

If you say Jesus backwards, it sounds like “sausage” but that doesn’t mean you can depict the saviour as one in a nativity scene. Greggs the Bakers have apologised after replacing baby Jesus with a sausage roll in a Nativity scene, to promote their advent calendar. A right wing pressure group called the Freedom Association […]


Beware of shysters who say they can predict the future! You’d think that in the 21st Century, there wouldn’t be much call for fortune tellers but the profession is alive and well and a lot of money is spent on it. It’s a racket but stupid people continue to fall for this stuff. The most […]


Crazy Daze

13Jun16

“Whatever happened to crazy?”, asked the American comedian Chris Rock in his 1999 TV special, ‘Bigger & Blacker’. He was talking about how when a lunatic goes on a shooting spree, modern society looks for something to blame. It can be anything from rap music to violent video games. Why do we refuse to admit […]


Radio is more powerful than God. I say that because I used to work for a commercial radio station that had a christian church as an advertiser. God is all-powerful and omnipresent but it turns out that he doesn’t have the same ability to influence people’s behaviour as radio does. Craic on! Listen to the […]


Just when you thought the Trump campaign couldn’t get any more ridiculous, he throws Sarah Palin into the mix. In her endorsement speech she described potential President Trump as a… “…commander in chief who will let our warriors do their job and go kick ISIS ass…” And described supporters of the Trump-Palin ticket as… ”…proud […]


If you were invited to someone’s birthday party, how would you feel if they asked you to pay £150 to be there? That’s what the Queen is doing for her 90th. I agree with Rosie Millard from The Independent, who’s written an excellent article about this PR disaster. The Queen is “inviting” along all of […]


Prince George continues to do normal things that any two year old does and the media continues to be amazed by this. This week, we were bombarded with pictures of his first day at nursery. It’s like that movie The Truman Show, where a bloke’s life, from the moment of his birth, is filmed by thousands […]


Mack Nuggets

02Dec15

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOB fm lately including: What men DON’T want for Christmas. Should we be bombing in Syria? David Beckhams old car. A hapless taxi driver. A diary mix up. Is the Apple Watch the most useless gadget ever? Plastic surgery that fixed one thing and ruined another. The USA’s […]


Home Truth

28Nov15

The War Office changed its name to the Ministry of Defence in 1964. Now they should just go ahead and change it back. The Prime Minister, David Cameron is saying that we should bomb Islamic State militants in Syria and that Britain cannot afford to stand aside. But we’re not standing aside, we’re doing our […]


God Only Knows

22Nov15

In the darkness surrounding what happened in Paris, there was a tiny glimmer of light. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the terror attacks in Paris caused him to “doubt” the presence of God. He said he reacted with “profound sadness” at the events and was left asking where God was in the French […]


If you wake up with a splitting headache on the weekend and it’s not a hangover, I can save you. This is the first Saturday in years where I haven’t woken up with a headache. I’ve worked out that I was physically addicted to caffeine. I didn’t consume as much of the stuff on the […]


Historically wars have been ended through a combination of tech and talk. From radar to the atom bomb, technology has always helped to end wars but they don’t end till there’s been talks. Tech and talk has also stopped wars from starting in the first place. Somehow, the tech and talk answer has been missed by […]