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Tag Archives: entertainment
A response to Matthew Scott on the Goddard Inquiry
Matthew Scott, hereafter Mr Scott, has written a blog on Justice Lowell Goddard’s resignation as the Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). He explains in his opening paragraphs that the resignation is unsurprising. The Inquiry has … Continue reading
Jimmy Savile and the cult of celebrity: how could he not get away with it?
As more details emerge about Jimmy Savile’s behaviour as a sexual predator, what is becoming clear is that his status as a celebrity helped to protect him. The question most people have asked, as the scale of his crimes is … Continue reading
Posted in censorship, philosophy, privacy, transparency Tagged BBC, Celebrity, Celebrity culture, Coleen Nolan, entertainment, Famous for being famous, Jimmy Savile, People, Politics, Savile 5 Comments
Is it time for Walter Mosely and James Ellroy to collaborate on the great LA novel?
I have always been interested in Los Angeles (LA) as a town, a destination, and as an idea. The city embodies much of what makes America a great place to live. It is a patchwork quilt of ethnicities, cultures, and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged chazz palminteri, Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, easy rawlins, entertainment, hollywood, Idris Elba, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Ellroy, Los Angeles, Theresa Randle, Walter Mosley Comments Off on Is it time for Walter Mosely and James Ellroy to collaborate on the great LA novel?