Do They Know It’s Charity?

A number of the great and the good of pop music (I cannot really call them the great and the good of rock and roll) have re-recorded a new version of “Do they know it’s Christmas” as a means of helping to raise money for the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Shame on them. Continue reading

Celebrity Lobbying: Fry and Cameron

Celebrities and politicians can be witless fellows, no matter how entertaining they might be. Politicians have time to talk to celebrity actors who are lobbying for their own pet projects, but no time to talk to serious folk who wish to talk about matters in which they (the serious folk) have no financial advantage or behavioural interest. Continue reading