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That Martin Amis thing

You knowthat Martin Amis thing that took on a life of its own? Well, now it’s in the New Yorker. Fortunately, I use my amazing powers for no useful purpose whatsoever.

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Carry on up the Martin Amis

Newspapers occasionally print banal stories about twitter. These stories sometimes include observations about top trending topic and the impact on the news agenda.. Even proper newspapers do it. BUt how easy is it to manipulate? The answer is that it is surprisingly … Continue reading

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Martin Amis – The Second Plane

Yesterday, I finished reading The Second Plane, Martin Amis’s new book of essays and short stories (all reprinted from various newspapers and magazines).  It’s occasionally repetitive (and if you’ve heard any of the interviews with Front Row or Simon Mayo … Continue reading

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