Fantastic. Check out The Idler magazine’s attempts to find the crappest towns in the UK. I particularly like the description of Southport: “When Morrisey wrote “Every day is like Sunday”, you get the feeling that he had just spent the afternoon in Southport.” Having recently spent the weekend there, this is rather apt, I think.

I just noticed that we are the second search result in Google (of “about 718,000″) for the string “Creative Writing Magazine” (although again, there’s no guarantee how long that will be the case).

Excellent… I was just looking through the Paste Magazine log files (don’t ask – slow day at work) and I discovered that there is a real boxer called “Robert Allen”. A middleweight apparently. Yesterday someone did a search on him in Google using the string “boxer robert allen”. The top search result for this is ...

So it’s that time of year again. Don’t get me wrong, overexposure to Lenny Henry, people in baths of baked-beans and dubious office comedy aside, Comic Relief is generally a good thing. The only reason I mention it is the fact that I had the misfortune to watch one of the episodes of “Celebrity” Fame ...