UK – Once again we have a new US President and a Newish British Primeminister. Thoughts turn once again to that most cherished of political fictions. The so called ‘special relationship’ between the United States and the United Kingdom. Continue reading “Theresa May to Renew the Special Relationship!”
US – Well at long last the US presidential election is over. The headless chickens are running around squawking endlessly and those who are given to clutching at straws are still desperately looking for a way to get a result that they like. Continue reading “The US Election: The Best Candidate won!”
UK – People often say that sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction. They go further by saying that if it appeared in a novel then no one would believe it.
You may even have heard of the Ivy league to which America’s Continue reading “Top Tories Start New Skull and Bones Club.”
USA – Following the tragic death of Keyboard player Keith Emerson on the 10 March 2016. His fellow band mates, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer, are looking for someone to replace him in ELP
When interviewed by The Bastard‘s music correspondent Greg Lake and Continue reading “Dinosaurs looking for a new Keyboard Player!”
USA – A jury in Florida has awarded Terry Bollea, known to his legion of adoring fans as Hulk Hogan, $115m (£79m) after the gossip news website Gawker published a sex tape of the retired professional wrestler.
The sex tape tape published on Gawker was one of three films Continue reading “Hulk Hogan to spend $115 million on Penis enlargement”
USA – For years the Breakfast Cereal company Kellogg’s has been obsessively secretive about the recipes and production processes used to make their products.
This obsession dates back to the company’s founder, militant Continue reading “Kellogg’s secret Ingredient finally revealed”
UK – Growing up as I did soon after the start of the decline of the British Empire. My childhood was full of stories about how great the empire was and that it had stretched over quarter of the globe. How we had defeated Evil in the form of Germany both World Wars. More than that there were endless tales about glorious battles won against horrendous odds by heroic British soldiers against hordes of savage natives. Continue reading “Of Ozymandias and Empires Poisoned Chalice”
USA – It has long been claimed that Daesh or Islamic State is a vehicle that the US and its allies uses to advance their own strategic and political aims in the middle east.
When the USA finally did decide to do something about IS by forming one of its infamous coalitions to defeat IS It managed to include the countries that have consistently financed and armed IS in the first place, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. A fact that should be ringing alarm bells about the real intentions of this coalition. Continue reading “When Push comes to Shove the UK, France and USA Back IS!”
USA – Coming so soon on the heels of news of the death of Cecil the Lion and his brother Jericho. Entrepreneurs have spotted a rare opportunity to make a killing. In every sense of the word, both figuratively and literally!
It is well known that rich men are addicted to risky behaviour to relieve the boredom of everyday life Continue reading “Hunt the Most Vicious and Dangerous Big Game of All”
USA – Every so often we at The Bastard commissions a survey to assess the public mood just for the hell of it. Not just in the UK.
We keep getting worrying reports that our cosines across the pond have some really strange ideas. When we heard that a majority of Americans think that dinosaurs roamed the earth together with man a mere 4000 years ago. We had to see if it was true. Continue reading “85% of US children believe that The Flintstones is real!”