Posts tagged ‘jk rowling’

May 7, 2014

Daily Mail apologises to immensely rich, powerful author

by philapilus
Curse that Muggle!

Curse that Muggle woman!

The Daily Mail has printed a grudging apology to JK Rowling, and has been forced to admit publicly that she isn’t “A lying money-grabbing single-mother benefit-cheat immigrant, who is gay, black and slaughters small furry animals in her living room whilst her friends watch and laugh.”

A Mail spokesperson, Percy Spoke said “My Lord Dacre has instructed me to say that we will retract the ever-so-slightly inaccurate thing that some people might have thought we meant.

“His Unholiness insists however that

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April 29, 2012

Murdoch: Stop buying my papers

by unpseudable

"I'm talking about myself"

TMB is fortunate to be able to offer a slightly abridged transcript of Rupert Murdoch’s appearance at the Leveson Enquiry. Our TMB editors have picked the most salient and illuminating points, which essentially get to the heart of the issue, resulting a nuanced and balanced summary of proceedings.

All quotes are directly from the mouth of Murdoch himself, although, obviously for absolutely complete context you may need to read all 223 pages of the interviews.

 

I’ve been wrong, at great cost.

Why don’t you come to lunch on Sunday?

I’m sorry. I’m afraid. I’m sorry. I’m sorry.

If you want to judge my thinking, look at the Sun.

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April 13, 2012

Rowling announces title of new book

by articulatedsheep

J K Rowling has announced the title of the book that will see her begin her slow slide into obscurity.

“The Casual Vacancy”, to be published next year, will see lukewarm reviews, but high sales, and will presage a fifteen-year period in which an increasingly desperate Rowling tries to serve up novels that will match the success of the Harry Potter books.

Publishers Little, Brown have announced the book by saying, “Seriously, I wouldn’t bother. It’s going to be a pile of dreck, everyone knows it. I mean, the plot synopsis makes it sound like the fucking Archers or something. When we were reading it, we were all thinking, ‘So, where’s the bit where Tom has a big argument with his dad about the branding of Bridge Farm sausages?’”

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