Andy G

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Andy is a self-righteous Guardian-reading philosopher. He uses excessive redundant and superfluous adjectives (and too many brackets).

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  • at 15:51 on 13-11-2014

    @Cheriola: Just don't try to get them to pronounce "Angela" correctly (or at least German-ly)! My particular bugbear recently has been the way that Angelique Kerber's surname gets pronounced.<...

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  • at 10:12 on 13-11-2014

    Anyone else seen Interstellar and mystified by the overwhelmingly ecstatic response? I thought it was dull, long, emotionally hollow and intellectually vapid. I generally like Nolan's films bu...

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  • at 22:53 on 10-11-2014

    A book that I translated earlier this year has just been released in English as an <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Paradise-Denied-survived-Journey-Eritrea-ebook/dp/B00O7X66WC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=U...

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  • at 22:47 on 29-10-2014

    I don't think films have a duty to do PR for modern mental health or care institutions, where there's a lot of systematic abuse/neglect. However, there is something in the idea that it's artis...

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  • at 22:59 on 04-10-2014

    Exactly!

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  • at 14:26 on 04-10-2014

    @Arthur/Chris A: What I had in mind with respect to children's books wasn't so much generically disturbing content as notices about more specific issues such as racist language/depictions in o...

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