At the moment, the cowcam is showing a decapitated CowParade participant. Hopefully it will become less disturbing over time.
Steven Grant starts his column this week with a little bit of fiction. The Mad Max style future is still a possibility, more so than when the films (2 & 3) came out, given the oil wars and lack of sensible energy laws. Following the success of The Day After Tomorrow, there could be room for a film version of Heavy Weather by Bruce Sterling, a less extreme vision of global warming with a better plot. (TDAT was okay, actually. Of the four cheapo movies, it comes second after Potter 3.)
One of the CowParade cows was held up at the airport because the paint used set off security’s bomb detectors.
The Inquisition wasn’t all that bad, according to the Catholic church.
AK47, as he calls himself, has removed a Tracy Emin pink neon sign called Just Love Me from outside the Hackney Empire theatre in east London…….he said: “It’s the tackiest thing I’ve ever seen. It’s just held together by a few nails. No joiner would let it out of his workshop.”
Yesterday I was pondering getting a real live cow and leaving it in a pen in Piccadilly Gardens. But I decided it would be cruel because it would confuse the Scallies too much.