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sort of funny, but not really funny. Funny for a columnist. Passable as a comedienne. Just...ok.
CAITLIN MORAN HAPPENED. WE MUST NO LONGER TALK ABOUT CAITLIN MORAN.
And she came on here to tell you to do one?
And all along you actually meant Julie Burchill. Good times.
P.s. I think I resent the recent acceleration in Moran's career (I say recent but, as 'ohgood' has indicated, I actually mean '2010 onwards'')
Either accusing the writer of a broadsheet column about bringing up children of not wanting to bring up children or that she acted on a tipoff from Mike Diver and then complained on Twitter to her quadrillion followers about the DiS registration routine.
Her Celeb Watch column in the Times on Friday is always an entertaining read.
given she's known to have turned down loads of TV opportunities and panel shows.
Maybe I just get annoyed that her funny words don't translate well to real life. Maybe I've just got an irrational itch...a niggling like/dislike of Moran.
Also, I've got a slight distrust of people who are brimming with optimism. I'm not a pessimist, but I like to see battle lines cutting across peoples brows. No one is THAT happy.
back in its early days about her dad being a failed rock star, that was fab.
Twas a good 'un.
Who's the one in the Guardian magazine who regales other dull, middle class girly girls with tales of floral dresses, baking, catchment areas and firemens bums?
The male journalists
Tim Dowling is one of my favourite writers, and I don't just mean in terms of journalism.
this fucking site etc
the only thing I've ever read by him is his column at the beginning of the guardian weekend and at it's incredibly and reliably tedious
So put that up your bottom.
a one-off in so many respects. I love how she just sticks to what she's good at and hasn't become an omnipresent Channel4 rent-a-face as she could easily be.
I've read so many other female columnists in recent years that have essentially been trying to ape her style and failing miserably