Euro Weekly News | Nora Johnson
2011: riots at home, rebellions abroad and economic turmoil globally. What a year!
NEWS that dark, alternative TV comedy shows like Psychoville and The Office are being replaced by old-fashioned slapstick sitcoms in front of live studio audiences is hardly surprising given the current financial crisis when people crave comfort viewing.
Nora Johnson - SOMETIMES, a movie creates a world we wish we could simply step into – far from the imploding global financial crisis engulfing us. The graphic violence of Michael Winner’s Death Wish sequels; the horrors of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie franchise, anyone? No, we could think of…
MICHAEL O’LEARY, Ryanair’s CEO, plans to launch an app for Ryanair passengers to watch in-flight pornography on their iPads and, it’s claimed too, he intends to have outside smoking areas on the wings once he's convinced Health and Safety colleagues it's perfectly safe.
I LOVE browsing through dictionaries, especially newly-published ones – I suppose it’s something of an occupational hazard! Anyway, I was flicking through one recently and came across a number of new expressions – or, in any event, new to me. Not surprisingly, a large number arise from the world of…
WELL, what a momentous few weeks! Hot on the heels of the Fox/Werritty saga, there’s been an ETA cease-fire announcement.The death of Gaddafi.The first free elections in an Arab Spring nation, Tunisia. The Occupy London movement (though only in daylight hours, please!).
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