Tag Archives: Stephen Nolan

Bell Or Foster?

I have not met Jonathon Bell. But I never really liked him. I have not met Arlene Foster. But I have never really liked her. I have never met Stephen Nolan. But I never really liked him. So by any … Continue reading

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Stephen Nolan Themed Christmas Party

Tonight I will be hosting my annual Christmas Party, attended by three hundred of my closest friends. The Party will have a Stephen Nolan theme. A tribute to one of the great mediocre shock jocks of our times. Guests are … Continue reading

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“Spotlight”, “Nolan” and SDLP

At some point before the Leadership vote, I will have to blog on the contest between Alasdair McDonnell and Colum Eastwood….and just as important, other contests within SDLP. The conventional wiisdom is that divided parties do not do well. And … Continue reading

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Politicians Owe The Media Nothing

In January 2011, I had a discussion with a SDLP MLA in his office on the Lisburn Road in South Belfast. I do not want to name him because he is now retired from politics. I am the soul of … Continue reading

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“Hope I Die Before I Get Old”

As The Who put it nearly fifty years ago. My mother was in an old peoples home. She hated it. She referred to it as the ” Work House” . She died aged 90 in 2003. Depressing days as we … Continue reading

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Why Is Local TV …Crap?

As Father Jack Hackett said….”what’s that gobshite doing on the television?” …Stephen Nolan…again. Going back to circa 1960…..it’s a rule of thumb that ALL local television is crap. The Troubles rescued local TV….made stars out of Eamonn Holmes, Gloria Hunniford … Continue reading

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Nolan…Just Say No

Let me make this clear. The Stephen Nolan Radio Show is the lowest form of political discourse. Nolan transferring his “act”….and make no mistake…it is an act…of playing the Reasonable Exasperated Everyman forced to deal with lesser people who just … Continue reading

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I Hate To Say “I Told You So…”

I hate to say “I told you so” but er……….I told you so. In a comment on Slugger O’Toole on 10th January 2013 (4.17pm) I suggested that the “bold move” that Theresa Villiers was looking for would involve the flying … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven Per Cent

Interviewed (at the DUP Conference) on BBC News, Ian Paisley Junior MP spoke about how only seven per cent of people in Norn Iron want a United Ireland…..but he kinda gave the game away by revealing that it was published … Continue reading

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Good Old Norn Iron

Those of us who love Nostalgia will have enjoyed the cameo performance by an audience member on the Stephen Nolan-Alan Partridge Show tonight. Beneath all the good news “Our Time, Our Place” narrative, it is good to know that the … Continue reading

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