Category: The Satiric Verses

Until recently, Big Sam’s worst mistake was his moustache in the ‘90s. (Photo: Shoot)

Big Sam’s Big Scam

Sam Allardyce has been toppled by press subterfuge and entrapment. But the job of the press should be to report news, not make it. If ever a personality captured the essence of the British...

The devices of liberation… (Credit: The Independent)

The Hipster Hegemony

Following on from his “1,000 Days of Daily Mail Rule,” Jacob Whitehead turns his fire on the “Guardianistas”. I’m just going to come out and say it. There’s something inherently comedic about the right....

Corbyn mid-bow. (Photo: The Daily Telegraph)

MAN MOVES HEAD

Jeremy Corbyn didn’t bow properly. What a scumbag. Corbyn’s tenure is in trouble. Not because of anything he’s actually done in the Houses of Parliament, mind. That would be far too a genuine reason...

The First Furlong

Jacob Whitehead returns from his short break with the latest edition of The Satiric Verses, this time focusing his attention across the pond. Sorry about my disappearance last week. I was preparing to attend a...

Heading for the Chop

Everybody remembers how brutal the French Revolution was; up to 40,000 people killed by the guillotine; the rise of Napoleon; responsible for Hugh Jackman’s singing in Les Miserables. Hopefully never to be repeated. Sadly...

5 Pence Penury

Jacob Whitehead’s The Satiric Verses continues this week with a look at the Armageddon 5p can cause. We’ve been warned of the apocalypse twice this week. The first was when an American radio host...

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