Justin Myers

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'Mad Men': Is There a Little Bit of Betty in All of Us?

(2) Comments | Posted April 14, 2013 | 7:00 PM

Mad Men is back after a 10-month absence, relying, as ever, on the power of suggestion to tell us what has been happening to our characters since we last saw them, rather than crude recaps. Exposition is for losers.

In the middle of all the usual talk about Don Draper's...

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An Open Letter to Any Celebrity Who Thinks an Open Letter is the Best Way to Address an Issue

(1) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 4:10 AM

Dear you,

You've no idea how difficult this is to write. After a lot of soul-searching, I decided the only way I could truly express myself and exorcise myself of the brutal demons which torture me is to put everything down on paper (well, on a computer screen and keyboard...

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Harry Styles and Those Tattoos: Didn't He Think Before He Inked?

(11) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 6:00 PM

Harry Styles: the thinking woman's sexually active manchild. Coo as he poses in a photoshoot sporting a tasteful pastel pullover and clutching a puppy! Gasp in awe as he goes mooching around his local Tesco with his latest squeeze! And then think "WTF?" when you open up your newspaper to...

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Now Everyone's a Paparazzo - You Don't Need a Long Lens to Invade Someone's Space

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2012 | 7:00 PM

Most of us can agree that the candid pictures taken of Kate Middleton and Prince William on holiday last week were an invasion of privacy. Even the staunchest of republicans would struggle to see the justification of a photographer, crouching seedily at the side of the road, pointing a camera...

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Savour the Post-Olympics High, But Don't Be Afraid to Go Back to Being Your Cynical Self

(3) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 7:00 PM

The last firework has fizzed; London 2012 is over. It is only right there should be a sense of deflation after such a large event. This summer has been all-consuming for the UK, and Londoners in particular. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Wimbledon, the Olympics, and finally, the Paralympics have left...

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Rihanna Has Forgiven Chris Brown - Are We Right to Remain Angry on Her Behalf?

(48) Comments | Posted September 9, 2012 | 7:00 PM

It's human nature to poke our noses into other people's relationships. Whether it's the noisy couple from next door, our adulterous cousins or red carpet-bothering A-listers, we can't resist passing judgement at the love matches of others. Even the biggest celebrity gossip refusenik would have been aware of one supposedly...

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