Douglas Bastard's Rants of Rage

Brexit: it’s all about class and age

This is going to make me unpopular. And frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn. Brexit is a class and an age marker. The people who voted to leave are, for the most part, […]

Aug, 31

Professional Sex People are liars

I did a Thing a few days ago in which I took Professional Sex Person, Rowan Pelling to task. And I was going to do another Thing about a male sex columnist I know, but that […]

Aug, 31

Performative masculinity

For someone who likes football, I hate performative masculinity. And you see a lot of it at football, especially among groups of lads. I too was part of a group of lads when I was […]

Aug, 31

Good old fashioned murder

People often search through the biography of a terrorist to find the moment they were radicalised, the moment when they turned their backs on all they knew and embraced a different, more violent way. I […]

Aug, 30

The anger

Anger has been with me for so long that it feels like a permanent travelling companion. I grew up with a dad who had been brutalised by his own father, systematically, every Saturday when his […]

Aug, 29

The workings of my brain

MENTAL ILLNESS WARNING: To see what depression is like, read this post. I wrote it a few days ago, when I was feeling bloody awful. I am not, happily, feeling bloody awful anymore, but if […]

Aug, 29

Rowan Pelling

I’ve just been looking around Twitter for people to hate, because I’m in that kind of mood, and stumbled across the page of Rowan Pelling, someone I’ve instinctively hated for a while anyway without really […]

Aug, 28


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