A celebrity-driven Halloween fantasy by the Borkowski poet in residence. A loopy young celeb called Tom Cruise surfed sofas in search of his muse. He found her consuming a reporter called Blooming in search of some headline news. It was of course Halloween and Tom had been a year off the screen after the Paramount […]
Monthly Archives: October 2006
Brit artist Damien Hirst has been accused of plagiarizing a design by Robert Dixon. The Borkowski poet in residence has suffered similar difficulties… “The problem is not Damian Hirst’s borrowing from others, but his own loss of originality,” Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, Wednesday October 25 This poem has been copied by Damien Hirst. It’s been […]
I had a letter from a Mrs Alan Gilzean, I suspect no relation to the Tottenham and England footballer, who said that her uncle, back in 1949 staged the original dog wedding, (which we recently staged for Harrods) which caused outrage in his Parish Church, St Peter’s in London.
I am told in Jane magazine that there is all change in the house of Simpson, Jessica not Homer, that is!
I am told in Jane magazine that it’s all change in the house of Simpson, Jessica not Homer! It seems that she has fired her publicist and has taken control of her brand. “I am my own publicist right now.” I’ve called all the heads of the tabloids. I don’t want anyone else to speak […]
Destination Moon, directed by Irving Pichel was released in 1950. Its claim to fame was that it starred Grace Stafford who was better known as the voice of Woody Woodpecker. It was a low budget movie where you could see all the studio lights reflected in the visors of the actors helmets, but despite this, […]
This is London – London,England,UK … Public relations expert Mark Borkowski said the leaking of the court papers – which may have been intended to depict Ms Mills as the victim of an abusive
Another new character has joined the cast of the McCartney, Mills soap opera. Just like a new player breezing into the Rovers Return, this one is not there to up the viewers. It’s not a ratings battle here but more of a reputation battle that continues to mesmerize a global audience of gawkers, all pushing […]
Sir Paul McCartney has furiously refuted allegations by his estranged wife Heather Mills that he was physically abusive towards her. The former Beatle is furious over the claims made by Heather in leaked divorce documents, and has vowed to “vigorously” contest the allegations in court. What we really want to know is that money got […]
Is there a stench of dead rat starting to percolate as the latest high profile drug row hits the headlines? The National Centre for Clinical excellence is once again vilified and demonised as the bogey man. It wasn’t so long ago that the highly emotional argument about Herceptin, the breast cancer drug, was raging with […]
“Whatever Madonna’s original motives were for adopting 13 month old David Banda, from the mission run Home of Hope orphanage in Malawi, are now irrelevant. The backlash has suffocated the original motivation.” The baby in the basket the mother in the press the father back in Africa the balance to redress. The baby in the […]
I think some poor sod has been bamboozled in throwing away a lump of cash on this “new business” guerrilla marketing exercise. Many of the punters gong into the Ivy(yup you guessed it) failed to notice this enormous bottle stuck on the corner of West Street. Perhaps there is a bigger plan unfolding?
Looks like Lyn Gardner agrees that Punchdrunk is a cool night out here is her 5 star review from this mornings Guardian Punchdrunk’s latest piece of immersive theatre takes you to places you have never been before. Step through the doors of 21 Wapping Lane – a vast disused warehouse in the original Tobacco Dock […]
In 1925, the German government issued an order that all police officers in Berlin should wear bulletproof vests in the city. This was not a welcomed decision as the police felt it would increase insecurity amongst existing officers and any would be potential converts to the force. In an attempt to avert argument, the government […]
In a forgotten part of the East End is an enormous warehouse which houses quite an extraordinary piece of theatre. The space was once a data warehouse whose corridors and floors have now been transformed with a vision which would delight even the most jaded of theatre goers. The National has a huge word of […]
The papers are filled with the news this morning that Dr Curry from the LSE has predicted what the human race will be like in ten thousand years time. According to the good Doc it will be lean, long limbed, blessed with good health intelligence and creativity. I have just realised that the reason for […]
The Madness of Boy George, a documentary following the mercurial ex-front man of Culture Club through his period of community service for drug-related offences, airs on Channel 4 tonight. The Borkowski poet in residence marks the occasion with a poem… Chameleon boy is happy and sad a twisted, curmudgeonly acid-mouthed cad or joyful and spirited, […]
In 1962, Jean Philippe de Bologne, on the back of his success with the French bicycle company in Deauville, was approached by the chairman of the winter Olympics for Oslo. Jean Philippe took on the job to bolster the publicity for the games by creating a number of aerodynamic cabinets across France. A wind generator […]
American sport and homosexuality have never been the best of bedfellows. And there’s a sad and salutary lesson to be learned from the attempt by a professional wrestler called Chris Kanyon to combine the two. After retiring from the ring to become a Hollywood stuntman, Kanyon – real name Chris Klucsarits – decided it was […]