‘Ullo John…’ what are you on about?

Fresh evidence that I am getting old, when this morning in the office, someone said ‘Ullo…’ Naturally, I added ‘…John, gotta new motor?’ and was met with baffled looks all round. ‘You don’t know the song?’ I asked incredulously. ‘No,’ came the reply from pretty much everyone, even the other 30-somethings on the team. Amazingly, though, V admitted that she […]

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Ugly guy gets girl – why is that so bad?

The movie Knocked Up is everywhere at the moment – in case you’ve been walking around in a daze, it’s a comedy about a dumb, porn-loving geek who gets a beautiful intelligent girl pregnant and then the hilarity that ensues, as they try to make the relationship work. In today’s Guardian movie critic Joe Queenan rails against the movie, the […]

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