Author: Howard Wilkinson

Director of Satire, Paradise Circus.

Howard adds stability at the top, taking a strategic overview of operations whilst also stepping in from time to time in a caretaker author role.

The same photo of Albert Bore every day calendar 2017

We’ve already signed off for the holidays but we know that some of you are still in the office today — after all, there’s no work to do and the boss will let you go home at 12 in any

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Birmingham’s Mannequin Challenge—Forward whilst standing still

Villa’s defence have been doing the mannequin challenge since last season, way before the current craze started. And Birmingham is always ready to jump on such a bandwagon for promotional purposes, but what would a Birmingham mannequin challenge look like?

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Promoter explains Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market

 

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On Trump(ets)

By popular demand, here is our hot take on the Trump election. Sorry we kept you waiting, it’s a complicated business. Broadly speaking, this isn’t a Birmingham issue. We are not aware of anyone with a Birmingham connection called D.

Satirical Cartoon: Birmingham Chamber of Commerce react to US election result

It’s the morning, the results of the US election are in. We can tell this as a man in a suit in the background is holding a newspaper that says ‘Trump wins presidency’, despite that being both a shit headline

#boingboing — John Lewis comes to WBA

Continuing the hot 2016 meme of unsecure private political comms, here’s another hacked correspondence from digital experience agency Zaphiks to their biggest client To: Andy.Street@greaterbrumminghamlep.com From: Andre.De.Jong@zaphiks.in Re: Christmas Teasers — #boingboing 8th November 2016 14:02 Hi Andy, How’s the shop going?

Don’t go topping yourself—chain pizza is in Moseley to stay

Our pals over on Eye on Moseley have run a piece on the opening of Pizza Express and Prezzo in B13 and it’s a tasty slice of deep pan fun. There’s an obvious nimby trap laid out for the unsuspecting

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Jack Dromey Twitter photo short story competition – September

It’s time for this month’s Jack Dromey MP Twitter photo short story competition. To enter,  just write a short (no limits) story based on this photo that Erdington’s MP Jack ‘Mr Harriet Harman’ Dromey has posted to his Twitter account. Post

Pokemon No: Craft beer bar krabby on ‘unfair’ distribution of pocket monsters

Owners of 1000 Trades a new trendy bar in Birmingham’s trendy Jewellery Quarter say they fear losing custom: because they have no Pokemon compared to nearby chain outlets. In the augmented reality game Pokemon Go players travel around the real

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Edgbaston woman regrets ‘Leave’ vote

An Edgbaston woman told us today that she was having second thoughts after voting for the UK to leave the European Union. Like a one woman Welsh village voting to cut its subsidies, Ms Stuart admitted that she had been

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