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  • Readers Mailbag: Rubik's Cubes, Bruce Lee and Prince Charles
    on Dec 9, 2009 in Question Time
    Click here to read my answers to questions on whether or not I invented the Rubik's Cube, my legendary fight with Bruce Lee, and my equally legendary scuffle with Prince Charles.www.rant.ie...
  • Final Page: 12 Angry Gobshites
    on Dec 2, 2009 in Final Page
    In the latest instalment of my ‘Final Page’ series, I now present the last page of my courtroom drama ‘12 Angry Gobshites’. First published in 1964, reviews were unkind. The New York Times called it “…a novel of such ground-breaking awful...
  • Horoscopes: Tightrope walking, tornadoes and Frankenstein
    on Nov 25, 2009
    Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)The term 'Office Romance' is redefined when a janitor discovers you having sex with a photocopier. A perfect storm of paper jam and simultaneous penis jam scuppers your plan for a quick getaway. Though collaterally-damaged pube...
  • Interview with Jedward and Simon Cowell
    on Nov 19, 2009 in Interviews
    Read my exclusive interview with Jedward and Simon Cowell by clicking here.www.rant.ie...
  • Readers' Mailbag: David Hasselhoff, Ballroom Dancing and Predator
    on Nov 11, 2009 in Question Time
    Read my answers to questions on David Hasselhoff, Ballroom Dancing and the movie Predator by clicking here.www.rant.ie...
  • Bob Geldof? Rob Ripof, more like…
    on Oct 28, 2009 in Celebrity Tales
    Like so many of his generation, Bob Geldof idolised me in the early 80s. He made no secret of modeling ‘The Boomtown Rats’ on my band, ‘The Council Estate Speckle-tailed Hamsters’. To read how the shaggy wanker went on to steal my idea for Ba...
  • Back’n'Forth with the Movers and Shakers
    on Oct 21, 2009 in Celebrity Tales
    As a globally celebrated renaissance man, naturally I’ve gained the ear of many public figures throughout the decades. Often I’ve had occasion to correspond privately with these movers and shakers via email, text message, letters, and in extreme...
  • Interview with Satan
    on Oct 7, 2009 in Interviews
    Following from my recent interview with God, I caught up with Satan to find out how things are going in the eternal, fiery pit of Hades. Click here to read on!www.rant.ie...
  • Ambush in Saigon (continued)
    on Oct 1, 2009 in Final Page
    I now present the final page of my war novel ‘Ambush in Saigon’ (if you missed it, read the first page here). In 1986, The Irish Times branded the book “…historically inaccurate on a Sergeant Bilko scale.”The Independent was less kind, cal...
  • Ambush in Saigon
    on Sep 29, 2009 in Final Page
    I now present the first page of my war novel ‘Ambush in Saigon’, with the final page to follow tomorrow. Having done literally no research into the Vietnamese war during the writing, I feel the book (published in 1986) benefited from the absence...
  • Final Page: Ambush in Saigon
    on Sep 29, 2009 in Final Page
    In a delicious twist on my ‘Final Page’ series, I now present the first page of my war novel ‘Ambush in Saigon’, with the final page to follow tomorrow. Having done literally no research into the Vietnamese war during the writing, I feel the...
  • Horoscopes: lion-taming, time travel and great white sharks
    on Sep 23, 2009 in Horoscopes
    Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)Be assertive with colleagues this week. Don’t be afraid to lay down the law. Though you’ll spontaneously combust at midday on Sunday, a torrential downpour will douse the flames and spare your life. You’ll barely have reg...
  • Oasis Split Dooms the Earth
    on Sep 10, 2009 in General Ranting
    The music world was effectively ended last week with the news that Noel Gallagher has quit Oasis. Rioting predictably erupted in all 147 of the world’s countries, causing the earth’s rotation to unsettle two centimeters from its usual axis, there...
  • Readers' Mailbag: Madonna and Scatman John
    on Sep 2, 2009 in Question Time
    Read my answers to reader questions on Madonna, Scatman John and seal clubbing by clicking here.www.rant.ie...
  • Interview with Michael Jackson (via Uri Geller)
    on Aug 19, 2009 in Interviews
    In his first interview since dying, the King of Pop Michael Jackson sits down for a chin-wag via the psychic ducting of Uri Geller’s frontal lobe. I shit you not. Click here to read!www.rant.ie...
  • Final Page: Sense and Prejudicability
    on Aug 12, 2009 in Final Page
    In the latest instalment of my ‘Final Page’ series, I now present the last page of my period drama ‘Sense and Prejudicability’. First published in 1992, my agent Diane begged me to remove ‘Prejudicability’ from the title, on account of it...
  • Sense and Prejudicability
    on Aug 12, 2009 in Final Page
    In the fourth instalment of my ‘Final Page’ series, I now present the last page of my period drama ‘Sense and Prejudicability’. First published in 1992, my agent Diane begged me to remove ‘Prejudicability’ from the title, on account of it...
  • Questions and Answers (with Ronaldo and Paris Hilton)
    on Jul 29, 2009 in Current Affairs
    Click here for a hard-edged current affairs debate between Cristiano Ronaldo, Gerry Adams, Paris Hilton and Bertie Ahern.www.rant.ie...
  • Readers' Mailbag: Michael Jackson, Bill Clinton and Dealing with Hobos
    on Jul 22, 2009 in Question Time
    Read my answers to reader questions on Michael Jackson, Bill Clinton, and how to effectively deal with pesky hobos by clicking here.www.rant.ie...
  • Final Page: Vito Schillaci
    on Jul 15, 2009 in Final Page
    In another instalment of my ‘Final Page’ series, I now present the last page of my gritty Mafia novel ‘Vito Schillaci’. Though critical response was muted when first published in 1987, the Mafia did visit my home, and in my absence, beat my g...
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