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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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In the Loop
Review: In the Loop

The best comedy of the year so far – and the satire is spot-on. By Matthew Champion There is a scene in In the Loop when Peter Capaldi’s force-of-[f**king]-nature spin doctor Malcolm Tucker is accosted by an American in tourist in DC as he hot-legs it across the Capitol on his mobile to a ‘secret’… Read more »

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From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Legacy
Review: From Fatwa to Jihad

Kenan Malik – From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Legacy Atlantic Books, April 9th 2009, £16.99 Review by Marcus Dubois On April 4th last weekend a leading British newspaper published details from a letter smuggled out of Long Lartin high-security jail in Worcestershire. Authored by the British-based Muslim cleric Abu Qatada, the… Read more »