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Vicar demands more fucks
Posted by Adam Macqueen | 5 comments »

Reverend George Pitcher misses the point of a joke and takes issue with the Eye’s last cover in his Daily Telegraph blog here.

Just to prove there’s no no-fuck policy, a quick reminder of December 1993.
clinto

And to prove there’s no objection to buggery in the Eye office either…
barrymore


5 Comments »

  1. Comment by matthew davis
    June 22, 2009 @ 2:01 pm

    there was also the post-jeremy Thorpe trial “Buggers can’t be losers” cover



  2. Comment by Adam
    June 23, 2009 @ 5:23 pm

    You’re quite right. With a “sod” thrown in for good measure, too…

    http://www.private-eye.co.uk/covers.php?showme=458



  3. Comment by Lyle
    June 24, 2009 @ 5:00 pm

    Ah, yes, the Jeremy Thorpe case — the one involving a self-confessed player of the pink oboe, as Mr Cook so inimitably phrased it? Good times.



  4. Comment by Adam
    June 24, 2009 @ 6:58 pm

    Or should that be it as the great Christopher Booker phrased it? He maintains he alone wrote that judge’s summing up for the Eye, which Cook later extemporised upon for the Amnesty International gig (watch bits of it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUrnTTJQQYg ).

    Actually the pink oboe was definitely one of the additions on the night – legend has it, provided by a passing Billy Connoly, as a frantic Cook demanded extra euphemisms from the rest of the cast backstage.



  5. Comment by Lyle
    June 29, 2009 @ 4:35 pm

    Ta for the YouTube link! Fantastic insights on a comedy gem.


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