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George Carlin, a seminal figure in American comedy, wielded his razor-sharp wit to critique societal norms, politics, and the human condition. Renowned for his incisive observational comedy and dark humour, Carlin's influence transcended the realm of entertainment, leaving an indelible mark on cultural and political discourse. Early Life and...
"Please check, please repeat." A frantic telephone call from a woman with a cut-glass English accent took Maureen Sweeney by surprise. A short time earlier, the Irish postmistress had filed her hourly weather report: "Force six wind and a rapidly falling barometer." It was her 21st birthday, but she and...
"I smell a virgin…" Katie Hopkins said, looking straight at me. "I smell lefty, pressy scum!" The far-right commentator was addressing an audience of 500 people in a soggy tent in a rural corner of northwest England. I was standing at the back, but that didn't stop her singling me...
The remains of a young woman were discovered in a storage pit in an Iron Age settlement, lying on carefully arranged animal bones. Analysis of her bones suggests she was killed by a blade incision in her neck. Her vertebrae also showed signs of a rigorous, hard working life....
Gil Scott-Heron, born on April 1st, 1949, was a trailblazer of words and rhythms. In the annals of music history, Gil Scott-Heron stands as a luminary whose legacy transcends mere melodies and lyrics. As a poet, musician, and social commentator, his impact reverberates through time, influencing generations with his...

What is Marriage?

Let us begin with an answer that was given 0/10 by a class teacher. Now for an answer closer to 10/10 Marriage, an institution as ancient as human civilisation itself, transcends mere legal and social contracts; it embodies the very essence of human connection, commitment, and companionship. At its core, marriage...
The wonderful Kurt Vonnegut introduced Kurt Vonnegut was an American author renowned for his distinctive voice, satirical wit, and profound insights into the human condition. Born on November 11, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana, Vonnegut grew up amidst the tumult of the Great Depression and World War II, experiences that deeply...
Internal renovation works are underway in Oakley’s Mill in readiness for new exhibition galleries Poole Museum has been awarded £450,000 from Arts Council England for new exhibition galleries as well as improvements to digital infrastructure, accessibility, and sustainability. Poole Museum is one of ten organisations in the south west to be...
Actor Bernard Hill, known for his roles in "Lord Of The Rings" and "Titanic," has passed away at the age of 79, as confirmed by his agent. Hill also portrayed Yosser Hughes in the iconic drama series "Boys In The Blackstuff." He received numerous awards for his portrayal of King...
Let us start here: https://dorseteye.com/who-cares-about-the-people-of-gaza-when-we-can-amuse-ourselves-to-death and then remind ourselves that those who do not stand against genocide in their words and actions are complicit. This applies to ALL of the representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest. If Israel is taking part, the rest should either not turn up or should walk...