Book Review: I’m Not One to Gossip, But…

As someone with experience on the front line of social diary gossip writing, my hat's off to John McEntee, who, as Jilly Cooper writes on the cover of his gloriously outrageous memoir, 'is one of the funniest men in the world.' With all the rapier wit he's used for the past thirty years writing some…Read more Book Review: I’m Not One to Gossip, But…

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I’m Not One to Gossip, But…

EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE...EXCLUSIVE ...What the Daily Mail Refused to publish Having worked in the business of social diarist/gossip columnist myself for many years, there are a few journalists I would've considered the 'Mr Miyagi' to my 'Gossip Kid.' John McEntee, who has worked at various times in his career for the now defunct Irish Press, The Sun,…Read more I’m Not One to Gossip, But…

Last encounter with the purple enigma

Funnily, or in a grotesquely ironic, pre-emption of his death, the Irish Times chose to publish an article by Jim Carroll that questioned Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Steve Miller's assessment of that same industry as a bunch of thieves, etc. But, I wonder, if Prince might've praised him.

Hat’s Entertainment

Does anyone know about men's hats, anymore? Back in the day, buying a hat was easy. I started wearing my hat, a grey, snap brim trilby, in 1995. I remember the day and the circumstances. The editor of the Evening Herald called and confirmed my appointment as the paper's diarist, writing a daily column about…Read more Hat’s Entertainment