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Could the royal wedding Chaser ban be the monarchy's undoing?

Posted by Derek Sapphire on Friday, April 29, 2011,
I'm sure you'll all agree that the Chaser team is the most searingly brilliant satirical comedy troupe working in TV today. Every one of their pranks and sketches is astonishingly courageous, gut-bustingly funny, and deeply thought provoking. I still think that their renowned APEC stunt in which Chas Licciardello dressed up as Osama bin Laden was the greatest moment in comedy history. Talk about speaking truth to power - and hilariously!

They could easily have just retired then and there, and ...
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Regarding my "unmasking" as a satire

Posted by Derek Sapphire on Tuesday, January 18, 2011,
Well, well, well. Isn't the blogosphere interesting?

As an indirect consequence of this blog's mention in Rupert's mean little rag, rumours have started to circulate that I am a satirical construction created by the loathsome conservative blowhard Matt Hayden. Sadly, these claims have come from the left. I can't deny it, that hurts.

I am not a satire. I am as real as anyone walking the planet (and certainly more authentic than most!).

Those pushing the claim cite the inclusion of the words "come...
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I am divine, but not in an elitist way

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