Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
26 February 2013 06:21 PM
Now that muted public contempt has mutated into raucous public derision, the moment is surely ripe for the Lib Dem musical. Charles Hawtrey can play Lembit Opik
24 February 2013 08:43 PM
Our diarist on a PR man to die for; unfortunate lead times for a magazine keen on Nick Clegg's honesty; and the marvellous wit of John Sessions; and Blade Runner revisited
19 February 2013 05:07 PM
This was a venom-free cri de coeur, as anyone who read it would have spotted
18 February 2013 12:00 AM
Concerns that the Government is secretly operating a positive-discrimination scheme, whereby the possessor of a double-figure IQ is randomly selected for the Cabinet, were assuaged yesterday.
12 February 2013 06:59 PM
As South Park's creators noted, there is something so funny about this country's rulers it can mask the monstrosity of their regime. We might die laughing
10 February 2013 06:44 PM
Plus: What will Boris Johnson choose on Desert Island Discs and does Chris Grayling need a cup of tea and a nice sit-down?
05 February 2013 07:11 PM
Which emotion moves you more in this morality play: schadenfreude or sympathy?
03 February 2013 11:43 PM
A day before the big vote, perplexity grips lovable cabinet chump Chris Grayling. A lively sabbath for the Injustice Secretary revealed that he doesn't know if he's Arthur or Martha on two penal fronts.
29 January 2013 08:02 PM
Wishing an end to Palestinian suffering is not synonymous with willing the annihilation of Israel, so why is this distinction so hard to make?
27 January 2013 08:12 PM
The Sunday papers were buzzing with news that Britain's alleged answer to Barack Obama is launching an audacious bid to topple David Cameron. But, er, who is he?
- 1 Heading for America? Prepare for the longest US immigration queues ever
- 2 Boxing: Carl Froch slams fellow Brits for sparring with Mikkel Kessler
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 David Cameron goes to war with press over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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