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Jeremy Clarkson man of letters


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#1 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 03:57 PM

I think Top Gear is for  moronic petrol heads who were never weaned properly and have had chronic erectile disfunction since the age of 12

same goes for all three presenters

 

their failed school bully leader Jeremy Clarkson would definitely qualify for little tap should  ever find myself in his company, which is unlikely I know

 

his views on everything except capital punishment loathe.

 

But this isn't about any of that.

I think the guy is a fine journalist and the Sunday Times is worth buying for his motoring column alone(AA Gill is good as well), and I don't even like cars

 

here is an example

enjoy

 

 

http://www.driving.c...-2wd-se-l/11962


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#2 Griff9of13

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 06:49 PM

The Clarkson you see on TV is a caricature. 

 

Top Gear is was great fun, so long as you don't take it at all seriously.

 

His car reviews have always been a good read. Sometimes the bit about the actual car only occupies one paragraph. Infact I'm sure in one that I read the car only managed to occupy one sentence.  :no2:


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#3 hindle xiii

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 07:20 PM

New series of Top Gear starts on Sunday night.


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

On Odsal Top baht 'at.

 


#4 Mumby Magic

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 08:11 PM

He's like Liam Gallagher, a character whilst in the public eye.

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#5 steef

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 08:23 PM

All Clarkson books i've read have been great reads.
"surely they've got to try somthing different now, maybe the little chip over the top?2


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#6 Tiny Tim

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 09:23 PM

New series of Top Gear starts on Sunday night.

Awesome!!!  :yahoo:



#7 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 07:22 AM

I'm tempted to buy one of his books, but it's his writing about cars that I enjoy and I don't even like the bloody things


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Posted 29 June 2013 - 08:20 AM

I'm tempted to buy one of his books, but it's his writing about cars that I enjoy and I don't even like the bloody things


You can buy compilations of his car reviews and his Sunday times column. There are several available of each.
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#9 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 08:29 AM

You can buy compilations of his car reviews and his Sunday times column. There are several available of each.

I read 'em anyway

I like AA Gill as well his crass commets bout the blessed Clare notwithstanding.

 

I cannot abide Rod Liddle and his stuff in the Spectator is even worse.


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#10 Old Frightful

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 05:37 PM

The letters 1, 2, 3 and 11 seem somewhat apt.

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#11 Futtocks

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 09:08 AM

Clarkson is an intelligent man who has made an absolute fortune acting the berk. When he puts his mind to it, he can write really well, though.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#12 gingerjon

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:03 AM

I read 'em anyway

I like AA Gill as well his crass commets bout the blessed Clare notwithstanding.

 

I cannot abide Rod Liddle and his stuff in the Spectator is even worse.

Liddle hasn't the brains to back up his bravado, his arguments are absurd and often deliberately offensive.  A A Gill is a professional ##### but there's clearly some brains there.  Clarkson I find infuriating precisely because he often is incredibly astute and very funny.


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#13 Ackroman

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:53 AM

I have 2 of his compilation books and they are really good. 



#14 Futtocks

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:59 AM

My dad has a few of his books. They are fun for dipping into - good toilet library material.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#15 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 11:15 AM

Liddle hasn't the brains to back up his bravado, his arguments are absurd and often deliberately offensive.  A A Gill is a professional ##### but there's clearly some brains there.  Clarkson I find infuriating precisely because he often is incredibly astute and very funny.

Gill's riffs about Borough Market were pretty good yesterday.


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