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Strictly, McCririck, and I back a winner
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Posted by Martin "No pasa doble for me, mate" Kelner on Oct 18, 2013 - 12:14:08 PM
I know you don't all buy the Racing Post every Tuesday, so here's a piece you probably missed.  It appeared in the October 8th issue, & skewers the BBC's relentless self-pluggery, touches on MillibandDailyMailgate (just ten days ago, but feels like ancient history now), & the McCririck ageism case, which seems to have evaporated....
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Gimme the honey, mummy
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Posted by Martin "sticky" Kelner on Oct 3, 2013 - 4:16:56 PM
Here's something I wrote years ago about the Fight Network. 

I think it's one of those channels in the outer suburbs of the Sky remote that might have disappeared now.  I certainly haven't seen it for a while, and when it comes to channel flipping, I may be the undisputed champion of the world.

Which reminds me of a George Carlin line: "What do they mean 'undisputed heavyweight champion of the world?'  If it's undisputed, what's all the fighting about?"
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...and the prize for worst sports chat show ever goes to.....
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Posted by Martin "is this man becoming dangerously obsessed with Clare Balding?" Kelner on Sep 30, 2013 - 12:21:20 PM
Here's my Racing Post Column from September 24th, including at least two old jokes, and a full and frank assessment of the sainted Clare Balding's foray into showbiz..
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End Of The Road - A Former TV Star reflects on life and loss
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Posted by Martin "That's the way to do it" Kelner on Jul 23, 2013 - 5:05:13 PM
Here's a piece I wrote, possibly for The Independent maybe just for this website, back in 2007, inspired - if that's the word I'm looking for - by the closure of The World Of Sooty in Shipley, one of the world's great crap days out....


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Why is everybody so young these days?
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Posted by Martin "Golden Delicious" Kelner on Mar 13, 2013 - 10:51:01 PM
Here's another Screen Break "classic."  From Dec 15, 2007, when your columnist was mourning the loss of the grizzled sports presenters of his youth, replaced by young good-looking vanilla-flavoured TV types......
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