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Martin Kelner, Journalist, Author, Podcaster and Radio Presenter.
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The joy of dogs.  Crufts.
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We're All Going To Die
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Posted by Martin Kelner on Mar 15, 2020 - 6:40:05 PM

Every month I write a column for the half-decent rugby league magazine 40-20, not necessarily about rugby league, but just to amuse me & one or two other followers of the fine sport.  I've been doing this for a few years now, but don't usually post them because, as I say they're very much just for amusement only.  But I thought this was rather prescient.  Written on March 3rd, I exclusively revealed that we're all going to die...
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The rise and rise of football - the history of it.
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Posted by Martin Kelner on Mar 18, 2019 - 2:06:09 PM

Here's a bit about how football replaced cricket as the national game in Great Britain.
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PG Wodehouse
Accidental Heroes
Posted by Martin "Drones Club" Kelner on Aug 21, 2017 - 1:12:00 PM

For some of us, the invention of the name Catsmeat Potter-Pirbright might serve as a lifetime's achievment..... more - >

Bette Davis
Accidental Heroes
Posted by Martin Kelner on Jun 27, 2017 - 1:17:00 PM

In the late fifties, when her career was on the wane, Bette Davis took a full-page ad in the Hollywood trade papers..... more - >

Luis Bunuel
Accidental Heroes
Posted by Martin Kelner on Jun 27, 2017 - 1:15:00 PM

It isn't every internationally renowned film director that has the formula for the perfect dry martini..... more - >

The Story of the Piss Poor Podcast
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Posted by Martin "304 and still going" Kelner on Jun 26, 2017 - 3:05:17 PM

Who would have thought that the self-confessed Piss Poor Podcast would become the world's longest running semi-humorous Internet resource?

To find out how and why, read on.....
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The Pitch-Side Pantomime
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Posted by Martin "Is this a dagger I see before me?" Kelner on Sep 11, 2016 - 9:13:59 PM

Screen Break continues, with no sponsor for the time being.  Please get in touch if you want to be associated with this venerable feature in sports journalism.  I can be reached at or via this website. 

Meanwhile, enjoy....
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