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Booker Prize winner gives it all up for career in middle management

artistic perception of human frailties could come in really handyMulti-award winning novelist and screenwriter Kieran Henderson, who last year became the first author to win an Oscar for writing the screenplay to his own Booker-winning novel, has shocked the literary establishment by announcing that he is to put his pen away in order to create spreadsheets and do appraisals for people he hates.

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2014
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ITV to drop all pretence with ‘Britain’s Got Freaks’

there probably won't be a second round ‘Today’s viewing public don’t care if a contestant’s unemployed Asperger’s Syndrome granny’s dying wish is to see them make the big time, we just want fatter, poorer and less attractive people than us humiliating themselves live on stage – it’s the ultimate in feelgood television.’

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Posted: Apr 4th, 2012
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Talent competition ‘very easy to judge’

Judges at a competition to find the best singer aged 11-14 at a mid-budget holiday camp in Torquay recently were relieved to announce that the final decision had been ‘very easy’ to reach. The winner, Minnie Henderson, was ‘the only halfway competent kid’ in a bad field of seven ‘dismal’ performers.

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2012
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X-Factor USA in crisis as Paula Abdul’s nose quits show

UK show also under threat as Louis Walsh's jock strap feeling the strainThe X-Factor USA was plunged into turmoil today with the shock announcement that Paula Abdul’s nose is to leave the show. A spokesman for the show confirmed that the nose had parted company with Paula’s face due to ‘cosmetic differences’.

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2011
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Future monarchs to be chosen by ITV talent show ‘The Rex Factor’

Cowell sure this is the way to crack AmericaChanges to the royal succession laws unveiled this week mean that future potential kings and queens of the United Kingdom will now be selected by a new ITV talent show.

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2011
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