Category Archives: Apocalypse Close

Apocalypse Close Chapter 15: Recursive Foolery

George had been arrested before, but never in South America, and never while disguised as someone else. His first attempts to explain that he was not Tony Blair, the well known war criminal, were met with aggressive rebuffs. As he … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: Chapter 14: MoonBlair Hoax Landing

[The story so far: Secret Agent George Moonbat, disguised as Tony Blair, is off to Guyana to give the keynote speech at an Environmental Conference, accopmpanied by  his MI6 minder Captain Delingpole, the delicious Miranda Doyle-Rigg, and the faithful Barry … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close chapter13: Moonblair Blows It

George Moonbat stared at his unrecognisable reflection in the shaving mirror. His former towsled mop of curly black Gallic locks had been straightened and thinned to resemble a mousey grey-brown toe rag. His signature lefty-intellectual square specs had been replaced … Continue reading

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Emmott’s Last Stand

Thanks to my article at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/07/07/the-thirteen-worst-graphs-in-the-world/ hits on this site went up 20-fold. This is gratifying. Comments are welcome. (Only one insult so far; with someone who can’t spell comparing me to King Cnut, who pretended to be able to … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: Chapter 12: Enter Tony Blair

[Three days after putting this chapter up, I find that Steve McIntyre has posted the latest in a series of articles about Briffa’s Yamal palaeoclimate reconstructions. When facts change, what can a satirist do but change the comportment  of his … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: Chapter 11: Moonbat on the Couch

The story so far: Following the untimely death of his friend, green millionaire Tom Huntingdon, in the blades of his own wind turbine, George Moonbat has returned to work on the Guardian Environment desk, still shaken by his momentary loss … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: chapter 10: Metamorphosis of a Moonbat

The Story so far: George Moonbat, investigative journalist and erstwhile green activist, is made to see the folly of his ways by his Guardian colleagues, whose efforts to subvert the environmental movement by ridiculing it from within finally seem to … Continue reading

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