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Shaun of the Dead

Posted 06 August 2014 - 07:10 PM

I think his friend P.J O`Rourke has a valid point! Put it this way if he was a regular dinner party guest of mine I would be yawning each time he mentions the "departure lounge". I suppose it makes a nice change from these overly optimistic celebrities (not naming names) who think they are indestructible despite being well and truly medically fucked.

Phantom

Posted 06 August 2014 - 06:55 PM

View Postwildstorm, on 06 August 2014 - 06:23 PM, said:

He's published some poetry. It seems pretty bleak, but then again, it is poetry.

At least the news article mentions that he's still being treated in hospital

wildstorm

Posted 06 August 2014 - 06:23 PM

He's published some poetry.

It seems pretty bleak, but then again, it is poetry.

maryportfuncity

Posted 02 June 2014 - 10:42 AM

View PostDead Wait, on 02 June 2014 - 10:37 AM, said:

Game of Thrones keeping Clive alive.......

http://www.dailymail...appearance.html

Aye, I saw that, wasn't sure if he was being ironic. Is he really into GoT?

Dead Wait

Posted 02 June 2014 - 10:37 AM

Game of Thrones keeping Clive alive.......

http://www.dailymail...appearance.html

Body Snatcher 44

Posted 29 May 2014 - 01:38 PM

View PostLord Fellatio Nelson, on 29 May 2014 - 12:20 PM, said:

I confess to not reading too much here nowdays, however, I did give this thread a bash.
Im bound to ask the obvious question: "Just what the fuck are some of you on?"
There are certain parallels between James and my life at the moment.
My Dad was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Now, he is undergoing treatment, fingers crossed and God willing ( If there really is one) he will beat it and be the wonderful Dad he was before he became ill.
So what, might you ask, has this all got to do with Clive James?
Well my Dad is 72 years old and, lets be honest here, has a considerably shorter natural life span t...

Lord Fellatio Nelson

Posted 29 May 2014 - 12:20 PM

I confess to not reading too much here nowdays, however, I did give this thread a bash.
Im bound to ask the obvious question: "Just what the fuck are some of you on?"
There are certain parallels between James and my life at the moment.
My Dad was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Now, he is undergoing treatment, fingers crossed and God willing ( If there really is one) he will beat it and be the wonderful Dad he was before he became ill.
So what, might you ask, has this all got to do with Clive James?
Well my Dad is 72 years old and, lets be honest here, has a considerably shorter natural life span than the average 30 or even 49 year old ( like wot I am) so, assuming he does recover, the odds of a recurrence, relapse or something else going wrong is considerably higher than the average fit and healthy adult half his age.
Its fair to say that he is being utterly positive, as is his family, that he will still be able to soldier on for y...

Bibliogryphon

Posted 29 May 2014 - 11:43 AM

View PostSalmonMousse, on 27 May 2014 - 10:30 AM, said:


From this article

''But the trick is not to overdo it and don't do it too long. As my friend PJ O'Rourke once told me, he said, 'You're going to have to soft pedal this death's door stuff, Clive, because people are going to get impatient.' ''

Are there any particular people he might mean?

Bibliogryphon

Posted 29 May 2014 - 11:37 AM

View PostGuest, on 27 May 2014 - 04:27 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 27 May 2014 - 11:33 AM, said:

On Monday morning he read his recent poem on Radio 4's Today programme prior to the broadcast of the interview today. It was very moving but I do not think Clive will be on the list in 2015.

he won't be on the list in 2015 because he's dead allready?

That was th...

CaptainChorizo

Posted 27 May 2014 - 10:18 PM

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