Austin Powers

Too fat to f*ck

I suppose this new evidence could be described as an informal kind of fat tax.

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Obesity rates are rapidly rising in the United States, so that also means larger pant sizes, wider seats, andmore and more overweight people having sex… doesn’t it?

There’s a scene in the 1999 comedy, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, that applies to this conundrum. Austin, saddened that his female spy colleague Felicity “shagged” Fat Bastard, a ginormous 2,200-pound Scottish henchman, in order to place a homing device up his rectum, questions her decision:

Austin: …how could you do it?

Felicity: I was just doing my job.

Austin: No, I mean, literally, HOW could you do it? The man’s so fat, the sheer mechanics of it are mind-boggling.   Read more »

As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.