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‘Nobody will do anything for us – we’ll do it ourselves!’ Newcastle’s wild DIY music scene thrives against the odds
Funding is drying up and venues are closing – but from pagan folk to deep techno to raw noise, the underground music scene in the north-east is exploding

Joe Muggs

03, Nov, 2022 @4:20 PM

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How we made Viz: ‘We printed 150 copies for £42.52’
‘There were complaints that The Fat Slags stereotyped women as sex objects – but they were using their sexuality to get what they wanted, so it was quite the opposite’

Interviews by Rich Pelley

26, Jul, 2021 @1:21 PM

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A quarter of Dennis Publishing UK staff facing redundancy
Exclusive: owner of magazines including The Week and Viz badly hit by Covid-19 crisis

Mark Sweney

10, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?

Ryan Gilbey

07, May, 2018 @12:28 PM

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Viz magazine blocked from Facebook
Profane parody of tabloids and comics tweeted that Facebook had hidden its Facebook page and threatened it with deletion

Mark Sweney

16, Feb, 2016 @10:49 AM

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Crossword blog: clarifying without scarifying
How to demystify cryptic crossword devices? Alan Connor sometimes finds finds himself turning to Viz comic ...

Alan Connor

06, Oct, 2014 @10:57 AM

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The Viz Christmas Gift Guide

Still haven't finished your Christmas shopping? Roger Mellie has a few late suggestions

24, Dec, 2013 @7:00 AM

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On my radar: Simon Donald

The standup comedian tells Ben Marshall why he loves Rod Stewart and London Transport Museum – and what went wrong with Man of Steel

Ben Marshall

20, Jul, 2013 @11:02 PM

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Viz presents Roger Mellie's review of 2011

Viz presents Roger Mellie's review of 2011

28, Dec, 2011 @9:00 PM

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Apps Rush: Alan Partridge, Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC, Charlie Brown, Brian Blessed Alarm Clock and more

Stuart Dredge: What's new on the app stores on Friday 18 November 2011

Stuart Dredge

18, Nov, 2011 @10:38 AM

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Viz Profanisaurus expands iPhone users' vocabularies
App Store offers program based on the famously racy reference work fronted by Roger Mellie. By Stuart Dredge

Stuart Dredge

06, Sep, 2011 @4:13 PM

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Rude Britannia: British Comic Art | Exhibition
Tate Britain's exhibition devoted to the history of irreverent, bawdy art offers up precious few laughs, writes Laura Cumming

Laura Cumming

12, Jun, 2010 @11:05 PM

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