paul staines


A Cartoonist At The Guido Fawkes Tenth Anniversary Party #GF10

The other night I went to a tenth anniversary awards do/party for the Guido Fawkes blog. I’m their Monday Morning cartoonist. Which means most Sunday nights I can be found poring over the political reports of the day looking for something I can be scabrous about, before sending in ideas to the big boys. And […]

Steven Moffat And Chris Chibnall Make The MediaGuardian 100

Every year, Media Guardian publishes who, in their mind, are the hundred most powerful and influential people in British media. At the top, they’re usually Americans. This year, Doctor Who gets two producers in there, Steven Moffat, showrunner of the show, and Sherlock, at number 87, and ex-Doctor Who and Torchwood writer, producer Chris Chibnall […]

V For Vendetta Vs Government Debt

It’s a slightly incongruous image. But at yesterday’s 350-strong protest at Trafalgar Square demanding that government reduce debt further that, due to good media contacts and buying a massive bus to circle the area, managed to get mass media coverage, one attendee was wearing the V For Vendetta Guy Fawkes mask. V masks have proved […]