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100 Jokes…complete!!

100 Jokes...complete!!

As you may or may not have been aware….Burtonwode embarked on a voyage into the great blue (sometimes) sea of comedy (sometimes) by firing off 100 Jokes in 100 Days (on twitter). About 108 days later the list was complete…plus a few more as I’m at good at maths as I am at Jokes. I […]

Photoblogging. Revisited.

Photoblogging. Revisited.

  A long time ago in a previous incarnation, as part of a collective of artists and what have you (dobedo ….. its about doing and being and doing according to founder Tyrone LeBon….who by all apperiances now just gets to photograph really sexy models mostly naked. Jammy sod. Anyway…I digress)I wrote a photoblog under […]

Great Men, Great Pants: Jeremy Bentham

Great Men, Great Pants: Jeremy Bentham

“Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove. “ Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)  Wise words from one of Britain’s, and indeed one of the world’s greatest philosophers, not too mention the most eccentric. I’m speaking of course about Jeremy Bentham, the founder of Utilitarianism and all […]

Burtonwode, British Humour…and 100 Jokes in 100 Days

Burtonwode, British Humour...and 100 Jokes in 100 Days

Britain is a funny place. Miserable…but funny. In its own unique way. Pinning down what exactly is British Humour is no easy task. Somewhere, somehow, Burtonwode connects with that fine mysterious tradition. Not in a Benny Hill, titties and chasing women around and around kind of way (although that also has its place)…or even a […]

Top Male Spoof Ads

Top Male Spoof Ads

One things for sure, when it comes to advertising products for men, the industry has definitely had to come to terms with the fact that a certain level of scrutiny will come from those companies who opt for the “sex appeal” style. There’s no doubt that a good looking guy on the TV ad for […]

The Boutique Life

The Boutique Life

Boutique. According to the OED: 1) a small shop selling fashionable clothes or accessories. 2) a business serving a sophisticated or specialized clientele The terms been around for ages, right? Wrong. According to the Gospel of Wikipedia the term ’boutique” did not enter the English vernacular until the late 1960’s, with the blossoming of the […]

Juan Sanchez Cotan – A Burtonwode Deception?

Juan Sanchez Cotan - A Burtonwode Deception?

Following on from the appraisel of Richard Serras’ sculpture…the art theme continues here at Burtonwode. Some may have been wondering….what has art got to do with underpants. And in fairness its a reasonable question. The answer is nothing. Well I could have written David (that’s me by the way…..note to self…never write in the third […]

Richard Serra in the City – Fulcrum,1987

Richard Serra in the City - Fulcrum,1987

Perhaps its too much to ask the numbskulls who run the British Financial sector to not treat Richard Serra’s monumental contemplation on the fragility of life as the worlds largest urinal. To give the numbskulls’ their due…they did have the good taste to install the piece in the first place . Having said that…perhaps it […]

Relentless Pussy Monster

Relentless Pussy Monster

What is it with Energy Drinks?? I’m really just not up for them. Aside from family members of Red Bull “allegedly” running over a cop then trying to buy his way out. Nor is it the accusation that in fact…these drinks are killers (Monster is being taken to court for the death of a minor […]

The Power of Packaging – Can it effect your tastebuds?

The Power of Packaging - Can it effect your tastebuds?

**Warning.**This blog will not be backed up by hard data or demonstrable fact. Its just me. Spouting my Opinion. Ill start with a question. Can the quality of design effect your physical taste? The supposition is this. San Pelligrino seems to be everywhere now. And more power to them I say. They may have been […]