Julie Burchill – No one knows ‘men’ as…

No one knows ‘men’ as such, any more than anyone knows ‘women,’ and if they…


“No one knows ‘men’ as such, any more than anyone knows ‘women,’ and if they do generalise they’re probably trying to hide their own ignorance. You might know one ‘man,’ yes, or even lots of individual ‘men’.”
-Julie Burchill

Julie Burchill – I don’t really care what…

I don’t really care what people tell children – when you believe in Santa Claus, the…


“I don’t really care what people tell children – when you believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy, one more fib won’t hurt. But I am infuriated by the growing notion, posited in some touchy-feely quarters, that all women are, or can be, beautiful.”
-Julie Burchill

Julie Burchill – Can I just say here…

Can I just say here how much I hate the word ‘pamper’? While pretending to…


“Can I just say here how much I hate the word ‘pamper’? While pretending to celebrate and indulge women, it actually implies that their bodies are so revolting that even their ‘me time’ must be dedicated to turning them into living dolls if potential suitors are to be prevented from running screaming in horror.”
-Julie Burchill

Julie Burchill – Mind you, I’ve always been…

Mind you, I’ve always been a very off-message type of fat broad one who…


“Mind you, I’ve always been a very off-message type of fat broad one who gladly admits she reached the size she is now solely through lack of discipline and love of pleasure, and who rather despises people (except those with proven medical conditions) who pretend that it is generally otherwise.”
-Julie Burchill