Thursday, December 11, 2008

Plenty Of Whine At Gazunder Xmas Party

Spare a thought for the score or so of hacks and ad execs who turned up for the Isle of Thanet Gazunder's Christmas party at the No 6 brasserie in Margate's old town this lunchtime. I'm told the poor loves had to pay for the bash themselves. 'The company wouldn't even fork out for a couple of bottles of wine,' bleated one poor staffer.

This despite the fact that the Gazunder is now owned by the Daily Mail, which specialises in rabble-rousing 'Christmas to be replaced by Winterval' stories like this:

Christmas should be downgraded in favour of festivals from other religions to improve race relations, says an explosive report. Labour's favourite think-tank says that because it would be hard to 'expunge' Christmas from the national calendar, 'even-handedness' means public organisations must start giving other religions equal footing blah blah swamped by Muslims blah

Hmm. Looks like they're doing a pretty good job of downgrading Christmas themselves, if you ask me. Profit at the Daily Mail Group Northcliffe Media division last year: £33.8m.

6 comments:

Bertie Biggles said...

Clearly the advertising revenue is shrinking! Poor old Thom!

Anonymous said...

Ad execs? Oh, you mean people who stick in adverts for cheap chinese protitutes and thorley taverns?

A bigger contradiction of Northcliffe is that while the Daily Mail supports the Womens Institute's efforts to nag local papers to stop having adverts for 'opressed' prostitutes from overseas, a considerable part of it's Northcliffe's revenue comes from sex ads.

Basically if it wasn't for whores advertising in the Thanet Times, poor old Thomas Morris would be 7 stone or working for something much worse like Your Fannit or the other crap one whose name escapes me momentarily.

Adem said...

Well I had my Christmas Dinner paid for last night... and with a few drinks. Can't complain.

Anonymous said...

You would have thought their inflation busting rise from 55p to 60p a few weeks ago would have paid for a couple of bottles of wine at least.

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Eastcliff Richard said...

Clearly you were having a sad and lonely night there, 9:04pm.