Textual Misconduct

Tabloid uproar ensued when the sister of premier league sex offender Adam Johnson shared a poem she’d written on Facebook inspired by her brother’s ordeal. Sure, sticking up for a convicted and self-confessed groomer is difficult – but what’s the poem like when judged on its own merits?

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From Bad To Verse

Hollywood polymath James Franco has released yet another new collection of his poetry: Straight James/Gay James. In it he once again attempts to explore the dichotomy of himself, James Franco, as both artist and celebrity. And is it as pretentious, turgid and utterly meritless as his prose? Have a guess…

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