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Charles Saatchi: Politicians are not hypocrites

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Because being hypocrites would make them at least accountable for their behaviours, so says Charles Saatchi in his new column for The Evening Standard. Charles discusses some of his most famous ads from his days leading Saatchi & Saatchi, such as the infamous ‘Labour Isn’t Working’ to the more grisly anti-smoking campaigns, while he floats… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Is the theatre clapped out?

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“Although over the years I have seen dozens of plays that were entirely thrilling, mostly now, the moment the curtains open, I fall quickly asleep.” – Charles Saatchi Charles Saatchi re-lives his glorious performance as First Witch in his school’s production of Macbeth as he examines the position of the Theatre in the 21st century.… Read more »

Is it only perverts who download sex filth onto their computers?

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25% of all Google searches are for requests for pornography. Does that make us a world of perverts? Or Is it any surprise given the constantly growing availability of porn through the internet, and the constant exposure to everyone from teenagers to pensioners, that the porn industry is booming? It brings in more revenue worldwide… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Do you have a toilet face?

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What is a toilet face? In Charles Saatchi’s own words, it is when “you appear to others as open and engaging — a countenance that strangers would approach on the street when seeking directions to the nearest lavatory.” From here, Charles dives into the beauty debate, discussing our love of cosmetic surgery, including how Botox… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: If I have been invited, it’s a party worth missing

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In his regular column for the Evening Standard, Charles Saatchi discusses invites from the Royal Family (“I thought it might be entertaining, just the four of us at Windsor Castle”), dining with Geri Halliwell (“if you like gingers, not bad looking at all”) and the dread of being asked to critique the host’s Art.  … Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Knowing yourself well, would you choose you as a friend?

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“What do you like most about yourself? What’s the best part of being you? What specific character trait do you want to be known for?” – Charles Saatchi   Charles Saatchi examines the ideology of the maxim ‘Know Thyself’ in his latest column for the Evening Standard, questioning the importance of inward thinking, whether it’s… Read more »