Comment by georgedarroch — August 12, 2010 @ 4:37 pm
Hey! Leave Maggie alone! (Said after wetting myself laughing for five minutes)
Comment by Kate — August 12, 2010 @ 4:42 pm
Comment by max — August 12, 2010 @ 4:44 pm
Second prize, two Brian Esatons
Comment by Tinakori — August 12, 2010 @ 5:09 pm
i had a crush on the ginger goddess for many of my teenage years.
Comment by tim — August 12, 2010 @ 5:24 pm
As if The Listener covers don’t often already read like parodies anyway…
Comment by billbennettnz — August 12, 2010 @ 5:35 pm
You have an ickle ‘thing’ for Maggie don’cha Dan?!
Comment by davy crockett — August 12, 2010 @ 5:40 pm
Comment by andy (the other one) — August 12, 2010 @ 5:56 pm
Almost perfect! Just needs one semi-naked woman to illustrate an unrelated health story.
Comment by gg — August 12, 2010 @ 6:38 pm
I take Andy’s smiley face and raise it by one…
Comment by terence — August 12, 2010 @ 6:38 pm
Comment by JMK — August 12, 2010 @ 7:04 pm
Frame-shift mutations in senescence genes do not give you cancer, they make you immortal (duh). The Listener is scaremongering again.
Comment by derp de derp — August 12, 2010 @ 7:08 pm
But how does this differ from a normal Listener cover?
Comment by MacDoctor — August 12, 2010 @ 7:14 pm
So that’s how I caught it. The memories flood back to me.
Comment by georgedarroch — August 12, 2010 @ 7:57 pm
A bit unkind to dress Maggie that way.
Better to win Easton rather than Brash.
You are not suggesting Kim Hill is a bitch are you?
Comment by peterlepaysan — August 12, 2010 @ 8:15 pm
Genius begets genius.
Comment by Russell Brown — August 12, 2010 @ 8:43 pm
I agree, they need a shot of a pregnant woman in silhouette – naked but angled so as not to offend… Next to a story about something like prostrate cancer.
Comment by LucyJH — August 12, 2010 @ 9:20 pm
All about the sort of cancer, that comes with senescence? We shan’t take it lying down.
Comment by Galeandra — August 12, 2010 @ 9:42 pm
No bar code, of course. Unlike the regular Listener, you can gaze at this one to your heart’s content, safe in the knowledge that you are not riding on the back of the beast.
Comment by joe W — August 12, 2010 @ 10:09 pm
Best line -
The Next Global Pandemic:
What will your house be worth after the apocolypse?
Comment by nic — August 13, 2010 @ 12:04 am
They must be mad at you for breaking in and stealing that issue
Comment by Michael Stevens — August 13, 2010 @ 9:18 am
Russell: damaging senescence genes would obviously halt/prevent the onset of senescence. Obviously. It’s just common sense. The only reason this isn’t a widespread treatment for being old is because of the efforts of the healthcare-pharmaceutical complex, who make billions every year off people with Alzheimer’s.
Comment by derp de derp — August 13, 2010 @ 3:06 pm
/s, by the way
Comment by derp de derp — August 13, 2010 @ 3:07 pm
$20 on Kim Hill to interrupt the savage pack of dogs mid-growl (the dogs are mid-growl, not Kim…probably).
P.S. Will the next edition of the Listener have a tear-out test to tell us if we have senescence? I’m worried now.
Comment by bob — August 15, 2010 @ 12:12 am
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