Issue 109

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10 ISSUE 109 / 2018 GUESTLIST YOUR SURVIVAL GUIDE TO LIFE FOLLOW @GUESTLISTDOTNET Some of those labelled Gammon could undoubtedly be found at the recent 'march for freedom of speech' that saw thousands walk from speakers corner to the houses of Parliament bemoaning Twitter's silencing of former EDL leader Tommy Robinson. Matt Zarb-Cousin, former Jeremy Corbyn spokesperson and the man credited with popularising the term, wrote in Huck magazine that Gammon "are found in safe Conservative seats in the home counties. They're homeowners, small business owners, the beneficiaries of the system." No research has yet been made into the Gammon demographic, but one thing that certainly can be attributed to them is that they are a vocal group. Buoyed by the right-wing press, Gammons are loud on Twitter and other social media platforms, haranguing social justice warriors, lefties, feminists and people with an ounce of doubt over Brexit. So it's with little surprise that the term Gammon has caused an uproar. The debate intensified when DUP MP Emma Little-Pengelly, tweeted her shock at the popularity of the term, explaining that "stereotyping by colour or age is wrong no matter what race, age or community." Author and Guardian columnist Owen Jones helpfully pointed out to her that the DUP's views on homosexuality amount to dangerous bigotry and that LGBTQ are often stereotyped by DUP members as sodomites intent on the destruction of morals. He also summarised that "affluent white men with reactionary opinions are not a race." A new term has emerged that has worked up a storm on the internet. 40+ white males that generally vote Tory, hold anti-immigrant views and are wound up by political correctness are being referred to as Gammon. They're not happy about it and some are calling the term racist. HERE'S WHY EVERYONE IS WORKED UP ABOUT GAMMON Keep hygiene in check Most of y'all roll up to clubs and events smelling like the funky 80's, doing the most (in terms of arm and quad stretches). A manly scent may attract the odd cougar or two but the general rule of thumb would be to Lynx up. The right approach First impressions count, don't let anyone tell you differently, so when fist pumping at the club try toning it down and give off a more Tom Cruise vibe than Tom down the chippy aura. Try sliding into a conversation with a compliment or witty pun and if this doesn't tickle there pickle maybe drop in some flirty hints. Don't get too drunk Keep your liquor to 2 drinks maximum if speech is what you want to maintain throughout the night, I mean dancing can only get you so far before she starts to ask questions like "why are you slurring", "who even are you" and "I have a black belt in jujitsu". Engage her friends in a conversation Girls flock in groups of three or four when clubbing so when introducing yourself make sure to include all members of her social group, and hey it's nice to be nice right? It's also the perfect way to get into people's good books, but be sure not to overdo it, you wouldn't want to seem like the fuck boy stereotype your are trying to avoid. CHICKS GUIDE TO PICKING UP GIRLS AT CLUBS (FOR GUYS) Love isn't how it used to be of boy meets girl, now the typical love story includes a half eaten kebab and contraception constructed out of Bueno wrappers. But don't get us wrong we're not asking for Pride and Prejudice tales of love and intrigue, but the occasional hair holding for when our kidneys tap out would be nice. Nevertheless, don't fret, here's the ultimate guide to picking up girls at clubs, so let's begin!

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