If you’re a regular visitor to Standard Issue, you won’t need telling that we’re lucky enough to have a cracking team of contributors who we love dearly. We thought it was about time we let them introduce themselves properly. Say hello to Rachel Fairburn.
We set Rachel Fairburn the challenge of watching Christmas channels for as long as she could stomach it. She lasted six hours. But what a six hours… We’ll certainly take one of those hosepipes.
OK, so ‘❤️’ probably isn’t the right emoji here, but Rachel Fairburn sure has that fascination of the abomination going on. She’s not alone.
Think Halloween is just some Americanised tosh? Think again. Rachel Fairburn is a massive fan of celebrating life by celebrating what might lurk after it.
Twenty years ago today at Knebworth, Liam, Noel, Bonehead, Guigsy and Whitey confirmed Oasis’s all-too-fleeting status as the most popular British band since The Beatles. Rachel Fairburn is still feeling the love.
Award-winning and ground-breaking writer, actor and comedian Caroline Aherne has died. Fellow northern comedian Rachel Fairburn pays her respects to a rare talent.
History, instinct, a bad smell – loads of stuff leads us to make assumptions about our fellow humans. We should probably cease and desist, says Rachel Fairburn.
Rachel Fairburn celebrates the legacy left by Coronation Street creator Tony Warren, who died yesterday.
Need a plan for the weekend? Let Hannah Dolan make some suggestions.
Comedy, cinema and jumping in puddles? That’s the next few days sorted, says Hannah Dolan.