BREAKING NEWS: D FOR DALRYMPLE’S MEEDJA BREAKTHROUGH

D for Dalrymple has hit the big time.

Look. This is my ‘hitting the big time’ face. (It is also my ‘hitting the bottle’ face, but I expect the two will go hand in hand as my fame increases and my personal and professional relationships, inevitably, disintegrate.)

Tomorrow, Saturday 21 January 2012, I make my sparkling media début on internationally renowned* cultural vehicle** Kiss My Arts****.

Yes. This is happening.

I don’t know. I think my voice is stupid too. Also the things it says.

No, I probably can’t get out of it at this stage. Sorry.

In tomorrow’s show, the lovely and intelligent Carrie Plitt will be taking a look at women’s writing. This is the extent of my knowledge as to context: for my part, I’ll be taking a look at the feminist response to D for Dalrymple fave Caitlin Moran‘s most recent oeuvre, How To Be A Woman.

If this isn’t enough to tempt you, Carrie’s other guest is the intimidatingly talented Abigail Tarttelin, who is guaranteed to be funnier, cleverer and more coherent than me.

I have been told that this is not a competition, so my pre-emptive surrender wasn’t strictly necessary, but I shall be wearing my lucky pants regardless. Both pairs.

The programme goes out live on NTS from 1 to 2 p.m.. Listen live online at NTS Live, or later on from the Kiss My Arts page.

To work! I plan to spend the rest of the evening practising my ‘radio’ voice. It could be a long night: currently I sound like the bastard four-year-old offspring of Joanna Lumley and Lloyd Grossman.

Finally, the recognition I’ve always dreamed of.

*community

** hipster radio show

*** it really is called Kiss My Arts

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About Christina Kenny

Christina Kenny is a music journalist based in London.
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