Liam O'Dell, indy100

Liam O'Dell

indy100

United Kingdom

Contact Liam

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • indy100
Past:
  • The Independent
  • The Limping Chicken

Recent articles by Liam:

‘Thanks, Pfizer’ becomes a meme as anti-vaxxer tries to blame vaccine for spasms

A resurfaced video in which a US woman appears to suggest the Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus has caused her legs to shake violently and uncontrollably, has gone viral on Twitter this weekend, with many mocking the American’s assertion.User Angelia Desselle, who considers herself an “advocator fo... → Read More

This AI reimagining of Family Guy as an 80s sitcom is haunting the internet

It seems today, that all you see… are people making weird things with AI, including one which reimagines Seth Macfarlane’s popular animated comedy series Family Guy as a family sitcom from the 80s.The fabricated title sequence, created by and uploaded to the YouTube channel Lyrical Realms, opens wit... → Read More

Pink Floyd fans get angry at ‘woke’ rainbow, forgetting band’s famous album artwork

It’s arguably one of the most recognisable album covers of all-time, but it seems some fans of the psychedelic band Pink Floyd have forgotten all about The Dark Side of the Moon and have gotten angry about a “woke” rainbow instead.The band’s eight record, released by the British group all the way ba... → Read More

All the scandals and controversies the Tories have already given us in 2023

January isn’t even over yet, and the Conservative Party has kindly given us a handful of political scandals and controversies to deal with already – in a way which is less ‘new year, new me’ and more ‘same mistakes, same Tories’.In this weekend alone we’ve had a double whammy of troubling blunders, ... → Read More

House speaker Kevin McCarthy tweets ‘back the blue’

Not long after his marathon campaign to become the next House speaker concluded after 15 rounds of voting, Republican Kevin McCarthy is once again being ridiculed for his political actions.This time, on his ‘SpeakerMcCarthy’ Twitter account, the California representative simply tweeted “back the blu... → Read More

What’s Boris Johnson been accused of this time?

It’s only been four months since Boris Johnson finally left the job of prime minister, and yet he’s still being marred by multiple scandals – from allegedly being part of the “most unsocially distanced party in the UK right now” during lockdown to allegations he recommended a friend for the role of ... → Read More

Ex-NFL star slammed for killing mountain lion which ‘wreaked havoc’ on neighbourhood

Former NFL player Derek Wolfe has been slammed on social media this week, after sharing a photo revealing he had shot and killed a mountain lion out in Colorado.Wolfe, who retired in July last year, played for both the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens during his time in the NFL, and now spends a ... → Read More

Anti-vaxxer tries to blame Pfizer vaccine for spasms

A resurfaced video in which a US woman appears to suggest the Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus has caused her legs to shake violently and uncontrollably, has gone viral on Twitter this weekend, with many mocking the American’s assertion.User Angelia Desselle, who considers herself an “advocator fo... → Read More

Bizarre song from the World Economic Forum is the funniest thing you'll see today

The World Economic Forum in Davos has quite the reputation for gathering industry and policy bigwigs together to discuss serious topics such as the climate crisis, as well as sharing ideas on pressing issues… and listen to weird singing, apparently.Singer-songwriter Achinoam Nini (also known as Noa)... → Read More

Someone is willing to pay more than £23,000 for an 'original’ Mr Blobby costume

Mr Blobby is like a pink, spotted Marmite – you either love or hate the chaotic comedy character who dominated television in the 90s. And now, if you’ve got well over £23,000 to spare, you can buy one of the ‘original’ costumes.The item, currently on sale on eBay until next Thursday, is being sold b... → Read More

Tory MP Lee Anderson now wants to take on an anti-Brexit campaigner in a boxing match

The embarrassing and ridiculous lengths Tory MP Lee Anderson will go to in order to make a political point is truly a sight to behold, and his latest comments have seen him challenge prominent anti-Brexit campaigner Steve Bray to a boxing match.Yes, really.The Ashfield MP, branded ‘30p Lee’ by criti... → Read More

Sajid Javid calls for charges for GP visits

Amid increasing pressures on an NHS in crisis, former health secretary Sajid Javid has called for the introduction of “co-payments” for patients attending GP appointments and making a trip to A&E; – and of course, many people aren’t happy.Writing for The Times on Friday, after nurses went on strike ... → Read More

Martin Lewis shares hilarious water bowl trick to 'freeze spending'

Money-saving expert and campaigner Martin Lewis has been a reassuring voice and all-round Good Egg amid the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, but on top of being incredibly serious when it comes to the challenges we’re all facing, Tuesday’s episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show proved he also has a se... → Read More

Andy Murray still had energy to make d*** jokes after marathon Australian Open match

Scottish tennis player Andy Murray played the longest match of his entire career on Thursday, finishing up a second-round contest in the Australian Open at just after 4am GMT, yet still he managed to rustle up the energy to crack a joke in a post-match interview.Murray defeated Aussie player Thanasi... → Read More

Iconic YouTuber Charlie McDonnell’s return to the platform is all kinds of wholesome

In a YouTube comeback we didn’t see coming, classic content creator Charlie McDonnell (also known by her online alias “charlieissocoollike”) has returned to the platform with a reintroduction video after coming out as a trans woman – and it’s rather wonderful.McDonnell - who found fame on YouTube th... → Read More

Greta Thunberg rips into 'completely ridiculous' decision over COP28 host

Not long after Qatar came under fire for its hosting of the World Cup despite its worrying human rights record, another Middle Eastern country is controversially hosting an event which some might say they aren’t particularly suitable for – and climate activist Greta Thunberg isn’t happy.The United N... → Read More

Marginal Tory seats reportedly told to ditch ‘levelling up’

Let’s face it: many of us haven’t the faintest idea exactly what “levelling up” entails beyond perhaps a vague notion of improving opportunities across the UK. Thankfully, Tory MPs in marginal seats are reportedly being encouraged to ditch the lingo from the Boris Johnson premiership because “no one... → Read More

Lewis Capaldi’s response to having things thrown at him on tour is too iconic

Once again, “Someone You Loved” singer Lewis Capaldi is proving that if he wasn’t an incredible musician, he could probably make it as a hilarious stand-up comedian – after someone threw the Scottish artist a bra during his show in Leeds on Saturday.Capaldi is currently touring the UK ahead of the r... → Read More

Conspiracist Marjorie Taylor Greene's actually on the Homeland Security Committee now

If you thought that the marathon vote to elect Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House would be the only ridiculous thing to emerge out of the US Congress this month, then you’d be wrong, as Republican and far-right conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene has just been put forward for the Homeland... → Read More

Jeremy Clarkson fans cancel Amazon subscription in response to Meghan Markle row

Staunch critics of so-called ‘cancel culture’ are this week demonstrating their dislike of people boycotting problematic individuals and businesses – by cancelling their Amazon Prime subscriptions in protest at the online retailer ‘cutting ties’ with The Grand Tour star Jeremy Clarkson.Variety repor... → Read More