Christopher Fowler
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Film & Media
As I zip around looking for fresh influences to write about, I make notes of what's happening in the world. As a regular feature in my short story collections I would start with a round-up of news items I found funny/ tragic/ insulting. I continued the habit for five or six books. Here's an mix of some of the items and juxtapositions that struck me. If they seem especially hard on Britain and the…