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Alastair Borthwick – writer and broadcaster

Alastair Borthwick was an author, journalist, broadcaster, and a radio/TV producer. He was a man of many talents, born in Rutherglen and wrote about the area for quite some time. One of his hits was his novel called “Always a Little Further,” which documented mountain climbing known to the area as it was published in 1939 and critically acclaimed by fans and critics. It also spoke on the middle working class and others in poverty in Glasgow and Clydebank as some had a small amount of money and had time to go mountain climbing. Alastair Borthwick’s novel would become a hit with his interpretation of the people in the area as it also portrayed the change that was occurring throughout Europe. His style of writing and humor would make “Always a Little Further” a smashing hit.

Descriptions and depictions of interactions with others helped the book climb the ladder of success, along with mountain climbing details in it. Prominent individual E.S. Eliot was the one to help put the book into publication and it has since then been on the market. Alastair Borthwick was raised at Glasgow at a young age and at 16 years old he chose to drop out of high school to become an editor and writer for multiple publications. Much of his writing was featured in the newspapers on weekly basis, one of the papers he wrote for had a section called the “Open Air Page” as it documented outdoor activities native to the area. One of the activities he most enjoyed was rock climbing, which he would later write about in his book.

Later Borthwick would work as a reporter, before getting cut, but this let him visit other areas and go into radio broadcasting. BBC had set aside 15 minutes for Alastair Borthwick to speak about rock climbing. Many witnessed that he had a gift for radio broadcasting with his charm and calm demeanor. The radio broadcaster would then serve in World War II as an intelligence officer and wrote a book about his experiences from the war. Alastair Borthwick would continue his career as a writer and broadcaster before dying in a nursing home in Beith. He always wanted to be remembered as a writer with his talent.

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Charlamagne Tha God Responds To Diss

 

Charlamagne Tha God was made it onto a record recently. He was one of the many people that were dissed by Eminem on his new album. Charlamagne Tha God was featured in the song The Ringer and not everything that was said about him was too flattering.

 

According to the song, Eminem said that Charlamagne was going to hate on what he said anyway so it does not matter what he says about him. According to Charlamagne Tha God, Eminem used one of his direct quotes in the song, so he is not going to consider it to be a diss. He is above hating but has stated that he does not care for the Revival track by Eminem. Read This Article for related information.

 

Eminem has been known to have some homophobic lines in his music and Charlamagne commented on them as well. While he was not directly affected by these lines there are many others that have been. He said that people do have freedom of speech and they can say what they want to.

 

Charlamagne also said that with the freedom of speech, people have the freedom to be offended. He said that when Eminem uses the homophobic words he is not just taking a shot at the person that he is mentioning. He is making fun of millions of people around the world. It does not seem like he really cares if he is offensive to that many people.

 

Charlamagne Tha God has also stated that he thinks it cool that he is noticed enough to have his named included in songs by well-known rappers. Earlier in his career, no one paid any attention to him. Now he is being dissed by a huge star in the rap world. According to Charlamagne Tha God, things are going well in his career to get this type of attention.

 

Watch Charlamagne’s video clip on http://www.cc.com/video-clips/a6xcye/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-charlamagne-tha-god—finding-success-in–black-privilege-.