“A mention in Private Eye
- a magazine that I, for one, have enjoyed reading over many years - is quite an accolade.
He revealed: "I've always fancied playing a private eye
, ever since I saw Jack Nicholson as Jake Gittes in Chinatown."
Adam Macqueen works for Private Eye
. His book is not so much a history of the magazine, as Patrick Marnham's was in 1982 to celebrate its 21st anniversary, as an alphabetical snapshot of events, written in the form of an encyclopaedia.
is a relatively small operation run from London offices with a permanent staff of about 20 and a "huge number" of freelancers.
Few of those whose scandals, gaffes and blunders have been ex-x posed this year have escaped mentions in the Private Eye
was founded by four old boys of Shrewsbury School--Christopher Booker (editor 1961-63), Paul Foot (nephew of the politician Michael Foot), Richard Ingrams (editor 1963-87) and Willie Rushton, all of whom had worked on the school magazine, The Salopian.
He has written for everybody, but most notably the satirical magazine Private Eye
where these sharp and funny parodies originated.
Paying tribute, Private Eye
editor Ian Hislop said: ``He was a tremendous journalist and he will be a huge loss.
The Pinkerton National Detective Agency's logo was a large unblinking eye, inspiring the term "private eye
." Pinkerton believed a good detective should have the following characteristics:
The idea is to insulate CEOs--under the privileged claim of attorney-client work product--from the hands-on private eye
work, some of which can be messy.
Somewhere between a real-life investigative reporter and a fictional private eye
(a composite of Spanish writer Manuel Vazquez Montalban and his character Pepe Carvalho comes to mind), Garaicoa tracks his subjects from one continent to another, prying into their pasts, analyzing their presents, imagining their futures with a compelling mix of determination and (self-) derision.
European systems integrator Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (CGEY) is facing a financial slapped wrist for a recent foray into less-than-conventional advertising methods, according to a recent story in satirical magazine Private Eye
Marcus suggests Randy hire a private eye
to find out if his wife is having an affair.
Author Cathy Cole's second novel - 'Skin Deep' - features the return of Nicola Sharpe, a crime-fighting private eye
Mancuso played a master-of-disguise private eye
, a fore-runner of his Stingray character a decade later.