Saturday 16th is National Nothing Day, and we are celebrating the occasion with a new issue. Highlights in the issue include: A brand-new Lucy story, in which our lovelorn lass goes on a date with a boffin who believes that the universe is 99.99999% nothing, therefore the bit that isn't nothing should also be considered statistically nothing. Poems about dashing about, far-out Bob Ross, Irish coffee and hot pastrami, remains, potato mulch, and silence A neuropsychological exploration by Mr Hobbs of Milton Keynes And introducing Stinkpot and Dave Lucas, who drive about in a van looking for ways to make money Dreams, drawings, schemes and more The launch will be accompanied by a new song by the Original Beekeepers, "Purposeful Attempts to Do Nothing" What is National Nothing Day? It’s an "un-event" whose aim is to “provide people with one national day when they can just sit, without celebrating, observing or honouring anything” It was first proposed in 1972 b
In December the House of Three Cheers published Three Cheers for Fritters , in celebration of National Fritters Day on December 2nd. The publication was marked by several events including a pop-up shop at Alexandra Palace in North London and an impromptu flyby in Muswell Hill village centre , where booklets were distributed by a mysterious member of the House wearing a custom apron emblazoned with a fritter. It was a huge success and many more surprise events will be held to announce upcoming booklets. Here's the front cover of the booklet and the poster for the launch events: The booklet contained silly things on the theme of fritters. Here's a selection: In addition to the booklet, an EP of fritter music was created and released by The Original Beekepers . All in all, a frittertastic time was had by all!