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Impaled

Gweilo Diaries reports: "Hong Kong is abuzz with word that the ... debut issue of Hong Kong's newest weekly magazine, Spike, will appear this Friday."

He concludes: "The magazine is bound to be utter crap ... which, in Hong Kong's English language market, should ensure that it's a smashing success."

Well, have a look at the cover of Spike's preview issue.

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Now check out the cover of the latest issue of Private Eye, the grand old lady of British satirical magazines.

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Hmm. And what about this:

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It's the home page of Spiked, a UK-based political commentary website. Take a closer look at their logo.

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Hmm.

Private Eye is here.
Spiked is here.
Spike Hong Kong is here.

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