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Rob Furber

Sabotaging since 3 Mar 2010

A journalist for over 16 years, Rob currently works as a freelance sports, travel and lifestyle writer and sub-editor. From the case for drug-assisted sport to the uncensored truth about stag dos, his wry, insightful scribings have appeared in some of the UK’s top news-stand titles including Britain’s number one women’s magazine, ‘Glamour’, ‘Arena’, ‘Maxim’ and new dad’s bible ‘FQ’. As a sub-editor he helps power out the pages of numerous high profile sports publications including the official Olympic magazine, ‘Olympic Review’. Rob is also a reality tv betting expert and writes for www.EntertainmentOdds.com.

My Articles

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Music

RIP Kurt Cobain: The Journey To The Nirvana Frontman’s Shrine

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. As a dedicated fan I recently visited the Seattle park that has become a shrine to his memory to contemplate the Nirvana frontman’s legacy.

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Life

A Journey Inside The World Of Human Cryogenics

Billionaire business man Dmitry Itskov recently set up an immortality research centre. He should’ve just taken a step inside the Cryonics Institute in Michigan, where the super rich stick their bodies in the freezer until science can cure them of death.

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Sport

The Six Greatest Sides Never To Win the World Cup

Eusebio in ’66, Cruyff in ’74, Socrates in ’82. They may not have won the Jules Rimet but they stole our hearts

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TV

The Dangers Of Daytime TV

Among the many plus points of working from home, a dangerous intruder lurks nearby. I speak of course of daytime TV, a wasteland of feral chavs, middle-aged women talking about their muffs and Noel Edmonds.

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Hardware

Why Twitter Sucks

My relationship with Twitter is one of necessity and nothing more. It offers little in the way of intellectual betterment and I’m sick of people like Warne and Hurley banging on…

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Life

Dont Ask Me About My Friggin Weekend

Why fill your weekend with charity bike rides, wine bar openings and weddings when you can sit back, stop living in denial and accept the futility of your own existence?

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Film

Celebrity Big Brother: ‘Bad Bobby’ Escapes The Chop

Loudmouth Sally Bercow becomes the first inmate to be evicted from the newly revamped Celebrity Big Brother. But does anyone give a shit?

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Football

Why England Can’t Enjoy Being The World’s Number One Test Team

Why do we look at other sides shortcomings instead of our own greatness? Is English cricket too neurotic to enjoy being the best in the world?

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Life

Internet Forums: Only For The Quick Witted and Thick Skinned

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s no denying we’ve all entered into transatlantic pissing contests on internet forums. If you ask me, it’s where all the cool people hang out…

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Football

Copa America: Can Lionel Messi Lead Argentina’s Bridesmaids To The Altar?

Perennial underachievers Argentina have had to watch Brazil win two World Cups and four Copa Americas since they last won it 1993, will the plan to play like Barcelona bear fruit?

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Life

Internet Addict?

Sent all your emails, checked your facebook, tweeted something funny and watched that sick video on Sabotage? Then you might get round to getting out of bed.

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Film

6 Adverts To Avoid Like The Plague

It’s Awards season, when Gervais gets to slag off Hollywood and you stare bemused as Take That walk away with the Best Group award at The Brits. But how about some awards that really matter: to those nauseating, ire-inducing, pointless pieces of guff that spoil our televisual enjoyment of an evening, and test our will to live?

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Film

The Tyranny of X Factor

X-Factor is not entertainment, it’s Jeremy Kyle with a backing track. The most worrying thing is, the nation can’t get enough of it.

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Football

Hello, My Name’s Rob And I’m Addicted to Sport on TV

I don’t get people who don’t enjoy sport. Never have. Never will. How empty must their lives be? Sport is everything; without it, there’s just no point.

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