Food and culture are discussed; contributors comment on celebrity chefs, obesity and the concept of food as entertainment.
The modern media is discussed; contributors comment on the media's current obsession with the cult of celebrity.
Britain's "nanny state" is discussed; contributors comment on constant surveillance and government intervention in people's diets.
The changing role of women in society and increasing equality of the sexes.
Topics moaned about include coffee bars, keep-fit fads, banks and discos.
The impact of technology; built-in obsolescence; people who talk loudly on mobile phones.
John Peel, Rick Wakeman, Will Self and Bob Geldof complain about such evils of modern life as designer labels, body-piercing, fast food and call centres.