Amid the August horror, some quintessential silly season stories

1

James Argent (of Towie) was reported missing.

He had actually gone to the wrong airport. And lost his phone.

2

The Great British Bake Off Scandal of '14.

Literally hundreds of people complained.

3

Barack Obama admitted there was no anti-Isis strategy yet.

But more importantly, he wore a tan suit. The audacity of taupe.

4

David Cameron raised the UK terror threat level to severe.

But obviously everyone focused on an ink smudge on his lip.

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5

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married.

There is almost absolutely nothing else to remark.

6

The iPhone 6 didn't get released.

But it might soon!

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