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In November 2004 Blog Seven was a blog about the dead
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In November 2004 Blog Seven was a blog about the dead[…]

I expected badness from the new version of The Manchurian Candidate
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I expected badness from the new version of The Manchurian Candidate. I expected the ground to shift to corporations, attempts at satirising US politics and a watering down of the po-faced conspiracy side to accommodate a modern thriller plot. I was r[…]

The Long Game
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The Long Game
Repentance – of the non-trivial – strikes me as a human rarity. Read a piece in the Guardian about Josef Mengele the other day, living out his days eating with a dwindling band of ex-pat sympathisers, grousing about the poor[…]

History Today
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History Today
Wanting to ‘take the temperature’ of the discipline I picked up the latest issue of this worthy magazine. Wasn’t very impressed. Very dry, very British, rather too military. The best article by far was on conscientious[…]

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The Romans
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The Romans
The Romans is another Dr. Who historical story, as clownish and clumsy as The Aztecs is weighty and intelligent. The show is a wretched mix of leaden drama (the most unconvincing gladiator fighting you’ll ever see) and feeble slapst[…]

OUR CHIP’S BIGGER THAN YOURS
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OUR CHIP’S BIGGER THAN YOURS! Blah blah Playstation 3 chip announced, blah blah 16 trillion floating point operations per second, blah blah bells and whistles blah blah….
I won’t care until they start talking in TERAFLOPS! Computer […]

Pub Science Experiment #1 Pub 2: The Railway Tavern, Globe Road E2
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Pub Science Experiment #1
Pub 2: The Railway Tavern, Globe Road E2
Category: Railway
Bang goes one side-theory: that these places would all be super-quick to get to because they’re all near stations. The Railway is only a five minute walk from […]

We’re far too lazy
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We’re far too lazy/jaded/secretly into Bennet to do the ‘clever writing about pop’ thing any more, so it’s a good thing that some people still manage it.[…]

I’LL HAVE A PEE PLEASE BOB
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I’LL HAVE A PEE PLEASE BOB
Possibly the oldest quiz machine still in existence found in the Grafton Arms on Grafton Way on Friday night. Instead of the gurning faces of Messers Tarrant (Millionaire) and Foxy (Pepsi Chart), we instead had the be[…]

Save the Cheeky Girls!
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Save the Cheeky Girls!
There are two good reasons why this single must come out.
i. The Cheeky Girls are exactly tawdry enough for Christmas (and NO OTHER time of year, bog off Cheeky Flamenco et al.). “Have A Cheeky Christmas” slowly rev[…]

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