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In December 2004 Blog Seven was a weblog about Christmas.
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In December 2004 Blog Seven was a weblog about Christmas.[…]

The London Pub
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The London Pub
I have made no secret of the fact that I’ve wanted to go to the London Pub (on Southampton Row I think, though I’m not totally sure) for AGES. Anything that brazenly named has to be worth a look.
It’s as strange and a[…]

What WERE We Thinking?
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What WERE We Thinking?
What’s coming up next year, then?
i) The Freaky Trigger Top 100 Songs of all Time. Determined on Wednesday night using our impeccable scientific method, this should surprise, delight* and prove a handy source of low-imagi[…]

“In my box are such delights…”
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“In my box are such delights…” (Part 3 of 3)
It may be a conservative programme that’s responding to a vanished world, but that doesn’t mean The Box Of Delights is bad television. In my view it sidesteps its potential pi[…]

The White Hart, Drury Lane
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The White Hart, Drury Lane
The initial stop on yesterday’s pub crawl claims to be the oldest licenced premises in London. But evidence for its antiquity is in short supply – it’s been refitted three times in the last decade and whil[…]

Jesus Shit, yet again.
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Jesus Shit, yet again.
Raymond and I were walking from Nathan Phillips Sqaure towards Dundas in downtown Toronto last night, talking about things we usually talk about, rambling about a newish city—when we walked past the Marriot (owned by the […]

Freaky Trigger End Of Year Pick N Mix
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January
Death Cab: “Boo fucking hoo”
Romo: “how elastic the human mind can be when it’s decided it wants to like something”
February
Super Bowl Halftime Show: “the car commercial featuring Metal Machine Music and g[…]

FT TOP 100 FILMS 1: SPY KIDS
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Finally, and apologies for lateness which was caused by a fire at my workplace. (I did not start the fire. It was always burning since the world was turning.)

FT TOP 100 FILMS
1: SPY KIDS
Martin Skidmore says:
This list was put together in the last […]

Psycho+Logical/Uncle Howie Records Sampler
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We don’t often talk about covermount CDs here, and I suppose most of them aren’t worth a lot of attention, but I have one here that made me go out and buy a few albums by the people on it, so I think it’s worth highlighting here.
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Boxing Gorilla!
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Boxing Gorilla!
Not much needs saying about this. It’s from 1951-53. It was brought to my attention by Dom Passantino, but originally rediscovered by RealInMemphis.co.uk. Note the second match on the bill…[…]

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