Posts from 3rd December 2006

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Dec 06

THE ADVERT CALENDAR OF ADVENT: 3: Coca-Cola

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HOLIDAYS ARE COMING!

Which means “HOLIDAYS ARE COMING” is coming.

I firmly expect to still be seeing this advert when all the oil has run out and trucks no longer exist, when our Robot overlords wake us up from out human battery state for just one hour every year which they will call Christmas and will show this damned Coca-Cola ad: burning all that power which they now get from our bumhole biomass. There is something evil and insipid about the white-bread, globalisation of a particular kind of Christmas inherent in this ad. Not to mention the infectious (in a bad way*) tune which will jingle down to the marrow leaving you a quivering sugary mess of caffeine powered sap.

We Always Knew Beth Ditto Was Cool!

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Good to see the NME catching up with us, it’s over four years since Tom and I saw The Gossip in Oxford, but the main reason for Beth’s coolness was her performance at the late lamented King of Corsica karaoke night, at the end of that tour, so here for your delectation and delight is her storming version of Son of a Preacher Man (with various FT staffers shouting the odds in the background!)