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AROOGAH! Asparagus!!
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Hurrah! For, lo, it is asparagus season again, which coincided nicely with our weekend visit to Arbutus in Soho (srsly, go there, you can have two amazing courses and good wine for like £30 a head which is barely more than a curry in town these days[…]

Tanya’s Army Of Awfulness: Carcass – CORPORAL JIGSORE QUANDARY
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There are only two songs I could find that mentioned Corporals, and since my views on Pink Floyd seem adequately covered*, I would rather look at Carcass. Initially though I thought there would be little to say about the Napalm Death spin-off band wh[…]

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But Everyone Knows The Thing Is Circumsized
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When old and new media colide. I think that someone in charge of the Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer (clearly problems occur when you call it Fantastic 4 2) Myspace page may need to rethink the tagline on this image.

Hmm, Animated Fantasti[…]

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Tanya’s Army Of Awfulness: PRIVATE DANCER
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“God help us if there is a war”, my father used to say looking at Top Of The Pops on television. I could no hear him of course, as I had my fingers in my ears to protect them from the Saville peddled filth, but I could lip read and did no[…]

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Focus Group 11 – JOJO
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JOJO – “Too Little Too Late” – Score: 4.56 (10th) – Controversy: 2.40 (18th)
(Females: 12th. Males: 8th. Under 30s: 7th. Over 30s: 11th.)
Most like: Avril Lavigne. Most unlike: Maximo Park (more…)[…]

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The Universal Declaration Of Robot Rights
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Scientists are being naive in saying that the government report on granting rights to robots is a waste of time. But then scientists are always the last people to apologise when their wacky projects accidentally end up grafting intelligent robotic ar[…]

Poptimism – Lesson Thirty Six
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Ao Limite Eu Vou – NonStop (Misbehavin’ Rap Mix)
Me And My Imagination – Sophie Ellis-Bextor (Tony Lamezma Remix)
Super Star – S.H.E
Love Today – Mika (Rob Mello Remix)
Please – Robert Smith & Paul Hartnoll
He[…]

BEAT THE BOSS
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Working from home yesterday afternoon I happened to catch this FANTASTIC PROGRAMME on CBBC. Here is the premise: a group of bright kids, and a group of businessmen, compete on a new product design brief – in the episode I saw yesterday this was[…]

Mile High Club Special: NO VIRGINS ON BA!
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Sex in plane toilets be damned lest CSI: New York’s next Blue Ice story be turned into a rape thriller. No, no, though it really does happen occasionally. This story is about CENSORSHIP. Airlines were wary to show Airport’77, Airport&#821[…]

Fat Is The New Thick
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Things that struck me on reading this Observer article yesterday:

Businessman hired to be hard-nosed and callous on TV lives up to stereotype shocker! (I am not sure how good the “It’s his job to be a knob” argument actually is, bu[…]

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