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News Knight. Me and Alan thought it wasn’t bad. Tell us we were wrong.[…]

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Fopp Flop!
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So farewell then Fopp! We knew you so shortly in London, with you nice big store being open all of nine months. Why only on Wednesday I was in there, returning some books – not knowing that the money I extracted out of them was coming from the […]

Clean Yr Head While Asleep: THE BRILLO PILLOW
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No: Don’t be stupid. Using a giant scouring pad with super cheap soap imbedded inside as a pillow would both be
a) uncomfortable, and
b) a rubbish way to clear your head.
However, what if you problem is not night-time head cleaning, but a hot h[…]

Let’s Make Glastonbury Better!
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It’s amazing how ideas come to you sometimes. There I was, surrounded by mud and rain and more mud, cursing the lack of urinal at the top of the New Band Tent (call it by it’s name) Field when it suddenly struck me. All the issues I had[…]

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Pac Man: The Movie.
Makes as much sense as the Doom one.[…]

Gross Stupidity pt 2
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Those of us who have enjoyed the many varied series of 24 have been sad to see its decline this year. But maybe it is just as well. This season the torture porn was scaled back a touch, in favour self mutilation (people chopping off their own hands f[…]

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They Are Coming For Our Kids
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Why is pornography on the top shelf of a newsagents? Why are skin flicks on late at night? Why has Bob Dylan got a face that would scare off any babe-in-arms?
SIMPLE: TO KEEP THIS SICK FILTH AWAY FROM OUR CHILDREN.
I also used to think this was why t[…]

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KITAN on the KEYS: a bad pianist’s practice diary #1
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today was xi and x and nothing else [see here for haha key]:
the bach i just played through twice — it’s just like a computergame, how far can i get before i get zapped (by my own fumbly fingers partly, but also by failing to look ahead a[…]

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FT Periodic Table: Element 4: POP
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Pop. It is what Freaky Trigger was about. Here, have a look at some of the early articles (COO-EE Who remembers INDIESHITE!). It was Tom Ewing’s pop fanzine, when suddenly fanzine became websites. It was quite a reputable one too. We had favourable[…]

Pop Open Week 3
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This week’s theme is INJUSTICE. If you want to join in with the voting and discussion, go here. If you know what a track is, please don’t let on![…]

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