Archives – 2007 – September  

The FreakyTrigger Top 25 Brands: 17: THE OFFICERS CLUB
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Fashion brands come and go but for the non-fashion-literate the world of clothing can be a baffling and intimidating one. As a marketing professional I could probably outline the distinctive brand values of Top Man, Gap or Uniqlo – as a prospec[…]

Good Comics Blogs!
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The Savage Critic is a group comics weblog which is well worth reading if you’re into the things (of course if you’re into the things you already know about it). Douglas Wolk, of occasional ILX and music writing note, writes for it occasi[…]


THE FT TOP 100 SONGS 51. WHIGFIELD- “Think Of You”
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What do I think of when I think of “Think Of You”?
Sadly, the answer is “Saturday Night”. You can’t talk about Whigfield without talking about “Saturday Night”, and the problem with that is that in the end &[…]

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The Shorter Oxford Dictionary has published its sixth edition, and as well as a lengthy revamp of the “pie” entry the new version boasts the usual compliment of moreish new words, some of which are detailed in this Time article. Why are […]

Pop Open Week 9
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The Pop Open returns with four tracks on the theme “fifties and before”. 

Please don’t reveal anything about the tracks in the comments box! If you want to play in the Pop Open, go here.[…]

Tanya’s Hot Date With… Sean Kingston
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Online dating is a wonderful thing…
Sensitive young man into eating, singing like a girl and the outdoors would like to meet an ugly girl, any age, any race just NOT BEAUTIFUL.
Hi Seany, tell me more about yrself. I am in my[…]

Cookie Pussy
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This is one of those posts where yr well aware that every single blogger in the country is going to be asking the same question and yet ask you must, viz:
Blue Peter changing the results of its online poll: so that a cat online readers wanted called […]

I WAS A GOBLIN: Herd mentalities
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One of the great corny running jokes in the early days of gaming was the idea of a game in which people would play white-collar workers. The standard format of the gag would involve a bunch of dwarves or elves sitting round a gaming table making “s[…]

Character Witnesses
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Agatha Christie’s “Evil Under The Sun” and Georges Simenon’s “Maigret And The Old Lady” have a few things in common: seasides, murder, and a lady whose intelligence and good company charms the detective even though[…]

Small yellow flowers made of cheese
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Ever felt your cheese platters to be somewhat lacking? But you never knew why? The answer is to hand: you were missing a Girolle! The Girolle is a device used to curl “Tete de Moine” (me neither) cheese into beautiful rosettes and if the […]


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