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Hauntography: A School Story
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Here is a link to the story, which you might want to read instead of the first 900 words of this and here is a link to a word about our Hauntography project.
Firstly, mostly to get them out of the way, two boring anecdotes.
Semi-irrelevant anecdote #[…]

Pop World Cup – Radio Roundup 4
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Group D sees our first taste of scandal as Peter Baran questions the ancestral authenticity of the German entry, Heinz, whose fuzzy guitar rock paces Australia’s Sneaky Sound System step for step. And drugs – they aren’t unknown on […]

Pop World Cup 2010: Group F – New Zealand 3 Slovakia 1
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The second group F game sees New Zealand and Slovakia go head to head – two Pop World Cup unknowns making their debut on the biggest stage. Both have gone for experienced managers, Steve Mannion in the Kiwis’ dugout while Julio de Souza s[…]

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I Barely Knew ‘im!
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Cam Gigandet (did I stutter?) started out as a young hunk on the Young and the Restless, moved on to playing a young hunk on the OC, kicked off his movie career as young hunk James in Twilight, and now turns up as a young hunk with blindingly white […]

Pop World Cup 2010: Group F – Italy 0 Paraguay 0
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Group F’s opener sees Paraguay, managed by Talia, take on Marna’s Italy side. Both these teams came bottom of their groups at the last Pop World Cup – while it’s probably fair to say pop minnows Paraguay will be looking to enj[…]

Pop World Cup – Radio Roundup 3
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The Group of Death! Or is it? After an inconclusive start to the Group B battle, Peter Baran (doing double duty as manager of Team USA) and Roger Bozack are joined in the booth by the manager of the Slovenian side, Kat Stevens, as we take in all the […]

Pop World Cup 2010: Group E – Cameroon 1 Japan 1
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It’s been a good tournament for the African sides so far: but Cameroon’s Weston Debevec has a very tough opening game against pop sleeping giant Japan, managed by Dasal Abayaratne.
You have until midnight on the 1st March to vote in this […]

and the hotly fought title of ‘most olive-y olive spread’ goes to
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…Tesco’s Finest Greek Olive spread.
I hate Tesco for making terrible, flavourless food and being ten minutes closer to my work than Sainsburys, thus far more likely to be my despondent lunch venue of choice but this is basically like a gr[…]

Pop World Cup 2010: Group E – Denmark 1 Holland 4
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Group E of the Pop World Cup brings us our first all-European match of the tournament: Holland take on Denmark in this opening game. The Dutch have a poor recent record at international pop and will be looking to manager Iain Forrester to revive thei[…]

Pop World Cup – Radio Roundup 2
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Peter Baran and Roger Bozack re-ensconce themselves in the booth with all the action and results from Group B’s first round of matches – Argentina v Nigeria and Greece v South Korea. We hear from Giorgios Mais, 4Minute, Entre Rios, and D&[…]

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