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Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 1
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RUBRIC: welcome to the FreakyTrigger wing of a quiz sat for a hundred and funfty years by some lucky/isle of man schoolkids etc blah blah bloop. Themed sets of 10 questions each — a new one every day (or so). COLLABORATIN’ COMMENT CREW (C[…]

The Freaky Trigger Movie Poll 2018
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“Hi I am an absence of a framing device, and welcome to the annual Freaky Trigger Film and TV Polls”
Thanks, absence of a framing device and welcome to the fourth annual film poll and the second TV poll. The rules are simple – rank your top twe[…]

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The 20th Freaky Trigger Annual Between Christmas And New Year Pub Crawl: The Holloway Road Poker
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(A poker as in the kind that comes from a set with a shovel, and a brush that is more ornamental than useful when setting a fire)
Twenty years of the Freaky Trigger Annual Between Christmas And New Year Pub Crawl (or the #FTABCANYPC) and this year we[…]

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Omargeddon #5: Cryptomnesia
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Most Omar Rodríguez-López albums are released under his name, but there a few variations: El Trío de Omar Rodríguez-López, the Omar Rodríguez-López Quartet, the Omar Rodríguez-López Quintet, and when touring, the Omar Rodríguez-López Group[…]

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when the gang chooses you: or how the
puffin club turned me into a punk rocker
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This is[…]

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The Freaky Trigger Readers’ Poll 2018
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“Greetings, I am the renowned, cross-eyed clairvoyant, Mystic Meg. I’m here, to predict, in a deliberately awkward intonation, that the numbers 3826546, and i, and the colour “bergerac”, will be impoooortant. People who stock […]

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Omargeddon #4: Weekly Mansions
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I’ve been stuck in a funk of late. Sadly, not a George Clinton-flavoured funk, but a stank, stuck funk of my own making. My compulsive need to trace the original sources for all the revised riffs, beats, and samples that crop up in later Omar Rodr[…]

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the other kind of industrial
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“ITES, REEL”
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Being a melancholy appreciation on his passing of this nation’s pioneering reggae writer: the great PENNY REEL
“Sing great song, down inna Babylon, show them your culture, down inna Babylon”
— ‘M.P.L.A.’, Tapper Zukie
It was October 1978[…]

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how not to write about jazz, probably
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A week […]

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