FT – Comments

Nov 15

thanks for the “M”-ories (14 comments) LRB essay on Bond and Fleming (subscription only I'm afraid): http://www.lrb.co.uk/v37/n23/christian-lorentzen/bang-bang-kiss-kiss It spends too much time on the film -- which … pˆnk s lord sükråt cunctør

Nov 15

Popular ’80 (291 comments) Time flies. Two of them. With a stopwatch. Oh, hi. We are back to the sandpit that is the TOTP studio … Mark G
S CLUB 7 – “Don’t Stop Movin’” (72 comments) Incidentally the longest drought there's been while I've been here has been the 77-day intermission between 'Mr Blobby' and Take … Lazarus
EMINEM – “The Real Slim Shady” (100 comments) Claiming Eminem was the first horror-rapper is like claiming Elvis was the first rock'n'roller: the barest bit of research reveals … Tommy Mack

Nov 15

TINA CHARLES – “I Love To Love” (76 comments) I'll never look at this record in the same way again after having watched "River", a TV series I thought … Jimmy the Swede
ABBA – “Super Trouper” (51 comments) Similar to Head Over Heels (a 1982 single!) popping up in the 1977ish The Kennedys recently. Adam Puke
T’PAU – “China In Your Hand” (65 comments) “I was in a coma. They played me China in Your Hand and that’s what brought me out of it.” http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/nov/10/how-we-made-china-in-your-hand-tpau-pop-and-rock Steve Mannion

Nov 15

revisiting spectreville (1 comment) The ableism is still there in Sebastian Faulks's Bond novel, Devil May Care - the bad guy has a "monkey … DietMondrian

Nov 15

PINK FLOYD – “Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)” (73 comments) Even as a big Pink Floyd fan, I've never gelled with this one. Maybe it's the sledgehammer politics, maybe it's … cryptopian
Going Back To My Routes: Johto (8 comments) great article Techician

Nov 15

THE BEE GEES – “Night Fever” (219 comments) I've recommended DJDiscoCatV2's 'Disco Purrfection' mixes to Popular before, but his/her just-released mix of 'Stayin' Alive' is probably the … swanstep

Nov 15

Blog ’92: Introduction (16 comments) Científico de vocación, a Buceta no le ha convencido la tranquilidad que quiere transmitir la carta del presidente del Consejo … AubreyPlate

Nov 15

DESTINY’S CHILD – “Independent Women, Part 1″ (78 comments) (Trying there to shoehorn Adele into what is basically a Canadian takeover.) Ed

Nov 15

SPECTRE vs Trifecta (1 comment) This film was exactly as bad as 23 other films: 24 thumbs down. pˆnk s lord sükråt cunctør

Nov 15

RIGHT SAID FRED – “Deeply Dippy” (120 comments) Just watched an old TOTP2 on Tivo while trying to get a teething Baby Mack to take a nap...RSF on … Tommy Mack

Nov 15

A Great Big Clipper Ship (124 comments) @122 yep, that is incredible. The bit about drawing circles around the marks out of ten is the precise nadir … Pink champale
HEAR’SAY – “Pure And Simple” (57 comments) The anthem of Year 7. I was, I think, Danny in our stage school's production of this that summer, whichever one … Billy Hicks

Nov 15

THE CROWD – “You’ll Never Walk Alone” (113 comments) Fire's been referred to the IPCC - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/nov/06/west-yorkshire-police-ipcc-1985-bradford-city-fire sbahnhof

Nov 15

DESTINYS CHILD – “Survivor” (60 comments) As I often don't, I had never really listened to the lyrics closely or known the backstory to this song, … mapman132
CULTURE CLUB – “Karma Chameleon” (63 comments) Red, gold, and green were the 'gay colors' of the 1980s. Use of the colors in the song represents the … Elise M.