Archives – 2000 – November  

BRYAN FERRY – From Roxy Music to Poxy Music
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BRYAN FERRY – From Roxy Music to Poxy Music
It?s a conundrum. The organisers of Miss World 2000, looking through their post-ironic lenses, have to choose a venue, a host and a musical star for their event. Of course, this year’s Miss Wo[…]

THOMAS DOLBY – “She Blinded Me With Science”
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THOMAS DOLBY – “She Blinded Me With Science”
Time has been harsh to Mr Dolby. Not only has he been usurped by THX in all but the most flea-bitten of cinema’s but now rock history sees him as the poor mans Howard Jones. And con[…]

TORTURED BY DWIGHT
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TORTURED BY DWIGHT
Forced hiatus chaps. Just as I was getting into my science stride. Ah well, “Clouds Across The Moon”, and “She Blinded Me With Science” will have to wait. I have just escaped from being kidnapped and torture[…]

SONGS ABOUT SPACEMEN
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SONGS ABOUT SPACEMEN
Y’see the clever thing is that people from space are called Spacemen. But in the hippy dippy parlance of the sixties both the worlds “Man” and Spaced” were commonly used shortcuts to saying “A person[…]

DR. TANYA LOOKS AT SPECULATIVE POP
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DR. TANYA LOOKS AT SPECULATIVE POP
H.G. Wells’ “Things To Come” was a seminal piece of work which predicted much of todays reality way back in the 1920’s. Whilst the film version is a bit pervy (in a 1930’s sort of way) […]

DR. TANYA’S WORLD OF BIOLOGY…. “Trouble” – Coldplay
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DR. TANYA’S WORLD OF BIOLOGY….
“Trouble” – Coldplay
Too right you’re in trouble, my lad, for your pitiful knowledge of the animal kingdom, sub-section arachnids. If you are in the “centre” of a web, the[…]

DR TANYA LOOKS AT THE SCIENCE IN…. “Save The Best Til Last” – Vanessa Williams
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DR TANYA LOOKS AT THE SCIENCE IN….
“Save The Best Til Last” – Vanessa Williams
“Sometimes the snow comes down in June”
You cannot argue with this one. Sure, those of us in the Northern Hemisphere may mope that its […]

THE APPLIANCE OF SCIENCE
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THE APPLIANCE OF SCIENCE
This site is not called I Hate Science. I think, in general, that science is a rather good thing, especially in the field of medical advances. I am not even anti-cloning – since the music industry succeeded in this fiel[…]

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  1. I'm not sure those exist. Perhaps a better way to phrase it would be "Happy to see Cerebus discussed again,…

  2. Thanks for writing these. It's nice to see some critical re-examination of the significant virtues of Cerebus, now that Sim…

  3. That's interesting too - slight embarassment to admit I've never read Berserk, I guess because when I was initially getting…