Archives – 2001 – June  

THE INCONSISTENT BEATLES
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You know, being the most respected rock’n’roll band that ever existed must have been a difficult gig. Not only were they constantly tortured by the self knowledge that they were actually crap, but the Beatles also had to suffer from their[…]

PAUL McCARTNEY GETS THE HORN
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PAUL McCARTNEY GETS THE HORN
(SCENE: PAUL and LINDA are standing next to a road.)
PAUL: Why dont we do it in the road?
LINDA: You what?
PAUL: Why don’t we do it in the road?
LINDA: “Do it”???! You mean shag? In the road? You may be […]

POLYMATHS IN POP
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POLYMATHS IN POP
It is rare that someone who is talented in one artistic field is able to build a reputation in an unrelated area of art. So imagine an artiste who is both an accomplished confessional singer songwriter and painter. Got that? Okay, no[…]

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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…