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After two weeks in the wilderness
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After two weeks in the wilderness…Pop Eye returns just as the UK charts suddenly get rather good. Pete tells you what you need to know? Does this mean Dr. Pop, Tanya and Duel Of The Dead can be far behind? Um ah…..watch this space.[…]

Am I Cool Or Not?
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Am I Cool Or Not?: the long-awaited results of Celebrity Am I Cool Or Not![…]

Hold the front page! Pete in hand-washing-in-pub-toilet shocker!
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Hold the front page! Pete in hand-washing-in-pub-toilet shocker! I didn’t think men actually washed their hands in pub toilets. Or at all. I am pleasantly surprised…. and somewhat disbelieving.I would just add that in the absence of a rol[…]

Look how keen new publoggers can be.
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Look how keen new publoggers can be. This masterpiece of hand dryers is by soon to be invited Dave Boyle – who some of you may remember from the Blue Posts pub-crawl. (Memo to self – pub of failure needs doing one day).
Proof, it it were […]

Lies, Damn Lies and….
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Lies, Damn Lies and….
They say that statistics are useless without proper analysis – however I think there is a certain beauty in this following set (courtesy of John McGhee – official FT pop statistician). However if you want to a[…]

Last one in the pub is a rotten egg
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Last one in the pub is a rotten egg I would maintain that, under normal circumstances, it is rather good to be the last person in a group of mates to arrive in the pub. Although you might be asked to buy a round, it is generally worth it. People ar[…]

That
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That Entertainment Weekly Review In Full: (from cover date Friday 27 April)
FREAKY TRIGGER: POP MUSIC FANZINE
Music writing labeled “brainy” is often dismissed as boring or irrelevant, but the B-word is the not-so-secret ingredient that m[…]

Toploader anagrams
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Toploader anagrams:
POT ORDEAL
APE OR DOLT?
PLOD TO EAR
TA, OLD ROPE
(Thanks to John for these)[…]

At least three people caught out on Friday night by the fake door at the
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At least three people caught out on Friday night by the fake door at the Lord John Russell. Tee hee. Although as has been pointed out to me it is a real door just one that has been locked or glued up or whatever you do to doors to stop them opening.[…]

New articles are up!
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New articles are up! Otis Wheeler takes another bow with the Third Door, while POP: ART makes its debut by interviewing Tim Bowness from the excellent group No-Man.[…]

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