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Poptimism – Lesson Forty Three
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Girls Aloud – Sexy! No No No…
Example – You Can’t Rap
Chemical Brothers – Burst Generator
Yo Majesty – Club Action (Sailing To Baltimore mix)
Miley Cyrus – East Northumberland High
Justice – New Jack
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Now you can sit under Rhianna’s Umbrella. Brought to you by Totes![…]

Pop Open Week 7
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This week’s theme is VIOLENCE – to vote on the tracks go here. (and please don’t reveal who they’re by!)[…]

Transformers: Dogging In Disguise
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I am loathe to say too much about Transformers Movie, as I know some very good friends who want to see it untarnished of my smart-arsed wisecrackery. And lets be fair, the film is full of its own smart-arsed wisecrackery. Just let it be said that its[…]

The Freaky Trigger Top 100 Tracks Of All Time: No. 56 MARVIN GAYE – “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”
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A British sitting room, 1988. A father and his son are both watching a rental television, a Ferguson one, which was not supplied with a remote control. The child is sitting on the rug, whilst his father has dominion over the room in a very comfy chai[…]

Harry Pooter
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This is an expanded version of a reply to Mark S during a LiveJournal conversation about the Harry Potter books. It was written before the final book was published.
Magic in the HP books is really unlike magic in almost any other novels (kids’ […]

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The Freaky Trigger Top 100 Tracks Of All Time: No. 57 ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS – “Oliver’s Army”
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I semi-remember just two lines from the NME’s (Charlie Shaar Murray’s?) review of “Armed Forces” (secret unused title “Emotional Fascism”). One was that one of the other songs resembled ELP “jamming in the bo[…]

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Live Free Or Try Harder
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Die Hard 4.0 (nee Live Free Or Die Hard – a title at least as nonsensical and thus great at Die Harder) is a terrific action movie. IF what you want from your action movie is lots of stupidity, stunts and one liners. Which luckily I do. Neverth[…]

Nutter-Outside-The-PubWatch
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One of the reasons I kind-of-sort-of welcomed England’s recently-passed smoking ban is my largely positive experience of nipping outside for a crafty gasper while drinking in other countries. While I don’t actively seek them out, and very[…]

New Adventures In Folk
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Last night I decided to listen to the DIGITAL RADIO my flatmate has recently installed in our kitchen! By install I mean “plugged in”, for all you technophobes. Of course I take advantage of this digital age like no man’s biz, and t[…]

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