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My Every Changing Bouze: The Quin
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We love the Quin. Its one of those pubs you feel priviliged to know. Its that “lock-in pub”, where more times than not you have discovered that not only is it well past closing, but they are miraculously still serving. I have had no end o[…]

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food science (zoology dept)
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animals i et bits of last night inc.
i. autruche
ii. ane
iii. sanglier
iv. cerf[…]

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Tanya’s Who Do They Think They Are: 1: Robyn
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Everyone knows that the hatchet faced Swede has not burst fully formed on to the UK pop scene with her number one hit “With Every Heartbeat”. Indeed she has been flogging the song for about a year, with the involvement of DJ Kleerup, who […]

I WAS A GOBLIN: I Was A Gothling
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The World Of Darkness series of RPGs, beginning with Vampire: The Masquerade, were nineties gaming’s great success story. They appealed to an older audience than D&D and its imitators; they brought new gamers, including a lot of women, into the[…]

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And then a baby drives a car…
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“Across The Universe” is described like this: “At once gritty, whimsical and highly theatrical, Revolution Studios’ Across the Universe is an original movie musical springing from the imagination of The Beatles, acclaimed dire[…]

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BBC Exceeds Recycling Targets!
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One of the rounds of last night’s Mock the Week (itself recycled from old bits of Have I Got News For You, Whose Line Is It Anyway and leftover Radio 4 panel quizzes) asked the comedians to suggest “Letters That Would Never Get Read Out o[…]

The Freaky Trigger Top 100 Tracks Of All Time: No. 52, Joe Jackson – It’s Different For Girls
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Look over there! Where? There in wikipedia where it tells you that Joe Jackson has been putting out records (but not cigarettes) constantly since the late 70s. Not just those two songs once. Yes JJ is one of those unfortunate artists that you know mo[…]

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The Freaky Trigger Top 100 Tracks Of All Time: No. 53: Wham! – Wham Rap
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They rly don’t make ’em like this any more. Boy bands singing about unemployment? Mentions of governmental departments in choruses? Comedy rapping? OK, there’s still comedy rapping.
My “best of wham!”, which features the[…]

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Jess’s mum shows us how to do a top 100 on idolator.[…]

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London Mens Be Being Rubbidge
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This is the subtext of this weekends British films. Both are “not all that funny” comedies, and both feature commitment shy London men realising the errors of their ways. In Someone Else this manifests in a realistically shit but mature b[…]

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