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Amy Diamond – “So 16”
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“Not sure what nostalgia this song’s groovin’ on, but I like it!”[…]

Europop 2008: Group C – Holland 0 Italy 2
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A perennial pop underachiever and a sleeping giant of the game square up in this intriguing Group C clash. Click below the cut for managerial comment, analysis, match reports and previews.

HOW TO VOTE: Pick the track you like best and vote below. Th[…]

Son Of A Layperson’s Guide To Four-Colour Fun
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I read MOAR comics and summarise them so that you, the layperson, can taste some of the thrilling world of “mainstream comics”. As before, this contains many, many spoilers. (more…)[…]

Us Against The World: My Journey Into Mum-Pop
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A couple of weeks ago I found myself transfixed by a Youtube video of Westlife singing their new single, surrounded by swirling ice skaters and talented lighting technicians. It was wonderful.
As I hit the ‘blog this right now’ button, I […]

Sandwich Squeeze
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Something that became miserably clear to me last week: Marks & Spencers have brutally culled their sandwich range – goodbye most of the black-label “food to go” range which brought us the Steak & Blacksticks Blue sandwich ([…]

A Layperson’s Guide To Four-Colour Fun
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What with one thing and another I’ve rather fallen behind in my comic reading, so I took the opportunity recently to catch up on a bunch of Marvel and DC stuff, reading a year or so’s worth at a time. Here’s what I thought – n[…]

Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Nappy Club Rash
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Whilst I don’t really give an Osakan monkeys that Billy Corgan has got his knickers in a twist over his record label permitting the Smashing Bumpkins to be used in promotional material for Pepsi and Amazon without permission, the real boggler i[…]

Europop 2008: Group C – France 1 Romania 1
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Our first Group C match features a giant of the European pop game up against a relative newcomer. Play or download the songs right here and click below the cut for polls, managerial comment, analysis and previews!
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Our Year Of Agatha Christie Covers: 4: Dix Petits Nègres
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Sort of a cheat this, but if you’re going to cheat, that’s the title I want to cheat with. This is not just a cover of a French Agatha Christie novel whose title has been changed a few times in the English. It is the cover of a Bande Dess[…]

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Da Boogie Boys – “Audiotonique”
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(picture may not be of actual boogie boys)[…]

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