Monthly Archives: July 2010

Sweary Songs II

Just before the weekend I thought I would show my commitment to songs with swears by putting together another installment of Sweary Songs. Today’s Sweary Marys are a couple of young women who clearly have issues with their parents. Sweary … Continue reading

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Sweary Songs I

Every collector is able to identify sub-categories within his collection. I collect songs (among other things) and one of the sub-categories of songs I collect is Sweary Songs. Sweary Song: a song that has swearing in it. The swearing can … Continue reading

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Me An’ McEwan

First up, here’s something to listen to while you’re reading this. Just hit play and then you can continue scrolling. If you had told me in my 20s that I would be buying Ian McEwan’s new releases in hardback to … Continue reading

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Seal Clubbing

My wife and I went to hear Seal perform tonight. I say ‘hear’ because we didn’t actually pay to go inside. We brought a blanket and sat on the grass outside the amphi’s fence. It’s not because I’m cheap. It’s … Continue reading

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Very Little To See Here

Two new shows–one awful, one not so much. This is me, taking in the summer pilots so you don’t have to. First up, Rizzoli & Isles. She’s a tough homicide detective with a raspy voice, an overbearing mother and a … Continue reading

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Should We Hug Or Something?

I thought you’d never ask. Entourage is back and two episodes in to the seventh season it’s as fun as it ever was. If you’re not watching, why not?

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Interview With Alan Moore

I just read a great new interview with the mage of Northampton, Alan Moore. The full text of the interview is here: http://www.thestoolpigeon.co.uk/features/alan-moore.html.

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