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Not Nemo No More

It was one of the key things you had to know about Weeds when it first started. The kid who plays the kid… the younger kid… he’s Nemo. I’ve seen Finding Nemo, probably a dozen times. And I’ve seen every … Continue reading

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Dream Texting

Do you ever have that thing where something you are doing with considerable regularity seeps into your subconscious? During my A-levels I would play a game of chess every night in bed on a pocket chess computer. I wasn’t very … Continue reading

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Sweary Songs III

I have a couple of likely lads for you today. Softly spoken poet-types who probably wouldn’t slip a swear into their every day speech but prefer to save all the blue pencil moments for their song lyrics.

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Mere Xenophobia Or Hate Speech?

I had a letter printed in The Independent last week. Woo hoo. I’ve always wanted to get into the newspapers. Actually, I’m being disingenuous. I’ve had plenty of stuff printed in newspapers, but that’s a whole other blog post. The … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Jobnik

Covert Affairs is my new favourite show. It’s got Piper Perabo in it. Piper. Perabo. How great is that? They should make a show called Piper Perabo, starring Piper Perabo, the human tongue twister. Just before you read any further, … Continue reading

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Crossing Off The Rubicon

Rubicon – It’s a new TV show that just started on AMC. AMC is the channel that launched Mad Men. AMC is edgy. Rubicon is about a secret government analyst type guy called Will Travers. Will Travers is a great … Continue reading

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Double Bills And Inception

I was just listening to the Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode movie podcast from last Friday. It’s usually entertaining and Dr. Kermode went to my old school (along with Jason Isaacs). Only it wasn’t Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode. It … Continue reading

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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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