Monthly Archives: May 2009

Scott Walker, The Zombies, Edgard Varese, Small Faces, Serge Gainsbourg… Spotify Playlist For This Week

This week’s playlist, which I’ve titled Misty Rosary, doesn’t have an organising theme like the other ones I’ve done recently, it’s just seventeen songs I really like right now. I hope you will too… Misty Roses by The Zombies is … Continue reading

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League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Warning – might be triggering and also contains spoilers)

Before I start the review proper, a note about an issue I’ve got with this… My problem with this comic isn’t so much with the comic itself, as with it being yet another exemplar of a rather worrying trend in … Continue reading

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D’Hondt Forget To Vote

With the European elections coming up, many people are thinking, as one of my friends put it today, “I don’t know who to vote for and everyone whose political opinions I respect is partisan.” Now, as no-one could possibly respect … Continue reading

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Ecological Debt by Andrew Simms

I was recently sent a review copy of this book by the publishers, Pluto Press, and it has put me in rather a difficult position. I want to review the book here – that’s why I’ve got it, after all … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 24/05/09

I have many posts that need writing over the next few days (review of LOEG: Century 1, a post about why Lib Dems should support unions, a review of Ecological Debt, my next BFAW), as well as putting together the … Continue reading

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Free Software Spotify Implementation With Java Gui

(Or at least I think it’s Free Software… I can’t find the license, but the code is freely available, and it’s based on and linked from Despotify, which is BSD licensed…) Someone has ported despotify (the BSD-licensed clone of Spotify) … Continue reading

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Spotify Superheroes

It’s been nearly two weeks since my last weekly playlist, hasn’t it? This needs to be rectified. Some of you may notice a slight theme throughout this week’s playlist… Superman by R.E.M is a song that many, many people arriving … Continue reading

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