Monthly Archives: October 2009

Lib Dem Bloggers – Wrong On Nutt

As those of you who don’t pay attention to these things won’t know, the Home Secretary, Alan “I used to have a chance of being the next Labour leader, you know” Johnson, recently sacked David Nutt, the government’s scientific advisor … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 29/10/09

Just a few quick links today… Ubuntu has released its latest version today, Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”. Ubuntu isn’t my GNU/Linux distribution of choice, but it is far and away the best for people who’ve had little previous experience with … Continue reading

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The Beatles Mono Reviews 5: Beatles For Sale

An edited version of this essay is now included in my book The Beatles In Mono. Hardback paperback After that temporary hiatus, caused by my stereo breaking, and the CD drive in my computer breaking, and my external CD drive … Continue reading

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New Spotify Playlist – Pure Pop For Never People!

Sorry I’ve been a bit crap at updating recently. Between computer problems at home, pressure at work, and the general blandness of most of the comics recently, I’ve not really had any momentum for posting. Hopefully that’ll be back again … Continue reading

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I Aten’t Dead

Computer problems have caused a huge delay for me in getting any new posts done. I’d just like to say that no-one should ever buy anything from Clas Ohlson, at least if they want something functional… ESPECIALLY don’t buy their … Continue reading

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Hitler Moustache

Richard Herring is probably my favourite comedian of the moment. He has his flaws – a glibly Dawkinsite attitude to religion (which is at least excusable in a comedian, who has to take an extreme position to be funny) and … Continue reading

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Darkseid!! (Authority Post 1)

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Nearly a month ago, now, pillock asked me to write a post about Darkseid. This has been more difficult than I … Continue reading

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