Monthly Archives: June 2012

Linkblogging For 29/06/12

There’ll be more from me on the Mindless Ones’ site tomorrow — part two of our three-part look at League 2009. Those posts are *hugely* time-consuming — there’s an old saying that when two writers write together they both end … Continue reading

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Me on the Mindless Ones

Part one of our discussion of League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009 is now up.

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Van Dyke Parks At The Barbican

I’ve not had much chance to write here for a few days because I’ve been working on the Mindless Ones’ annotations of the new League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, but thought I should at least do a brief update about seeing … Continue reading

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The Birthday Boy

At threescore and five (and five more) he’s very much alive, he’s still got the jive to survive…    

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The Kinks’ Music — Everybody’s In Showbiz

A revised version of this essay appears in Preservation: The Kinks’ Music 1964-1974, available in paperback , hardback, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK) , and for all non-Kindle devices from Smashwords. Everybody’s In Showbiz is possibly the most overlooked album from … Continue reading

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New MindlessWho Post

In which I make the controversial assertion that Talons Of Weng-Chiang is mostly great, but that the rat is dodgy and it’s a bit racist.

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Linkblogging For 14/06/12

Sorry for the relative lack of posts — not only have I been tired but WordPress is playing up *badly*, so even these linkblogs have been a bit too much of a pain to do. There’ll be a MindlessWho post … Continue reading

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