Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Beach Boys On CD: Surf’s Up

Shortly after the release of Sunflower, the Beach Boys hired former journalist and DJ Jack Rieley as their manager. Outside of the band members themselves, Rieley rapidly became the most important figure in the band’s story for the next few … Continue reading

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Kinks ebook now (finally!) out!

My book on the Kinks, which has been out for a while in paperback and hardback, is now available for ereaders. The delay was due to some health problems, which are thankfully starting to abate. It will be available from … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 21/12/12

Blogging is going to continue being light for a while, as I’m staying in the US for Xmas and having to do Xmassy things. I do have several posts planned if I can find the time — a short story, … Continue reading

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Early New Year’s Resolutions

Get rid of some of the extra weight I put back on since I became ill. Finish this novel Finish Fifty Stories For Fifty Years and get it bookified before November Write another book in the style of Sci-Ence! Justice … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 13/12/12

I’m afraid that over the last few days I’ve had a recurrence of my chronic apathy, and a relapse of the comorbid lethargy (I’m a martyr to it) and so haven’t been able to write much. After tomorrow I’m off … Continue reading

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I just want to say

I’ve not been very active in the comments thread to my blog recently. I just want to let all the regular commenters here know that you’re all appreciated — this blog is much, much better for the comments by regulars. … Continue reading

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Do Not Hire John Brown Advertising

I’ve been plagiarised by an advertising company. John Brown Advertising are plagiarists. So if you want to hire an advertising company, don’t hire John Brown Advertising of 820 Eastbrooke Lane, Rochester, New York 14618. They have no creativity (and so … Continue reading

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