From the daily archives:

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

#282: 1973, New York Dolls, Personality Crisis

September 14, 2011

I take up George’s challenge and respond with this corker – The New York Dolls, in their original pomp and splendour, singing Personality Crisis. Fantastic. The Dolls are responsible for so much that it’s difficult to know where to begin. Formed in 1971 in New York as a Glam Rock band, they took Glam Rock […]

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More on the London boundary changes

September 14, 2011

I posted yesterday on the impact of the London boundary changes, and thought it might be worth following up with a couple of points. Methodology The sharp-eyed of you may have noticed that there are a few differences in the notional winning party on other maps.  Today’s Guardian, for instance has Enfield North and Paddington […]

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George Osborne Is Not Ozzy’s Love Child; And 9 Other Things George Osborne Has Never Done And Could Never Be Accused Of!

September 14, 2011

Hmm, some very interesting stories jumping around the Interweb at present about our dear Gideon. Now, as any one who reads our humble blog on anything like a regular basis knows, we like to keep an eye on the activities of our beloved Chancellor of the Exchequer; and, as a (we like to think) serious […]

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#281: 2001, The Strokes, New York City Cops

September 14, 2011

Following, Ray and Jackie, I thought I’d stick with the theme of the last couple of days. But, this time with a twist. The horrendous attacks on 11 September 2001 also ushered in a truly scary period in the US in which any kind of dissent was treated as unpatriotic and cries of treachery at […]

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