From the daily archives:

Sunday, March 25, 2012

#427: 1983, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Dear Prudence

March 25, 2012

Each Christmas, Mrs North buys me a couple of CDs that I don’t have, but should have – this year, it was The Beatles‘ White Album and Joni Mitchell’s Blue. The White Album is a work of genius (as is Blue), the breadth and range of musical style is just incredible, I absolutely love it. Dear […]

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Santorum’s Louisiana Victory Shows It Isn’t Over Yet

March 25, 2012

That isn’t to say that Mitt Romney’s eventual victory is in doubt: his victory in Illinois earlier this week pretty much sealed the deal on that.  However, the scale of Rick Santorum’s victory in yesterday’s primary in the Pelican State does show that the race will carry on and that Romney needs to continue with […]

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Week 12: Prat – Asian Shooting Federation

March 25, 2012

This week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to the Asian Shooting Federation. Before last week, the Asian Shooting Federation were 1,000,000 – 1 against picking up the prized AllthatsleftPrat of the Week Award – but, fair play to them, they came from nowhere to pull it out of the bag, with a tremendous performance […]

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Week 12: Hero – Barack Obama

March 25, 2012

Our award for the hero of the week goes to President Barack Obama A month ago tomorrow, a bright and cheerful 17 year old lad called Trayvon Martin was walking back to his dad’s girlfriend’s house in the rain from the shops where he had bought a packet of Skittles and a can of iced […]

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Week 12: Villain – George Osborne

March 25, 2012

This Week’s Villain of the Week is the Chancellor of the Exchequer and cheerleader for the 1%…George Osborne There was only one possible winner of our Villain of the Week Award as George Osborne delivered a budget that was being leaked before as a game changingcareer making budget for him.  This we were told would […]

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Mr East Goes To The Movies: Martha Marcy May Marlene

March 25, 2012

Martha Marcy May Marlene is the title of Sean Durkin’s impressive debut as writer-director.  It is an intriguing title that suggests a story about four women.  In fact it is the story of one young woman (and in part a second, her sister).  The title consists of the three names she will be called in […]

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