From the daily archives:

Sunday, November 4, 2012

#570: 2007, LCD Soundsystem, North American Scum

November 4, 2012

Well, this week, the good people of America will go to the polls and elect their president. It is without doubt the most important and powerful position in the world. I need to rant about America. We learn a lot about a country by the way in which its politicians conduct their campaigns. And, the […]

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Week 44: Prat – William Hague MP

November 4, 2012

‘This weeks Prat of the Week award goes to Foreign Secretary Wiliam Hague MP. Albert The Anaconda’s Home, Guyana c.1890 Albert: I’m just nipping out to the swamp to get a nice juicey Tapir for us tea. Mrs Anaconda: That’s fine love, just remember we’ve got the Python’s coming round later so try not to […]

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Week 44: Hero – Kostas Vaxevanis

November 4, 2012

This Week’s Hero of the Week is Greek journalist, Kostas Vaxevanis, who was acquitted this week of charges of breach of privacy Greece is fucked.   Unlike the other southern European countries currently facing crippling EU or domestically imposed austerity measures, like Spain, Portugal and Ireland, Greece’s economic problems are in a large part, of their […]

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Week 44: Villain – Denis MacShane

November 4, 2012

This week, our panel’s award for the biggest villain of the last seven days goes to the disgraced MP, Denis MacShane On Friday, the House of Commons standards and privileges committee suspended Denis MacShane for an unprecedented 12 month period for submitting false invoices.  MacShane later bowed to the inevitable and resigned.  The committee called […]

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#569: 1970, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Ohio

November 4, 2012

Just in case any of you haven’t got the message yet, I thought I’d post one of Neil Young‘s finest early songs (recorded as part of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young) to remind you. Next Tuesday’s Presidential Election is very largely about Ohio and its 18 Electoral Votes. If Obama wins here, it is extremely […]

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