From the daily archives:

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

#581: 1978, Public Image Ltd, Public Image

November 20, 2012

This is a call to arms, but first, a confession. As regular readers will know, last Christmas I posted Killing In The Name as the great antidote to the X-Factorisation of Christmas records. But whilst despising the Cowell-machine’s domination of the Christmas charts in most recent years (except last year and 2009) I have to […]

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Me, Bobo The Chimp And Our Mid-Life Crises.

November 20, 2012

It’s official – me and Bobo the Chimp, both apes of a certain age, are probably going through a mid-life crisis. It is official because an American fellah, who had one of those monotone voices that suggested he rarely left his lab, told me on the wireless this morning. ‘Yes,’ he said, ‘we’ve looked at […]

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Twitter, Facebook, Gossip, Free-Speech and Libel

November 20, 2012

Hmm. Tricky this one. At its inception, we decided that at Allthatsleft we weren’t going to write about gossip or tittle-tattle. Now don’t get me wrong, we’re just as likely to sit in the pub and discuss who’s shagging who as anyone else, but, we decided, that we’d leave blogs about that to others. And, […]

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