From the daily archives:

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

#692: 2013, John Grant, I Hate This Town

May 15, 2013

I make no apologies for this post of a second song from John Grant’s new album, Pale Green Ghosts.  We’ve been big supporters of John Grant on Allthatsleft since his first solo album The Queen of Denmark in 2010 (the album which was my album of that year). Tonight saw Grant play the London gig […]

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Sportsnight #8: 2000, Sydney Olympics, Sir Steven Redgrave Wins Fifth Gold Medal

May 15, 2013

Good evening and welcome to Sportsnight, for tonight’s action we go to Sydney and the final of the Men’s Coxless Fours as Steven Redgrave goes for an unprecedented fifth gold medal. I love Sir Steven Redgrave. In fact I think that if ever the nation got itself into a spot of bother, all Britain would […]

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Top of the Pops Special: Songs To Learn and Sing Readers’ Top 50

May 15, 2013

Today is our 30 month anniversary – yep it is an extraordinary 2 and a half years today since Allthatsleft launched.    That can only mean one thing, our 6 monthly Songs To Learn and Sing Readers’ Chart.  These are the 50 most popular songs we have posted judged by the number of hits the post […]

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Private Eye Front Cover

May 15, 2013
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Are The Tories Now Ungovernable?

May 15, 2013

I almost feel sorry for David Cameron, the party he leads is currently behaving a bit like one of those horses who has unseated his rider at the Grand National and is ploughing on at break neck speed, whilst the punters watch not knowing if its going to pull-up, jump the next fence, crash or […]

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The Continued Adventures of Theresa May

May 15, 2013

Scene 1: Act 1: A Grand Office inside the Home Office, Home Secretary, Theresa May sits behind a magnificant desk, in front of her, are two nervous looking minions. May: Right people, I’ve got a big speech to deliver to the Police Federation, what have you got for me. Minion 1: Well, there’s the new […]

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The Lost Art of Manliness

May 15, 2013

Diane Abbott in a speech to Demos tomorrow, will highlight that Britain is facing a “crisis of masculinity“, and that “this generation no longer asks itself what it means to be a man.” – she will focus on the rapid economic change warping male identity and encouraging machismo and misogyny. Abbott will argue that boys […]

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