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Monday, June 10, 2013

Mr East Goes To The Movies 2013: Lore

June 10, 2013

Films set in Germany in the last days and immediate aftermath of the Second World War do not often feature idyllic scenes of a sun dappled but apparently War-untouched parts of Germany.  They are usually very bleak indeed – think of the hell-like ruins of Berlin depicted in Downfall or, for those of you lucky […]

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#706: 1978, Van Halen, Eruption

June 10, 2013

As we continue our new theme week of instrumentals – it is time to get some oomph into the proceedings. I give you Eddie Van Halen’s Eruption. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, “Modern rock guitar playing can be divided into two main periods: B.E. (Before Eruption) and A.E. (After Eruption).” This song changed heavy metal […]

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The Bilderberg Summit: Another Secret Canapé Club for Cameron

June 10, 2013

As David Cameron, George Osborne et al attended the secretive Bilderberg Group Summit at the luxury Grove Hotel in Watford last Friday evening, it has raised more questions about the coalition government’s pledge to lead Britain’s most transparent government. The Bilderberg Group comprises of the fat cat money men, CEO bankers, heads of industry and […]

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