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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Mr East Goes To The Movies 2013: Foxfire (Laurent Cantet)

August 15, 2013

Well,  now I’ve got the Cine-East Film Club back up and running, with 3 consecutive posts in 3 weekends, I can also re-launch my review slot for new films on release.   By my calculation there are about  20 new releases I have seen this year that I haven’t reviewed – I will, if I can […]

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Back of the Net Special: Ray North’s Pre-Season Predictions 2013-14 (part 2, the Tail End Charlies)

August 15, 2013

After my predictions for glory were roundly slated by all and sundry (I note with interest Geoff Elliott’s derogatory comments about my football knowledge, made just before he appeared to agree with everything I said!), I move on to the teams I expect to struggle this season. Sadly, it’s not that difficult to predict – […]

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#739: 1988, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Sidewalking

August 15, 2013

There has been some debate of how Scottish our first two picks for our Songs To Learn and Sing Scottish week have been. For my money, early Waterboys (initially formed in Edinburgh) definitely count, Talking Heads (formed in New York by three friends who had met at university in Rhode Island, having grown up in […]

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