From the daily archives:

Sunday, September 22, 2013

#763: 1972, Slade, Mama Weer All Crazee Now

September 22, 2013

This afternoon, I went along with Mr and Mrs East to watch Rush, the film about the Grand Prix rivalry of James Hunt and Nikki Lauda. It’s a good film, well paced and engaging, even if it plays with the history a bit.  The facts of the 1976 Grand Prix are followed faithfully, but some […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #23: 1973, The Wicker Man (Robin Hardy)

September 22, 2013

Sergeant Howie: What religion can they possibly be learning jumping over bonfires? Lord Summerisle: Parthenogenesis. Howie: What? Summerisle: Literally, as Miss Rose would doubtless say in her assiduous way, reproduction without sexual union. Howie: Oh, what is all this? I mean, you’ve got fake biology, fake religion… Sir, have these children never heard of Jesus? […]

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Week 38: Villain – Damian McBride, Benjamin Wegg-Prosser, Tessa Jowell, Alistair Campbell etc

September 22, 2013

This week, our award for the greatest villains of the last seven days goes to the backroom boys and girls of New Labour who decided the eve of Conference was the right time to re-open old wounds This week, self-confessed “cruel vindictive and thoughtless bastard” released his memoirs – cruelly, vindictively or just thoughtlessly on […]

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Week 38: Hero – Michael Crick

September 22, 2013

This week’s hero of the week award goes to Channel 4 Political Correspondent Michael Crick, for irritating UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom to such an extent that he ended up being hit over the head with a UKIP conference programme by Bloom – and ensuing the perfect storm for the worst ever day in the history […]

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