From the daily archives:

Thursday, November 7, 2013

#793: 1971, Joni Mitchell, Blue

November 7, 2013

I learnt three things today: First, that Joni Mitchell has only featured once on our wonderful website; Second, that Goldie Lookin’Chain have also featured once with their ‘seminal ‘Your Mother’s Got A Penis’ Third, that it was Joni Mitchell’s birthday and she was 70. As I mused on these things, I concluded that as it […]

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The Curse of Modern Living #9: Facebook

November 7, 2013

I knew what was coming even before I opened the brief. The charge was one of grooming – or inciting a child under 16 to perform a sexual act, and, as such, I knew what to expect, and I wasn’t disappointed: there it was, about six minutes into the video recorded evidence of the 14 […]

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Portsmouth: Britain is a sinking ship

November 7, 2013

Portsmouth – It might help to keep your shipyard open if you organise a referendum for 2014 on whether to leave the UK. BAE will cut 1,775 shipbuilding jobs in total once its construction of two aircraft carriers is completed. While Glasgow’s two major yards have been protected in the short term, shipbuilding will end […]

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US elections: Virginia Governor Result

November 7, 2013

Yesterday saw the outcome of a number of US elections. Chris Christie seems well lined up for a 2016 presidential run following his emphatic re-election as governor of New Jersey. The Democrats have won the mayoralty of New York for the first time in 20 years, with left-winger Bill de Blasio taking a landslide 73% […]

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