From the daily archives:

Monday, January 13, 2014

Mr East Goes To The Movies 2014: American Hustle

January 13, 2014

David O Russell has built a reputation over the last decade and a half for making films at the quality end of the mainstream (see The Fighter, 3 Kings, Silver Linings Playbook etc).  American Hustle aims to be very much in that space.   Three weeks into its release it remains top of the UK box […]

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#836: 1977, Wayne County & the Electric Chairs, (If You Don’t Wanna Fuck Me, Baby) Fuck Off

January 13, 2014

I’m not sure the “Fuck week” of Songs To Learn And Sing, announced by my colleague Charlie East-West a couple of songs back, is such a great idea. But a challenge is a challenge, so here we go. Wayne County was a product of Andy Warhol‘s Factory, and followed in the footsteps of the New […]

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2016 US Presidential Runners and Riders – Part 1: the Democrats

January 13, 2014

2014 will be the year when the potential candidates for the next US presidential elections, in 2016, will start to up their game and test the ground for their campaigns. Some will decide to take things no further, others will opt to escalate their operations. This post looks at the Democrat field – I will […]

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