From the daily archives:

Sunday, April 13, 2014

#880: 1967, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Tears of a Clown

April 13, 2014

Tonight’s song choice is the result of no better reason than a chance hearing yesterday on the streets of South London. But that was a great reminder of what a truly great song this is. Its theme of course has a lot of similarity with that other Smokey Robinson classic, The Tracks Of My Tears […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #43: 2002, Être et Avoir (Nicholas Philibert)

April 13, 2014

Over the last dozen years or so there has been a huge renaissance in feature documentaries getting cinematic releases.  It has been a golden age for factual film making, with titles getting wider distribution and being better seen than perhaps any time in the form’s history.   Indeed last year’s most critically raved and most disturbing […]

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Week 15: Prat – David Cameron

April 13, 2014

For the third time this year, our panel have given the Prime Minister our Prat of the Week award. Last week, I wrote on how unsustainable Maria Miller’s position in the cabinet was: you cannot have someone found to have inappropriately claimed at least £45,000 in expenses and being found to have deliberately obstructed the investigation […]

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Week 15: Hero – John Mann MP

April 13, 2014

This Week’s Hero of the Week is the Labour MP for Bassetlaw, John Mann for his instrumental role in the downfall of expenses trougher, Maria Miller If you take a look at John Mann MP’s website, you will find something that looks pretty much like it was designed in the late 1990s.   Ugly two colour […]

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