From the daily archives:

Saturday, June 28, 2014

#907: 1972, Bobby Womack, Across 110th Street

June 28, 2014

Bobby Womack was in a bad way when he died yesterday: suffering from diabetes, prostate cancer, heart trouble, colon cancer, pneumonia and Alzheimer’s disease. A child star mentored by Sam Cooke, a twenty-year old Womack wrote It’s All Over Now, which the Stones promptly covered to give them their first number one. Eight years later, […]

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Stick It Up Your Juncker

June 28, 2014

26 v 2.  Not even close.  Indeed a complete massacre.   As German tabloid Bild reported:  ‘David Cameron is the Wayne Rooney of politics: he lines up, he loses, he goes home’. The Prime Minister’s pitiful performance in seeking to veto Jean Claude Juncker’s assent to President of the European Commission was all the more embarrassing […]

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Mr East Goes To The Movies 2014: Under The Skin

June 28, 2014

It’s been a while since I posted a film review and I am as ever absurdly behind in posting reviews of the new releases I have seen this year.  However, I still haven’t given up on my plan to post a review for every new release I see this year.  Under The Skin is the […]

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