From the daily archives:

Monday, August 25, 2014

#924: 2013, Arc & Stones, Silence

August 25, 2014

Let’s have some contemporary rock and roll – and why not a bit of American group, Arc & Stones. Proper Rock’n’Roll band this – check them out, all hair and sunglasses, guitars and soaring anthemic choruses – marvellous. I wouldn’t say that they were particularly original – you can definitely hear The Black Keys in […]

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Week 34: Hero – James Foley

August 25, 2014

This week’s Hero is the late American Photojournalist James Foley. I’ve been away on holiday. I’ve done what I try to do when I go away and stay as far from the news as I possibly can – I find it cleansing. This week though, George forwarded me a tweet about the death of 40 […]

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Week 34: Prat – David Cameron

August 25, 2014

This Week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to Prime Minister David Cameron for yet another absurd holiday photo op while the world goes to hell in a handbag David Cameron likes a holiday enough to have had two this summer.  But there is one thing that David Cameron likes even more than a holiday […]

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Week 34: Villain – The Islamic State

August 25, 2014

This week, our panel has bestowed our Villain of the Week award to the jihadist group The Islamic State After their advance across northern Iraq was halted last week by a combination of the Peshmerga and US bombing, The Islamic State (the group formally known as ISIS who have declared a caliphate across most of […]

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