From the daily archives:

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

#1054: 1972, Hawkwind, Silver Machine

December 29, 2015

Unless you’ve been living on another planet, you will have heard that Ian Kilmister, aka Lemmy, died yesterday from an extremely aggressive canver that was only diagnosed on Boxing Day. He had turned 70 on Christmas Eve. It was a life lived to the full (he barely remembers roadie-ing for Hendrix due to his excesses at the […]

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Week 52: Hero – Podemos

December 29, 2015

This week, the Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos win our Hero award Last week’s Spanish general election saw an inconclusive result. The conservative (and successors to Franco’s fascists) People’s Party, in power since 2011 with a sizable majority, lost over a third of both its support and its seats. The other major party of post-Franco politics, […]

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Week 52: Villain – David Cameron

December 29, 2015

Our final 2015 villain of the week award goes to David Cameron for a multitude of villainy – for his rambling Christmas ‘Christian nation’ Christmas message; going to Rupert Murdoch’s Christmas party like the hacking scandal had never happened; issuing a Knighthood to Lynton Crosby and arrogantly traipsing around flood hit Britain offering soundbites about […]

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Week 52: Prat – Jeremy Corbyn

December 29, 2015

The final Prat of the Week award goes to Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn for not shutting the fuck up One thing remarkable about the new Labour leadership is just how incompetent it is. There are all kinds of things that can be said about the ideological direction of the Labour Party under Jeremy […]

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