Category Archives: Videos

Bouts – new EP – lovely stuff

Meaty music. So my old band have a new EP out. We Tried, which is a better song than The Script’s We Cry, is the lead “single” from it. It sounds massive. As briefly explained in this introductory tumblr post, … Continue reading

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Cru-ou-ou-ou-el // a short post about St. Vincent and All Saints Day

That was then… And this is now… [disclaimer - "Cruel" is a potential video and song of the year candidate, it will lodge itself in your consciousness] So I talked before about my favourite ever show – Sufjan Stevens in … Continue reading

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Only steers and queers come from Texas

I’ll be watching you!! Stumbled across this video today, can’t help but share. It’s all great, though no big surprise to see what they put at the top… worth watching a bit more of the scene… 12 fun facts about … Continue reading

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Gail from Corrie looks really like Kermit the Frog

It’s uncanny right? And I’m not the only one to think this either, check out the Facebook group “gail platt looks an awful lot like kermit the frog???“. For once, 50 people agree with me. So this silly revelation does … Continue reading

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This one goes out to the one I love…

Sufjan Stevens, Live in Manchester, May 19th 2011: Sufjan covered R.E.M.’s The One I Love a few years ago (here’s one from Chicago in 2004) but it lay in his big briefcase of tunes unplayed for years. But it made … Continue reading

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The revolution will not be televised

Gil Scott-Heron // 1949-2011 So bear with me. This was quite a strange way to be introduced to an artist. There’ll be no mention of Jamie XX, New York State prison or “bluesology”, but you’ve been able to read those … Continue reading

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Can Manchester United score? They always score…

90th minute… Losing 1-0. 92nd minute… Winning 2-1. Wednesday 26 May, 1999 may have been one of the greatest nights of my life. Not just in sporting terms but in y’know, “general living” terms… On the eve of Manchester United’s third … Continue reading

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OH YEAH! “Macho Man” Randy Savage // 1952-2011

A new addition… [Previously: Top 5…. Dead wrestlers.] Miss Elizabeth chooses her side prior to Wrestlemania V, with real-life husband “Macho Man” Randy Savage set to face challenger Hulk Hogan for the WWF world championship (watch match here). Elizabeth Hulette … Continue reading

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Were you this AMAZING when you were 9?

Back in 1993 I was too busy ODing on tayto sandwiches, ice burgers and lilt… Japanese luchador wrestler Mister Roku Go.

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Q. How many kerrymen does it take to change a light bulb?

A. 100! 1 to hold the light bulb… 99 to rotate the house. lol. I’m sad to report that these tired old light bulb jokes may well be rendered obsolete with the introduction of Peg. (Nothing to do with Peig, … Continue reading

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Ryan Giggs loves yoga

“I hardly drink any alcohol these days. I have taken up yoga, which is great.” Last summer while watching Ryan Giggs continue to defy time I remember thinking he needed to bring out a fitness DVD. If Kerry Katona can … Continue reading

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Why have I never heard of Bizarre ER?

I miss BBC3. This is wonderful. Man gets tiny hat stuck to his head. Ah dearie me. Bizarre E.R. exists in the illustrious canon of BBC3 classics likeThe World’s Worst Place to Be Gay?, Snog Marry Avoid? and Sex… with … Continue reading

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Bye bye Incandescent. Bye bye CFL. Buy LED.

Thanks Mr. Edison, we’ll take it from here! I currently work part-time in a hardware store. It’s educational, tedious, fun and repetative, usually at the same time. Makes me feel like I’m in a BBC sitcom a lot of time, … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-changes…

God, I wonder how many people have used that Bowie song to celebrate a new look… Anyway, doing a big re-design here to de-world cup and Canadianise this blog. The reason being pretty obvious in that I’m not in South … Continue reading

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