Indecency

Shame. It’s taken me until today to fathom it out. It’s shame that I’m feeling. I am ashamed of my country. And I’m ashamed of myself. I listened to John…

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So, I just watched La La Land. And it was fine. I genuinely don’t seek to damn with faint praise: it was perfectly fine. It was very well-made; the design and lighting…

Is it over yet?

I fucking hate New Year’s Eve. I’ve just swallowed enough tranqs and narcs to stun an ox in the hope of sleeping through the pissheads and fireworks. That, my friends,…

And Then There Was One…

In 1987 and 1988 five pop stars bestrode the globe like no others: Madonna Louise Ciccone, Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Michael Joseph Jackson, Prince Rogers Nelson and Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. Jackson,…

Seconds Away

A couple of weeks ago a friend challenged me to come up with examples of second albums (always the “difficult” one) that represent the zenith of an artist’s career. Let…