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A verbal rollicking awaits Wayne Rooney on Saturday. As he stands facing the light at the end of the tunnel, waiting to wander out onto the field to face Everton, Goodison Park will morph into a cauldron filled with caustic ribald remarks, reminding him of the self-inflicted tawdry tabloid story that will have shattered his [...]
Right, OK, so they sold out a little (a lot!) in a very successful attempt at commercial recognition, but is the Kings of Leon’s up-coming album destined to be another gravy train release crammed with high production values and mindless faux Americana “Sex on Fire” song writing? Let’s hope not.
While the newer, perhaps more chart-guided [...]
If you haven’t yet seen this video, you must stop what you’re doing and watch it right now.
The Times carries a leading article today (pay wall), with the headline above, that is worth quoting in full — for the purposes of criticism, review and reporting current events.
Tony Blair’s memoirs have broken sales records, with 92,000 copies sold in the four days after publication. Yet Mr Blair cancelled a book signing and the launch party this [...]
Number 384 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Julie Weiner at Vanity Fair. “To be fair”, a phrase horribly over-used by Tony Blair in his book, she is comparing the response to A Journey to that to Going Rogue. But the answer is still No.
Games review roundup: Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions; Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep; Tetris Party Deluxe; Ninety Nine Nights 2
A weekly review roundup of the newest games available, this week featuring: a personality crisis for everyone’s favourite wall-crawler in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions; a Japanese take on Disney in Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep; falling blocks by the dozen courtesy of Tetris Party Deluxe and button-mashing sword slashing from Konami’s Ninety Nine Nights 2.
Treatable? Yes. Curable? God only knows. Here lies perhaps the most stark contrast between physical illness and mental illness, especially in terms of how much hope we can place on being better, on being free, on being – the word so many dread or dream of – recovered.
Anorexia, along with the whole shebang of Eating [...]
This week’s playlist is more mix than mixtape and it’s compiled by the mysterious electro-pop duo Monarchy.
Left Foot Forward, the blog that is not supporting Ed Miliband for Labour leader, has an interesting article about “media manipulation” today. Its opening sentence is:
Ed Miliband’s leadership campaign may not have the money that his older brother David’s does, but he is sure that the support of 4,500 volunteers has made up for it.
As the fastest riser at no 7 in the Total Politics media blogs chart (respect to Iain Martin, straight in at no 3), despite my specific instructions to readers not to take part in unrepresentative voodoo internet polls, I had better write something.
I have had my nose in a book for the past week, so [...]
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