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The busy-ness world

So I’m going to blog about being busy all the time. For months, I promised myself I wouldn’t write one of those self-reflexive blogs for one simple reason: I hate reading them. No matter how witty, talented and the intelligent … Continue reading

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How to be a music nerd

On the frequent occasions when I refer to myself as a music nerd, people often ask what I mean by this term… Okay on second thought, that’s a lie, I was simply looking for a quirky, hopefully-somewhat-interesting opening sentence to … Continue reading

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Why This is Happening by LCD Soundsystem is the album of the year

LCD Soundsystem’s recent show in Tripod was unquestionably the gig of the year. “Just do it right, make it perfect and real,” sings LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy in the opening lines to This is Happening’s final song on (supposedly) the … Continue reading

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The films of the year (warning: contains spoilers)

N.B. Since I can’t be bothered writing a basic plot synopsis of each film, I’ve included links to all their original trailers to complement my reviews. ————————————————————————————————— 1. According to the late Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace: “Good fiction … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Memorable Simpsons Moments in No Particular Order

Of all the films, books and indeed TV shows I’ve loved over the course of my life thus far; The Simpsons is the one slice of entertainment/art which has had a recurring presence. And yes, it is art, I know … Continue reading

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Technology and Me

  Technology hasn’t always been my enemy. There was a time, in fact, when we were very close friends. Although this romance only flourished intermittently, it had its fair share of memorable moments. I am an inveterate night owl and … Continue reading

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For Want of a Better Title

First off, let me just say that I was originally intent on writing an article entitled: “10 Reasons why Cosmo Landesman is the Greatest Film Critic Going.” However, I soon remembered that The Times no longer offer online content free … Continue reading

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