The Loneliest Jukebox

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015



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Friday, June 27, 2014

Criminal Short-cuts

Three long-forgotten fiction reviews I did for Crime Time:

Some more grumpy than others.

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Pelican State Hate

My response to True Detective, now showing on Sky Atlantic and available for pre-order on DVD if you want to get a Woody (Harrelson).

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Haye-sty Remarks

Here's me on watching the Hayemaker talk about the Italian Stallion.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Rail ways

Here's my brief review of The Railway Man. By what right were the British in Singapore before 1942, btw?

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Jumping off from Cliff

"In Scotland, where the poll tax was introduced first, the line argued by Cliff caused real problems ... a dangerously sectarian position" (p.506). Seems that Cliff thought individual non-payment couldn't win in the long term.

"Cliff explained patiently and at the end of the meeting put his arm round [Martin] Smith and told him people like him were needed in the SWP" (p.481). Oops!


Monday, December 16, 2013

O'Tooled Up

My brief farewell to Peter O'Toole.