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“…each time you vote you support the process…”

Oh it’s his birthday, let him have his say: See my review here. Advertisements

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Congratulations Conchita Wurst. Congratulations everyone.

Austrian bearded drag queen wins Eurovision 2014. World remains on axis. OK, I may have supped a few cans of Guinness, but I can’t help feeling I have just witnessed something rather monumental. Maybe something approaching Stonewall in terms of … Continue reading

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‘Ladyparts Sausage’ steals the show

Eurovision semi #2 The lesson I have learned this evening is this: never attempt Eurovision sober. Compared to the first semi-final on Tuesday, tonight’s show was rather thin on highlights.  There was another song about cake which I thoroughly enjoyed…but … Continue reading

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Hair-flinging, cake-baking, roller-blading nonsense… and that’s just for starters

Eurovision Song Contest So then… semi #1 was a mixture of old Eurovision staples (eg. wind machine, key changes) and its fair share of the ‘what-the-hell-was-that?’ moments. Some highlights: Scruffy-bearded Latvians singing “Ask your mother how to bake that cake” … Continue reading

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Eurovision – first semi of the week (snigger!)

For those of us of a certain persuasion, it’s like Christmas all over again. It’s camp and shiny and drinking games are virtually unavoidable. Nowadays the spectacle of Eurovision has blossomed and grown into a week-long pagan feast. From today … Continue reading

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Morrissey: “Ouija Board, Ouija Board”

A silly song. But two comedy legends in the video. I never knew this happened: Joan Sims AND Kathy Burke in a Morrissey video! According to Moz’s autobiography, when he met Joan she said to him: “Do you know Nicholas … Continue reading

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“Today, today… is the first of May”

David Bowie – I’ll Take You There [bonus track from The Next Day]

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