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Single review: Morrissey – “World Peace Is None Of Your Business”

Hear these lines? Truly disappointed (truly, truly, truly) Is that a didgeridoo? In a Morrissey song?? I do believe it is. And some tribal drumming too. Oh I see: it’s a reference to the ‘world’ in the song’s title. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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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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“Today, today… is the first of May”

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

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Live comedy review: Alan Davies at The Lighthouse, Poole

QI’s resident buffoon brings his cheeky charm to Poole Just a quickie… To spend the evening listening to Alan Davies is like catching up with an old mate down your local pub. He’s a charming host, gently teasing latecomers before offering … Continue reading

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