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41 Years Ago Today: Leeds Mugged by Ref & Kaiser in European Cup Final - by Rob Atkinson

The Great European Cup Final Robbery occurred exactly forty=one years ago today – half a lifetime’s distance in the past – and yet this, more than just about any other of the many injustices suffered by that legendary team,  904 more words


Greek Tragedy and the “Twinkie Defense” | Theory Of Irony

If you were to think politics has evolved a long way from the rough and tumble time of Sophocles, consider the Greek tragedy that unfolded when a former marine, Oliver Sipple, saved the life of American President Gerald Ford on a fall San Francisco day in 1975.  76 more words

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Music Top 5 (May)

So I haven’t posted many sketches because I haven’t managed to get many done lately. It’s exam season so I’ve been focused on that. In other news I also finished up with school today (more info on my Instagram). 661 more words


Rocks In The Attic #491: Patti Smith - ‘Horses’ (1975)

I always regard Horses as a punk record, but that undermines its importance to the genre. Released in December 1975, it hit stereos nearly a full two years before the Sex Pistols released… 182 more words


Are you busy today?

The other day I ran into my friend Brian. “How are you doing, Brian?” “Over worked and underpaid. Terribly busy, this is my peak season you know.” 1,204 more words

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Larry Young's Fuel - Turn Off The Lights (1975)

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“If Jimmy Smith was the Charlie Parker of the organ, Larry Young was its John Coltrane.” I’m not sure who said that, but it’s a great line. 78 more words