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BBC: Ministry of (Un)Truth

BBC News, once a bastion of impartiality and objectivity (though, of course, endlessly monarchistic), has swelled and bloated into a gangrenous, manipulative ‘Ministry’ of the masses. 580 more words

Modern Nonsense

2017 Movie #115: Dune (1984)

David Lynch’s Dune is bafflingly incomprehensible on a number of levels. First and foremost, (and I should say that I haven’t actually read Herbert’s Dune… 438 more words

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Big Brother Has Landed

“Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.” 
― George Orwell

This week has been a strange one. 207 more words

Today in Madonna History: October 20, 1984

On October 20 1984, Madonna’s debut album, Madonna, hit #8 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the USA. It took the album over a year to reach its peak (it debuted on the Billboard 200 at #190 on September 3 1983), and went on to sell 10-million copies worldwide (5-million in the USA). 106 more words

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