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Sherlock Episode Two Coincidences and Society

I started writing this blog post yesterday, before running out of time as I felt I needed to write more. As I wrote yesterday, I was reminded of my blog post in the opening ten minutes of Sherlock, as ME was written by the daughter of an entrepreneur with plans to kill. 1,398 more words

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Steps into 2017

90’s pop group Steps have confirmed their comeback for 2017 following their New Year’s Eve show at the famous London nightclub, G-A-Y. The five-piece group, consisting of Claire Richards, Ian ‘H’ Watkins, Faye Tozer, Lee Latchford-Evans and Lisa Scott-Lee (pictured below) will be releasing new music this year and will be embarking on an arena tour later in 2017. 35 more words

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Nevermind Watchdown: S25E06, or Anyone For a Vajazzle?

Oooooh. This is gonna be interesting.

Phill Jupitus, the once and future king of Buzzcocks, only missed one show in the series’ complete history, and we have arrived at that show. 2,006 more words

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Live Review: Kunt and the Gang (Southampton Firehouse, 04/11/16)

“After years of songs about wanking, I was ready to stop a few years ago. But then, my guardian angel came one night.” 

Kunt, lone member of Kunt and the Gang abrasively reminisces, until he reveals a puppet of the saviour that opened more doors – Jimmy Savile, who gets the biggest cheer that he’s had in years, and ever will do. 614 more words

Benjamin Myers up Scout Rock: Turning Blue, Jimmy Savile, Ian Watkins and the occult side of popular culture

Below is a conversation I had with writer Benjamin Myers on Friday 23rd of September 2016, while walking up Scout Rock in Mytholmroyd.

Me: Your new book is called… 2,728 more words

Do Artists' Personal Disgraces Really Invalidate their Work?

There are few pleasures in life which inspire unbridled passion and faithful devotion as much as music does. As music devotees, our affinities are such that – as with football fans and the players they worship – we feel as though we share in their glories, and even help them through their low points, as they have helped us. 943 more words

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