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The man who nearly broke the Bank of England

In the course of my research for my third book [Crime, Policing and Punishment in England, 1660-1914] I used an excellent volume of prison memoirs compiled by Philip Priestley. 461 more words

Police Court

Weezer - Weezer (The White Album)

Since reemerging with 2001’s self-titled release – henceforth referred to as the “Green Album” – Weezer has become a surprisingly polarizing group. Prior to the Green Album, they were hailed as under-appreciated pop geniuses who created two perfect albums, one of which bridged the gap between grunge and pop, the other having laid the groundwork for 21st century emo. 884 more words

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Pearl's 15 minutes of fame

A large chunk of my recently published memoir is about dogs. My mother was the first person in Philadelphia, 1961, to open a full-service beauty salon for dogs. 182 more words


Blue < Pinkerton

Vinyl Me, Please‘s latest release, Weezer’s 1996 Pinkerton, is by far, the most prolific offering from the steadfast Weezer catalogue. Fools argue Blue… 11 more words


Vinyl Me Please - May 2016 Edition

Vinyl Me Please tops itself every month. This month is a special edition of Weezer’s Pinkerton in marble blue, with a pop-up interior. This one’s a classic, a record that every vinyl enthusiast should own at some point. 102 more words


Weezer/Blue Album Anniversary

Folks, I’m sitting on a lot of Weezer research after that White Album review, and seeing as yesterday marked the 22 year anniversary of The Blue Album, it only felt proper to say my piece. 231 more words

Dropout Blog

Week 46

Hanna Verma was eager to help out the pink suited detective as he tried to solve the murder of one of her apartments tenants. Little did Hanna know that by the act of twisting towards the light to get a better look at the suspects photo she had saved her own life. 33 more words

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