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Down The Rabbit Hole

This past weekend I did the impossible.

That’s right: I went on the tube.

The idea of the tube has always given me nightmares. Something banal for a New Yorker or a Londoner, underground transportation seemed to me more akin to science fiction or a crime show. 602 more words

Study Abroad

Day 95: 'The Bushes Scream While My Daddy Prunes' by The Very Things

If the same band features here twice, but under two different names, is that cheating?

The Very Things were one of several projects fronted by The Shend during the 1980s (see… 87 more words

100 Songs In 100 Days

Day 90: 'Godstar' by Psychic TV & The Angels of Light

Psychic TV merit a second entry here, because this is totally different in style and approach from Day 50.

I don’t why I didn’t see this particular edition of… 44 more words

100 Songs In 100 Days

Today in Madonna History: January 27, 1984

On January 27 1984, Madonna performed Burning Up and Holiday on the UK television program, The Tube.  The show was broadcast live from The Hacienda club in Manchester. 42 more words


Day 88: 'Eleanor Rigby' by Stanley Jordan

When I was about sixteen I started learning the guitar. A lot of my friends played (some of them were very proficient), and I felt a bit left out. 104 more words

100 Songs In 100 Days

Day 78: 'Spiritwalker' by The Cult

Here’s a scary thought: The Cult were the first band (apart from some mates in school) I ever saw live. They were touring the country before the release of the LP… 153 more words

100 Songs In 100 Days