Monthly Archives: October 2004

Groovy, Man, Groovy!

Most Outlandish Halloween 2004 Costume Award goes to the short-sleeved T-shirt spotted last night at CBGB during The Shirts‘ set (a coincidence? I don’t think so…) Generic, neutral gray, with the words “Haight-Ashbury” arching across, as on a street-bought college … Continue reading

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I Was a Teenage Mutant Cholesterol Monster

Final score: Cholesterol 1, Linus 0 Continue reading

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A Perfumed Garden No More

Legendary British radio DJ John Peel has died of a heart attack while on holidays in Peru. He was 65. John Peel came to the forefront of pop consciousness during the heady days of “pirate radio” in the mid 60′s, … Continue reading

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Needlepoint

Anita Pallenberg and Britney Spears: Duelling Black Feathery Outfits. Da da ding ding ding ding ding ding dingggg… Continue reading

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Bees Do It

The ever-entertaining BBC reports that the bees do it too. Get drunk, that is. Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have found that bees react to alcohol in the same way as people do [...] The team found … Continue reading

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On the Relation Between Bliss and Ignorance

But Dirk doesn’t wear Red Socks, does he? Continue reading

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Aha Baha

Who really did let the dogs out, anyway? And other notes of great import. Or something. Continue reading

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Words, Words Everywhere

A writing competition at the BBC featuring 101 new words Continue reading

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Night of the Living Dead, La La

Night of the Living Dead. Live. With music. Does it suck? Of course. Is it fun? Absolutely. Continue reading

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A Slip Of The Eye

Quickly glancing over yet another Halloween show announcement for my weekly updating of The Gigometer, my eye stumbles upon a mention of “spongy music”. Huh? Oh, it’s “spooky music”. Still, I wonder what spongy music would be like…

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