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she's dead

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a bit early in the season for it really

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Fall from Grace

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fun

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David Haywood's outrageously funny and profoundly educational lecture on cranial dimensions

Tomorrow, tomorrow...

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God's Away On Business

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Funkahdafi

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Trust

Wouldn't it be nice to not have to password protect your life

Looting with the lights on

Naomi Klein
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 17 August

We keep hearing England's riots weren't political – but looters know that their elites have been committing daylight robbery

I keep hearing comparisons between the London riots and riots in other European cities – window-smashing in Athens or car bonfires in Paris. And there are parallels, to be sure: a spark set by police violence, a generation that feels forgotten.

But those events were marked by mass destruction; the looting was minor. There have, however, been other mass lootings in recent years, and perhaps we should talk about them too. There was Baghdad in the aftermath of the US invasion – a frenzy of arson and looting that emptied libraries and museums. The factories got hit too. In 2004 I visited one that used to make refrigerators. Its workers had stripped it of everything valuable, then torched it so thoroughly that the warehouse was a sculpture of buckled sheet metal.

Back then the people on cable news thought lootin…

taking the easy way out again

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Man Makes Chocolate Records

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Rise Up

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think about it

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Do the Du

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so love this song

and its not

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The Right To Protest

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Wasted Landscape

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And here we go

I've a song stuck in my head


Tis not a song for today

Be gone
Song

And there it is, nearly

Waiting for courier

Thinking about last nights hilarious talk by David Haywood. Funniest 'routine' I've had the pleasure of for, well, longer than I care to remember.

NZ comedians Y U Nooo as funny? Witty? Intelligent?

Science is cool

Some Velvet Morning - possibly tomorrow and then again I expect to be hungover

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Till We meet again

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Time flies

But I'm on foot

*shakes fist*

things I enjoyed as a boy

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its all about the music

yeah right buddy