Monthly Archives: November 2007

Dying of the cute

Watching Pushing Daisies – Olive and Chuck in ninja burglar outfits!

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Ah memory!

On Christmas eve twentyone years ago, I danced to this in Heaven. I was briefly back with Ash after the long period when she was with Janine and playing a weird ‘My lover is so strict that she forbids me … Continue reading

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Pink Elephants

Because it is one of the most wonderful things ever anyway, and I love this cover version of the music, may I share with you the Pink Elephants sequence from Dumbo remastered with Sun Ra and his Arkestra.

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Hey, you over there!!!!

I’m not very keen on most of what the BBC puts out as drama these days – Who and Life on Mars aside. I’ve never quite fallen for Hustle for example, though I can see the case for it, and … Continue reading

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One of the most irritating things about waking up to the Today programme – BBC Radio 4 news magazine lasting from 6 to 9 – is that you sometimes find homophobic ranting obtruding into your dreams at just the point … Continue reading

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A good essay

This rather good essay makes useful philosophical links between the ‘transgender panic’ defence often used by the murderers of trans people and some of Janice Raymond’s crazier arguments.

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My review of Beowulf is now up here.

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