While we here in the States currently are embroiled in such mundane things like GhostwritingGate and ParkSlopeCo-OpGate and HealthCareGate, the raging debate across the pond in the United Kingdom involves something far more fascinating: Cornish pasties. Last week, Chancellor of the Exchequer George ... More >>
"You are forbidden!": Marr to hip-wannabe David Cameron
Conservative politicians and non-conservative pop musicians are always having altercations about the former's use of the latter's music and hipness for nefarious political purposes.
The latest spat concerns UK Prime Minister David Came ... More >>
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THE FINE ART OF BURNING A BRIDGE, WHILE STANDING ON IT
If you think the hostile/apathetic attitudes of Americans toward government arts subsidies are muddleheaded (overwhelming empirical evidence from fou ... More >>
Douglas Wolk (you should be familiar with him--he's one of the best writers on both music and comics) just published in Techland a review of the most recent installments of the comics Phonogram and Hellblazer.
Both Brit-centric stories combine a post-Alan Moore melange of occultism and polit ... More >>