Archive for July, 2009

Have-a-tan-Sheridan

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

There are no regulations in Britain concerning the use of sunbeds, it is a real farwest in SUNBEDLAND. Yesterday Tommy Sheridan (the disgraced Scottish politician) defended the use of sunbeds -especially in Scotland (where it rains , everyday, it gives people a boost to have a tan- Sheridan said this on Newsnight, 29 July 2009). [...]

Blue Cameron

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The real Clueless-Cameron is coming to the fore. Cameron is like everybody else he swears like a trooper -most people do it in private, Clueless wants to be cool and street wise so he swears in public-, The Labour Party now is quite keen to debate with the trooper since he could do himself more [...]

Multroon of the week: Zizek and Callinicos find a friend

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

“Today, the demonstrators indulge in the luxury that was bestowed upon them by previous generations.” http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jul/28/iran-protests-martin-amis

Anthony Burgess’s wicked ways and humour

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Anthony Burgess’s first novel deals with his first job as a teacher in some small provincial English town. Burgess weaved in all the erotic tapestry , all the goings on, the hypocrisy of a small town where everyone appears to be what they are not; that is to say upright, righteous, keen church goers, but [...]

Memoirs of a situationist drummer: on William S. Burroughs

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Burroughs believed in God from when he was 14 years old. He said so 1 year before he died. Strangely enough Old Bill Burroughs was against all authority on earth, but forgot to mention that he was in favour of temporal authority. Another contradiction. No wonder situationists called beat poets “mystical cretins”, but Burroughs was [...]

Wage discrepancy amongst the Tour de France racers

Monday, July 27th, 2009

(…)”Some racers really live quite well from it. “In the peloton , I think that fifteen persons won’t have to work again”, calculates  Vincent Lavenu, boss of the team AG2R-La Mondiale. The Spaniard Alberto Contador  (Astana) would thus earn 2 to 3 million euros (gross) per year as a salary and image royalties. An amount [...]

Nicaragua blues

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Heard on Radio 4 this morning that the Sandinistas are back in Nicaragua – they have banned abortions. Remember that album by the CLASH? When John Mellor aka Woody , aka Joe Strummer was told that the Sandinistas were stalinists, he said :”I know, there are three brands of them”. Strummer and co went ahead [...]

Class system in rude health, 2009

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Rupert Murdoch’s Times newspaper is positively wetting itself at the prospect of shortly getting a Conservative government to power. On 26 July it ran a gushing article on ‘re-vamped and modernised gentleman’s clubs’ in London, where ‘young men – and women – are clamouring to be allowed to join.’ Here is the survey of the [...]

More cop brutality against African-Americans

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

‘An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper who pulled over and choked a paramedic on his way to delivering a patient to hospital has suspended for just five days and ordered to attend an “anger assessment.” The incident occurred in late May on Highway 62 near Boley in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma. Trooper Daniel Martin and his colleague [...]

PRESS TV JOURNOSPOOK MAKES A GETAWAY

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

This piece of filth filming in the clip below was from Press TV, Galloway’s favourite channel, which is funded by the Iranian government. http://tinyurl.com/ktzp27 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qya7prxhCvw Surprise, surprise none of this footage has been broadcast on their channel. So why was he carefully filming all the protesters? Answers on an e-postcard. Those used to seeing journocops and journospooks at certain types [...]