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Jonas Brothers. Have you listened to "Sucker" yet? Probably not. If you are a reader of this site you are probably too cool for the pop school. Oh, I hope that isn't true. There are few things worse than boys (and it usually is boys) who  think that "real" music either (a) exists or (b) [...]

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Jon Ronson. I think Jon Ronson is just like me. Except he is nothing like me. Not really. He writes books about things I didn't know I was fascinated about and writes them in such a way that they change the way I think about things. He talks openly, and frankly, about things that, often, [...]

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International Women's Day. Firstly...for all of those nasty, mean spirited, brutish, boors out there; November 19th is the male equivalent. Alright? Idiots. Today is a day to celebrate the women who, in myriad ordinary and extraordinary ways, make the world a better place. It is a chance to consider the crucial role that women play [...]

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Leaving Neverland. I don't know. Neither do you. Neither do the more, ahem, passionate Michael Jackson fans. What I do know is that the testimony provided by James Safechuck and Wade Robson was unsettling, upsetting and undeniably compelling and convincing. That, of course, is not "evidence" but to deny, as some have, the veracity of [...]

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Keith Flint. The Prodigy brought music to the masses. Not music they knew...or had even heard before. They brought the underground overground. Their vicious, blistering, rage fuelled, sonic assault of punk, drum and bass, dance, rap and goodness knows what else forced kids like me who had previously dismissed dance music as being "fake" and [...]