aaah. i have to admit i love the jingles. i like the way he flexes his goofy nearly-but-not-quite musical aesthetic (yikes i can imagine him reading that aloud!) and i love rosie the talking dog too! hopelessly impartial.
when it falls down for me is those occasions where the chemistry with the...
As I mentioned - I couldn't find anything else that was good by him - or similar.
And it's not "proper" Hip-Hop really is it? It's Pop music. One has to get one's head round that. It's a little like "Papa was a rolling stone" in many regards.
But as for being an abuse of signifiers? Lol...
absolutely. it's not simply a song. it's a video. but [in fairness] it is kinda there in the sonics too no?
what's the message? well it definitely reminded me of my recent experiences in america. that hair trigger divide between "sunny normality" and - (without the quotation marks) - the...
BUCKLES ALWAYS MAKES ME LAUGH
the recent interview with bob mortimer - very moving. bob really nails adam - it's all about LOVE :love:
good one with jon ronson - a bit of fumbling around discussing porn - but still real and revealing
ok this guy might not be cool - and in fact i couldn't find anything else good by him (which was a very weird experience - everything else seems "indie")
BUT - believe the hype - this is pretty amazing. just the fact that he's not wearing a shirt - makes him look a bit fat and somehow like a...
and the FODMAPS people in australia think that it's just that people can't digest complex carbs - and so when they stop eating bread they feel better
in the daily mail (but sometimes their health coverage is good)...
I strongly believe it's a big problem.
One of the many foods people in the west eat unthinkingly and which causes untold damage and distorts people's personalities.
Made inestimably worse by modern intensive food production which mills it down to microscopic qualities.
But the press is still...
he won't admit - parrys the man charlamagne's question - but he's clearly in therapy. seems very shaky. is on meds (i think by his own admission)
it is a pretty good point though. i'll have to think. certainly here in the office we tried to think of examples of this kind of thing and we ran out of examples towards the end of the nineties (predictably enough i guess)