Archive for November, 2008

Manics updated

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Richey James has recently been declared dead by his family following 13,5 years of disappearing from anybody’s view. The Guardian sparked me to write a little about his legacy. The Manic Street Preachers’ next album will consist solely of Richey’s lyrics, and it will be produced by Steve Albini.

Home love

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

I love Mia.

The current G20 desperation list

Friday, November 21st, 2008

A breakdown of national debt in the G20 countries, and also “desperation ratings” for the individual countries.

Jonestown, 30 years later

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

It’s now 30 years since Jim Jones drove more 918 to suicide, or to being murdered. Jonestown is perennial, and here’s a short rememberance of the atrocity.

Guns n’ Roses’ “Chinese Democracy”

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

OK, Guns n’ Roses’ “Chinese Democracy” is about to hit the world, 15 years in the making. I say a few words about the final product.