Tag Archives: Cynicism

Too Old To Die Young is boring, but worse yet, cynical

When’s the last time you watched something that surprised you? In a good or a bad way? For movies it would be The Skin I Live In. Deadwood was the last TV show, and that débuted nearly fifteen years ago. … Continue reading

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Bad Wankers

We live in an age where most celebrity is manufactured and unmerited, and as a result it is now abundant. If you’ll pardon the double entendre, there are tiers of fame. Which category the consensus prescribes them is widely understood … Continue reading

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Will FSG get away with demolishing Jürgen Klopp?

Yeah, sure, the title is clickbait. A similar tactic is used by the utterly vapid ESPN.co.uk, who utilise antagonistic headlines to encourage hits on a plethora of shitty opinion pieces lamenting faux crises at ‘big clubs’ (usually because they failed … Continue reading

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Essential Listening: Sleaford Mods – Divide and Exit (2014) & Key Markets (2015)

There’s that annoying occurrence where mainstream attention invariably corrupts artistic purity. It slowly assimilates its intent and tone into safer spheres. Once it’s commoditised it’s then more likely to be sold, well, that’s the theory anyway. This partly explains the … Continue reading

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Blogging, just how seriously am I taking it?

As a blogger it’s easy to become blissfully unaware – you’re in control of your own site, you’re in control of your own content, so invariably how it appears to you is different from how it is read and interpreted … Continue reading

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