The Clash – London Calling: Advertisements
A friend of mine was too embarrassed to publish this disgusting excuse for a poem on his own blog, so he asked me if I would. How could I refuse a favour on this, the day of my daughter’s wedding. Just for the record, in case anyone gets any smart ideas, I don’t even possess … More Jerkly McLurkington – Read at Your PERIL Grandma!
Given originals and cover versions, I’ll usually go with the original on general principle. And as much as I love Roy Orbison, Cyndi Lauper rocks the living stuffing out of this song. Orbison must’ve been rolling in his grave when he heard it. Did those glasses really help his eyes I wonder? I’m no optometrist … More I Drove All Night
The half machine, half human kind, he left his human heart behind, in favour of a robot mind. God witnessed and he wept. At cracking codes he’s most adept, he knows where all the keys are kept. There’s nothing he can’t hack except, a probing pair of eyes. He orders our IT supplies, the … More Cyclops
Out there, wandering the pitch black badlands, of demonic jazz improvisation, I stumbled on a clue, which led me to the revelation, that my uniquely fucked up thing, was not just my thing after all, but a shared thing. So now I have a label, and fellow sufferers, and a whole taxonomy of facile terms … More Circular
I’m so happy, ’cause today I’ve found my friends, they’re in my head I’m so ugly, that’s okay, ‘cause so are you, broke our mirrors… Kurt Cobain Nirvana – Lithium:
I only just worked out, after decades in oblivion, that the girl I had a crush on in secondary school, Katie, looked a hell of a lot like Debbie Harry. How did I not see this before. All my wit and charm and desperate pleading eventually culminated in Katie putting her left hand on my … More Atomic