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Why Doesn’t Anyone Record Squeeze’s Songs?

Even casual music fans are likely familiar Squeeze’s 80’s-era hits like Tempted, Black Coffee in Bed and Pulling Mussels from the Shell (an innocent title for a salacious topic). Those of us inclined to geekdom go quite a bit further, however, practically worshiping the band’s

Let Jeff Goldblum Show You How to Appreciate a Gift

The last in our series of fine holiday adverts comes from Curry’s PC World in the UK, courtesy of Abbott Mead Vickers in London. Jeff Goldblum spins into dry-witted action as a distressed wife tries gamely to hide her disappointment with a Christmas gift. Her

A Different Kind of “E” Book

Two great books for music lovers are just out. They both have an “E” related to the title. That’s where the similarities end. First up, Elvis Costello with Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (Blue Rider Press). It’s 670 (yes, really) pages of Elvis, aka Declan

A Movie Worth Waiting 100 Years For?

John Malkovich and Robert Rodriguez have made a film which will not be released for 100 years. The piece grapples with age-old ‘what will the future look like?’ questions but ratchets it up a notch with specific references back to the year 2015. The project

A Little Film You May Not Have Noticed

Star Wars is back, and I couldn’t be happier. Episode VII: The Force Awakens exceeded all of my expectations and then some (though the prequels certainly didn’t set the highest bar).  I won’t write a traditional review here – there are plenty of those around.  And I