Friday 22 August 2008

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Top Tunes of 2007, part 2 and 3

My plan to write about my favourite music of last year in three parts, and put the tracks from each one up on Muxtape has been foiled. The music industry appears to have shut the site down, part of its continuing campaign to make time run backwards to the 1980s.

Continued…

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Seinfeld and Celebrity Computer Endorsements [Updated]

British comedy duo Morecambe and Wise did some ads for Atari in the 1980s. Here's one, with a couple more linked to from the 'Related' section: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM0gvwJisLc

I can't imagine many people less likely to play Atari games than Eric Morecambe.

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22 Aug 2008 at Twitter

  • 11:10am: Waiting patiently for @blackbeltjones and @blech to lead us into the prophesied blip.fm backlash. I'm ready.
  • 07:00pm: Sitting in fast-moving bank holiday National Rentacar queue. A week in the countryside ahead.
  • 10:19pm: Rumbling along country roads listening to Parris, Attenborough and Jardine chat cosily about Robert Hooke.