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20 October 2013

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  1. Ian Penman reviews ‘Mod’ by Richard Weight · LRB 29 August 2013

    This is packed with good stuff. The differences between the fans of trad and modern jazz. Mods as continental modernists, aesthetes. Mods compared to other subcultures. “Tellyology”: shaping history with both eyes on a potential TV series. Ray Davies. Miles Davis. Blur. Noel Gallagaher. Today’s Mod revival as a ploddy “dad rock” conservatism. The British Music Experience.

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    @D_Nye_Griffiths I was a bit bored of fighting by the end (like the comics) but otherwise everything is so quick & right with no dead space.

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    @D_Nye_Griffiths That thing you tweeted a week or so ago about ‘Scott Pilgrim vs The World’ still being good… this is me belatedly agreeing.

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    @tomtaylor @iotwatch @infovore I NEED LOTS OF PEOPLE TO TWEET SO THAT THAT SCROLLS OFF THE SCREEN NOW PLEASE!

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    @tomtaylor @iotwatch @infovore I’ve always thought Newspaper Club’s advertising campaign was unorthodox, but glad it’s still functioning!

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    Replaced 300ish lines of code with 450ish more complex but theoretically better lines of code. Success!

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    @infovore @iotwatch Verified accounts and advertisers still can apparently. And FB, Instagram and Twitter URLs work. techcrunch.com/2013/10/17/twi…

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    That was mean. What I really meant was “@Medium, services.medium.com/unsubscribe is 404ing so I can’t unsub from your emails. Thanks.”

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    Click the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in a Medium.com email. I see “404. Sorry, but nothing exists here.” It knew why I wanted to unsub!

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    disney confirms that all their characters are in constant, agonizing pain. “cartoons aren’t meant to exist,” said CEO bob iger, weeping