Yes, violence against women is undeniably a bad thing. But does this strike anyone else as just a tad overfuckingsensitive?
...to find the most offensive team name you could use at an Amnesty International pub quiz without being thrown out.
Work it out from there.
Battersea Arts Centre's Sausage Night: a benefit show for the venue, featuring a star-studded array of stand-up comics along with free sausages. Damn good fun, with the added bonus of me being one of the winners of their raffle, picking up this t-shirt signed by everyone who performed that night.
Go to http://www.youngbloodbrassband.com
and listen to March
on the site's audio player. Now try to imagine what it's like being in a small room with them.
I'm an old man now, and so I tend to avoid the moshpit these days when I'm going to gigs. At Gogol Bordello's show, the moshpit extended from the front of the stage to the mixing desk. Still, even when watched from behind that mixing desk, this was one hell of a show - I haven't seen this sort of frenzy since the heyday of the Pogues.
Her out of Lamb, but gone all folky. Very nice indeed, actually.
Why has EVERY SINGLE CHOCOLATE MACHINE ON THE LONDON UNDERGROUND NETWORK been out of order for the past month? And all with the same notice stuck on the front? Eh? Eh?
Damn, those boys know how to work a crowd. Though it was curious to see a few people leaving just after they played JCB, halfway through the set.