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Oi, You Pretty Things!

Watching the full 15 minutes that the death of David Bowie was accorded on BBC’s News At Ten it occurred to me that while we all might get our 15 minutes of fame, very few of us will get our

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Britpop: The Scene That Smothered Itself

I love the rosy glow of nostalgia as much as the next man but the 20th anniversary of Britpop is not something I choose to celebrate. No. The day that Stuart Maconie (for apparently it was him) decided to lump

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