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Groan!

Monday, September 29th, 2003

So the Cubs make the playoffs and the White Sox head for the golf course.
Still, the Sox had a great year, but when you lose seven games to a team that only won 43 games all season, you don’t deserve to make the playoffs.
The low point came Saturday night. The Cubs-Pirates game was live [...]

Protected: The first day

Thursday, September 25th, 2003

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Speaking of Johnny Cash …

Wednesday, September 24th, 2003

I saw a TV programme about him last week that ended with an amazing video for his song Hurt. Haunting is the only word for it. If you’ve never seen it, here it is in QuickTime format, courtesy of the video’s director, Mark Romanek. Or here in RealAudio format, courtesy of the NME.

Radio Thrift Shop

Wednesday, September 24th, 2003

I listen to more Internet radio than conventional radio these days. Harry Shearer, Kevin Matthews, and, of course, APHC are favourites. Now I’ve added a new show to that list: Radio Thrift Shop with Laura Cantrell. Three hours a week of good music you don’t often hear elsewhere. The recent tribute to Johnny Cash [...]