Tuesday, 19 February 2008

When Daley hit the Lucozade

Finally showing up on YouTube is the seminal Daley Thompson/Lucozade/Phantom of The Opera advert.

Word to Thompson, the original GOAT. Young cats like that cheating scum Dwayne Chambers need to recognise what you could do with only Lucozade, Iron Maiden and a pair of Adidas. Peace out, Daley!

Friday, 15 February 2008

Welcome to Syria…

With Imad Mughniyeh's assasination, Syria suddenly looks like a more exciting/dangerous place again… Clerk and Teller's excellent travel blog has just been there. It's got coffee, revolving restaurants, proper biblical architecture, and more military hardware on display than you can imagine. What else do you need?

Saturday, 9 February 2008

Fatties are in danger

My piece on the heart attacks, strokes and other obesity-related dangers facing rappers is in today's Guardian Guide. You can read it here.

If you're out tonight, pour some on the ground for Big Pun. Couldn't nobody maul the Statue of Liberty's tits like he could.

Friday, 8 February 2008

The Balearic Revival in today's Guardian

My lengthy piece on 'The Balearic Revival' is in today's Guardian. The piece includes interviews with Balearic Mike, the Balearic Brothers, Mo Morris from Mountain Of One and Boy's Own affiliate Cymon Eckel (pictured above right, showing the new jacks how it was done, way back when at a Boy's Own party in 1989). You can read it here.