Economics and similar, for the sleep-deprived
A subtle change has been made to the comments links, so they no longer pop up. Does this in any way help with the problem about comments not appearing on permalinked posts, readers?
Update: seemingly not
Update: Oh yeah!
Friday, February 05, 2010
Thursday music link a day late
There is more real emotion, insight into life and consideration of mortality and the value and fragility of human relationships in a thirty minute financial advisor's fact-find than in most of the stuff on telly today. Harold Pinter would have made a fucking brilliant life assurance salesman.
Psycho Candy. I've lost the reference to an excellent essay on the JAMC which pointed out that the cornerstone of their success was a technological advance - they were the first band to realise that reverb and feedback could allow one to combine the two rock cliches of "making a huge noise" and "standing around impassively and sneering", thus allowing them to be louder and more deafening than Iron Maiden without jumping around like a load of hairy twats. (Edit: with regard to the preceding sentence, the management do not propose to enter into correspondence with Velvet Underground fans, unless said VU fans are members or ex-members of the Jesus and Mary Chain).
this item posted by the management 2/05/2010 12:11:00 AM