Hit Me On The Head, it’s Monday!

Waking up doesn’t have to be so bad! Iggy Pop – Lust For Love An absolute classic. I once lost half a tooth attempting to drink beer and dance to this at the same time. The ultimate “throw yourself against a wall” number. Queens Of The Stoneage – No One Knows Sublime guitars over a superb square beat (whatever that … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Music Playlists | Tagged , , | 3 Comments


People are doing some amazing, creative and funny stuff with lego and i wanted to share a couple of vids to those out there who may not have seen them. I think the White Strips video really kicked the trend off and these days their coming thick and fast. I particular like the Eddie Izzard “Star Wars” spin off which … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Film & TV Lists | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

I’ve Got You Covered

Radical, sweet, irreverent & funny. Here’s a selection with some of the best cover versions i’ve heard! (and for anyone that knows me, yes, i know i’ve left out my favourite 2!!!) Nostalgia 77 – Seven Nation Army – original by The White Stripes My Brightest Diamond – Feeling Good – original by Nina Simone Jose Feliciano – I Can’t … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Music Playlists | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Tenderness Of Men

Men …we often get a bad rap, right (and perhaps deservedly so)? Well here’s a selection of songs full of heart, feel and the tenderness of men! Scott Walker – Joanna Jacques Brel – Ne Me Quitte Pas David Bowie – Lady Grinning Soul Frank Sinatra – The Lady Is A Tramp Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness Nick … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Music Playlists | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

The Dirtiest Playthings

Getting down and dirty! The Birthday Party – Nick The Stripper – from the album “Junkyard” PJ Harvey – Down by the Water – from the album “To Bring You My Love” Tom Waits – Goin’ Out West – from the album “Bone Machine” Nine Inch Nails – Closer (I Wanna Fuck You Like An Animal) – from the album … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Music Playlists | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

A Sunny Afternoon Collection

Easy listening to sooth the soul! Burt Bacharah – I Say A Little Pray A song from the king of easy listening. Try to find the Dionne Warwick version ….actually get yourself out the door and at least get yourself an entire best of !!! Nina Simone – Feeling Good Hard to choose from her body of work but this … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Music Playlists | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Prop Bets Taken By Poker Players

This was posted recently on my poker forum by one of our mods, DangerMouse. Thanks to him for this compilation. Poker players are well known for their thirst for betting on almost anything and are often throwing themselves in to all kinds of side (or prop) bets with each other. So heres a few of the crazier prop bets taken … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Random Stuff | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Top Tune – March 2013

  Banks – Before I Ever Met You (2013)   The best Massive Attack tune around that isn’t actually them. Sultry vocals swing around a massive (no pun intended) beat and moody sounds. Sexiest track of 2013 so far. Random Fact: Check out the “S O H N” remix of this song which takes you into even darker, murkier waters … read more –>

Posted in Authors, Odd Ones | Tagged , | 1 Comment