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And so he was quiet, & that very night,
As Tom was a-sleeping he had such a sight!
That thousands of sweepers, Dick, Joe, Ned, & Jack,
Were all of them lock’d up in coffins of black;
And by came an Angel who had a bright key,
And he open’d the coffins & set them all free;
Then down a green […]
It may seem a bit strange that in a series universally praised for its dialogue and characterization, the one line that really jumped out at me in the Wire was the one below. It’s only a short conversation between two characters, who are discussing a third, and although it provides a bit of insight on […]
[ Images filched from RTÉ website article ]
I’ll own up then, I have been caught looking at the ‘Craic’ section on the RTÉ news website. In fact, I couldn’t resist looking further into this article : Cowen Nude Shocker! Some wag with not a little artistic talent has managed elude security and […]
I picked this up in the Oxfam shop on Parliament street for one euro. Classic stuff. The b-side, Who’s knocking at my door, is below, along with Paralyzed.
Here’s a bit about the Legendary Stardust Cowboy from his official site:
Norman Carl Odam was born in Lubbock, Texas in 1947. Inspired by Chet Atkins, he […]
Mark E Smith’s most distinctive texts echo both Lovecraft and Dick’s methodology. According to caricature, The Fall proffer a naturalism whose dreariness is leavened only by its humour. But it was only in their earliest mode that The Fall were comic naturalists, introducing an amphetamine-driven garage punk to the bingo halls, industrial estates and cracker […]
(Photo by Graham Keogh.)
A lot has been written about Jinx Lennon. All positive, and all well-deserved. A true original voice. He’s been the subject of RTE’s Arts Lives, clips from which are available on YouTube here.
From his website biog:
Jinx takes the word singer songwriter,douses it liberally with petrol lights it up and then takes a […]
From the makers of the charming ‘The Red Balloon‘ comes this following little enterprise - ‘It’s a horrible life‘. Well-structured and well-edited, a simple little story. All in all, great stuff.
I just came across this enjoyable little Irish movie - all 2 minutes and 51 seconds of it. I know absolutely nothing about the makers of it, except the following from the youtube site itself:
The Red Balloon - a film by Lauren Brownen, Claire Butler and Conor O’Kelly. The story of a girl and […]
Mertz: Do you find my method acting unsound?
Dullard: I saw no acting at all.