Friday, 5 March 2010

Let it be known

Point one: I am going to be speaking at the Oxford Radical Forum this Sunday, along with Nina Power, Owen Hatherley, Richard Seymour and other Much Cleverer People. Programme here.

Point two: last night I went to a Chumbawamba gig. It was great, apart from the part where I got slapped in the face by a racist in a massive yellow flak jacket. Lots of screaming from wankered whitepeople to 'play whitewash!!' Band not impressed.

Point three: I am watching Geert Wilders on the news. He looks and talks like a badly-ageing, drunk Draco Malfoy.

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  1. You should have stopped being tolerant of the intolerant and slapped the bloke back.

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  2. i'm but a thick uneducated plumber but even i can see the first part reads as if to imply you consider Nina, Owen and Richard not up to par educationally

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  3. The headline now has me singing 'What difference does it make" by the Smiths.

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  4. You saw Chumbawamba live? *envy*

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  5. Hi- this isn't a comment as such. I just wanted you to know taht I read your blog, and like it. A lot.

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  6. Here is a very sad story of global gendercide against females. I hope this lays to rest any objections that progress does not need to be made to avoid disaster.

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  7. Well... look at it this way... at least the venue for the forum you've been booked to speak at isn't St.Hilda's. S-M-I-L-E!

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  8. I went to the ORF in (I think) 2008. It was good.

    Though I think it finally cemented Wadham's status as the "radical and leftwing" college over Balliol.

    The Wadham-based ORF was pulling in literally hundreds. The Balliol Left Caucus did well if 7 people and a dog turned up.

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  9. True story. Chumbawumba used to record in the studios, above the club where I had my wedding 'reception'. Caught my ex sister in law- having sex underneath chumbawumbas drum kit. That is a claim to fame. Unfortunately as she was a Tory councillor at the time, am not sure she found it as funny as I did.

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  10. "I get knocked down, but I get up again, you're never gonna keep me down!" If that isn't your mobile ring tone, Laurie, then it should be!

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