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Jam hot

April 6, 2011

Jam hot

Also, this and this.

Photos via fuckyeahnoelfielding. Below, Fielding and Julian Barrett of The Mighty Boosh; at bottom, Fielding in a famous pairing with Russell Brand on the BBC’s Big Fat Quiz as the team “The Goth Detectives.”

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Dylan Moran – “and then we go home to our lovely… tiles.”

October 22, 2010

Dylan Moran – “and then we go home to our lovely… tiles.”

I saw Dylan Moran perform at the Edingburgh festival in the mid 1990s. In an moment of near infatuation or more accurately addiction I had to go back the next night and see him do the same show again.

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Werner Herzog – There is no harmony in the universe

March 28, 2010

“Taking a close look at what is around us, there is some sort of a harmony. It is the harmony of overwhelming and collective murder. And we in comparison to the articulate vileness and baseness and obscenity of all this jungle, we in comparison to that enormous articulation, we only sound and look like badly pronounced and half-finished sentences out of a stupid suburban novel, a cheap novel.

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Dance scene from Band of Outsiders

May 23, 2009

From Godard’s 1964 film Bande à part, or Band of Outsiders. Not design except in the larger sense, but it’s in the favourites category thanks to my friends Maxwell and Hadley who made about thirty of us learn this sequence for an art event a couple of years ago.

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“Put down those pens, authors! Put down those brushes, artists! Why not go into the service industry? Or banking?”

April 20, 2009

Apologies to non-Canadian readers, but I need to address our national broadcaster. Dear CBC, Canadians need much more Seán Cullen on CBC radio, and much less Stuart McLean. Why do we have to wait until summer to listen to Simply Seán on the radio?

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