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2010 Anti-List (Part Two)

Weird santa on old record coverOh, Christmas has come early for you lucky readers, hasn’t it? After the all-round excitement of yesterday’s Part One of the 2010 Anti-List, here comes the second and final part. Here’s some other stuff I’ve liked this year. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

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World Cup 2010 Final Thoughts (World Cup Braindump #14)

Well, that was that then. No more World Cup for four whole years. I wonder where we’ll all be then? What we’ll be doing? It’s kind of easy to track life in World Cups, but it makes it go awful fast. But before I get too philosophical, here are my final thoughts… Read the rest of this entry »

So Far…So Average (World Cup Braindump #9)

So, the group stage is nearly over. And we’re over half way through the tournament, at least in terms of games. This has not been a classic so far. In fact, the most memorable moments have generally involved New Zealand. And who would have thought that? Well, I did predict they might get a draw, but still, I didn’t think they would be the story of the group stage. Although now we have some big guns out – in the 2006 finalists France and Italy, and the knockout stage rapidly taking shape. Read the rest of this entry »

More ridiculous than sublime (World Cup Braindump #5)

Apologies for the lack of Hot World Cup Action here on the blog, but I have been happily distracted by other matters. But without any further ado, here is my latest braindump, as we enter the final round of group games. Read the rest of this entry »

Let’s hear it for the underdog! (World Cup Braindump #3)

Much has been made of this World Cup being thoroughly disappointing so far. We’ve had a real lack of goals (bar Germany), a real lack of quality (bar Germany again) and a real lack of drama. Until yesterday, anyway. It wasn’t the big guns that brought some life to the tournament, but the two rank outsiders – New Zealand and North Korea. Read the rest of this entry »