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A Swarm of What-Will-Bes

Neil Innes and Fatso, Farewell Posterity Tour – Recorded during a reunion tour with his band from Rutland Weekend Television, this is an eclectic mix of material. It includes some comedy bits, like “Testing 1, 2” with its number puns, … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Be Frank

Frank Black, Christmass – I talked a bit about this record when it first came out, but I thought it might be worth revisiting since I’ve been looking back at Frank’s work and it’s near Christmas. Not that the album … Continue reading

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I’m Ruler of This Moon, Boy

The second album credited to Frank Black and the Catholics, Pistolero from 1999, has never really been a favorite of mine. That said, it has some excellent songs. I tend to think of it as somewhat noisier and more chaotic … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Best Tunes

Not very long ago, my wife brought to my attention this IMDb thread about the music in The Lords of Salem. Usually these boards are pretty stupid, and it bugs me how half the replies to any given post are … Continue reading

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Ohana Means Family

Lilo & Stitch – Compared to the few Disney features released before it, I thought this one had better pacing and a better mix of silliness and sentiment. It has a weird premise, with a genetically engineered alien monster coming … Continue reading

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Orgy of Begrem

Necrophenia, by Robert Rankin – From the Goodreads reviews, this doesn’t appear to be one of Rankin’s more popular books. I liked it, but it is kind of all over the place, which is not unusual with his more recent … Continue reading

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The Tempus Fugitives

The Suburban Book of the Dead: Armageddon III: The Remake, by Robert Rankin – In the final volume of the Armageddon trilogy (which so far really is only three books, unlike the Brentford Trilogy), Rex Mundi is transported to an … Continue reading

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