Monthly Archives: July 2012

Picture This #10 – Mulholland Drive

Of the many, many remarkable things about David Lynch’s masterpiece, “Mulholland Drive”, its sheer visual gorgeousness stands out. You could freeze almost any moment in the film and the image captured would be beautiful enough to turn into a poster. That’s … Continue reading

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PSB Winner #4 – Love Etc

No doubt we’ll be returning to the Olympics shortly, but for now it’s back to the Pet Shop Boys and the 4th of 10 blogs devoted to our favourite PSB songs of all time, in no particular order. Each blog has an A side (which made … Continue reading

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The Olympic Opening Ceremony: the best, most expensive in-joke in history

Poplifer is not a fan of most Olympic  opening ceremonies. Think of the trashiest tourist shop at an airport, give it a fascist twist and stadium scale, and away you go – fireworks, flags and kids in militarised lines, a celebration … Continue reading

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PopLifer’s Adventures in Persia

Frank Ocean’s revolutionary message spreads further, with a little nudge from PopLifer…

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Picture this#9 – Liverpool 1994, London 2012

An unlikely first candidate for the first iconic image of London 2012. Bear in mind, this was broadcast the world over……. Chris

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PSB Winner #3 – Jealousy

3rd of 10 blogs devoted to the 10 best Pet Shop Boys songs of all time, not presented in any particular order. Each has an A side and is followed by a B side, a song so good it nearly … Continue reading

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