Author Archives: PopLifer

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The Man Who Finally Fell to Earth

Yes, it’s been a while hasn’t it? Call this sudden unexpected return our ‘The Next Day’, a tribute to a man without whom Pop Lifer would never have existed. Kate Bush. The Smiths. Madonna. The Sex Pistols. Blondie. Depeche Mode. The … Continue reading

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“In an ideal world I wouldn’t be doing this” – Tom Daley takes the plunge

At this very moment – thanks to the weird wildfire of the web – millions of people across the world are finding out that Tom Daley, the 19 year old British Olympic Diver, is in a relationship with a man. He joins the … Continue reading

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Re:Brand

Dr Who isn’t the only national icon capable of regeneration. Russell Brand has flitted between drug addict and campaigner, MTV cult, Daily Mail bette noir, widely praised journalist, Hollywood actor, best-selling author, Mr. Katy Perry, and now, political rabble-rouser. Not … Continue reading

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Stilted, ridiculous, predictable, perfect: the genius of Breaking Bad

Pop Lifer, in an almost spoiler free attempt, tries to explain why Breaking Bad is just so good. Pop Lifer has tried to write a blog on Breaking Bad for sometime, and in the last few weeks this effort has … Continue reading

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Can ‘Les Revenants’ pull off the pay-off?

We’ve re-uped in B’more, cooked blue meth in New Mexico, corridor walked in DC and arrested half the population of Copenhagen in a surprisingly flattering woolly jumper. Now, we have mixed feelings for a band of Alpine zombies competing for … Continue reading

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Only connect – Frank Ocean brings hope to the Brixton Academy (review)

  There’s a moment tonight which may be the most hopeful, beautiful thing I’ve seen in 20 years of gig-going at the Brixton Academy. Frank Ocean stands on the stage, almost nakedly vulnerable in a fierce red spotlight, singing the heartbroken words … Continue reading

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