Category Archives: “Art”

Advent Calendar Day 20 – The Kubrick Award For Most Lingering Image of 2012

Welcome to Day 20 of our pop culture advent calendar. Every day we’ve been handing out a little treat in the shape of a mini-blog on something or someone we’ve admired or thought worth noting in 2012. Today’s award is for … Continue reading

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Pop Advent Calendar Day 13: the Ask Jeeves Award For Shining A Light Through The Amazing Vast Dark Universe Of The Internet

Welcome to Day 13 of our pop culture advent calendar… we’re over the halfway mark, people! Every day we’re handing out a little treat in the shape of a mini-blog on something or someone we’ve admired in 2012. Here’s an introduction to this … Continue reading

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Pop advent calendar day 5 – Chris Morris Award For Most Sorely Missed Comic Genius

Welcome to Day 5 of our pop culture advent calendar. Every day we’re handing out a little treat in the shape of an award or recognition of something big or small in pop which has made 2012 a better place for … Continue reading

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Day 3 of our pop culture advent calendar: open up for our Beethoven Award for Most Beautiful Love Letter

Welcome to Day 3 of our pop culture advent calendar. Every day we’ll be handing out a little treat in the shape of an award or recognition of something big or small in pop which has made 2012 a better place … Continue reading

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So this is Christmas… (and time to open up your first advent calendar surprise: 2012’s best pop video)

“So this is Christmas And what have you done? Another year over, And a new one just begun.” Happy Xmas (War Is Over), John and Yoko and the Plastic Ono Band Let’s leave aside the addled chronology in this lyric, Lennon’s … Continue reading

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Take a girl like that – 25 years of “Savage”, Eurythmics’ avant garde masterpiece

The third in a series where Pop Lifer tests music, film, television etc by the rules laid down in Lupe Fiasco’s “Superstar”: “Did you improve on the design?/ Did you do something new?”. If the answer to either of those … Continue reading

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