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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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Boy interrupted: Frankmusik’s return to peak pop fitness with “Between”

Pop records are like babies: no matter how quick and magical the moment of conception might be, the birth is usually a long and messy process, and you never quite know what’s going to come out of the other end. … Continue reading

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Football, Friendship, Family and other F-bombs

The referee points to the spot in the 6th minute of injury time. Our most talented player, who had just won the penalty, steps up to take it. If we score, we are through, to Wembley and, maybe maybe, the Premiership. The pub … Continue reading

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