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Groundhog Day: Our fourth nominee for The Lupe Fiasco Award for services to pop culture

The fourth 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 is yes to either of … Continue reading

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Pop Lifer is six months old today – time for our infant check up

Exactly six months ago, we posted our first proper blog here on Pop Lifer, one celebrating the bravery of the then little-known Frank Ocean, who had just told the world in a beautiful and simple letter that his first true … Continue reading

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From Punk to Monkhouse: How Danny Baker does Danny Baker better than anyone else we know

Autobiographies are for psueds, the self-important or airport newsagents. So, why has Danny Baker, free form broadcaster and official loose cannon, written one? As he himself says “Frankly, I’ve always thought people who ‘bare their souls’ or who reveal any … Continue reading

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Pop Advent Calendar Day 23: The Lady GaGa Award for Single of the Year

Welcome to Day 23 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. Yesterday we handed … Continue reading

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Pop Advent Calendar Day 22: the Twin Peaks Award for Unlikeliest Drama (and Hero) of 2012

Welcome to Day 22 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. Yesterday we took … Continue reading

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Pop Advent Calendar Day 21: A Very Good Joke

Welcome to Day 21 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. Yesterday we handed … Continue reading

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