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And school’s out early and soon we’ll be learning and the lesson today is How to Die…

  The song above is I Don’t Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats which reached number one in the UK in 1979. The song is about the Cleveland Elementary School shooting in San Diego in the same year where 16 year old Brenda Spencer shot and killed the Principal and a custodian of the school, … Continue reading And school’s out early and soon we’ll be learning and the lesson today is How to Die…

1984 is now, and it doesn’t contain The Smiths, Danger Mouse or Tickle on the Tum.

  In George Orwell’s 1949 masterpiece, Big Brother was watching everyone and the Thought Police knew exactly what everybody was thinking. Today Orwell’s dystopian vision of Britain is beginning to take shape. Big Brother isn’t a bearded man on the Telescreen and the Thought Police are not a squad of men acting at the behest … Continue reading 1984 is now, and it doesn’t contain The Smiths, Danger Mouse or Tickle on the Tum.

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