Dave Allen on being cheap and lying


Classic Albums: Rumours’ 40th Birthday

Dogs and Avocados


The seventies were pretty crazy.  If the sixties brought us the sexual revolution, challenged convention, and gave rise to the counterculture, then the seventies took it out for a spin and stepped on the gas.

Despite what you’ve heard about the “Disco Era,” it was a great decade for music.  Funk, soul, glam, progressive, fusion, rock and the dreaded term “soft rock” all left their mark.  Soft rock was nothing more than songwriter-driven pop music by acts like Paul Simon, Jim Croce, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, James Taylor and others.  Seventies funk has become legendary.  The music wasn’t all good though.  We also had to wade through stuff like Paul Anka’s “(You’re) Having my Baby.”

In the seventies, hedonism was in; cocaine was in; people were going to clubs, and everyone was on the make.  In post-sixties, pre-HIV America, you could step outside your front door and hear…

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Milo’s book a bestseller, Regressive Left largely responsible

Before there was political correctness, this guy would be known as the stirrer and publicity seeker who will say anything to attract attention and make money.

Why Evolution Is True

Dangerous, Milo Yiannopoulos’s new book, doesn’t come out until March 14, but it’s already #34 on Amazon, and #1 in 3 categories. On Friday, based on preorders, it had risen briefly to #1.  Milo was paid $250,000 as an advance by Simon and Schuster, and stands to earn much more than that given the sales.

What’s in the book? It’s hard to tell, for there’s precious little information on the Amazon site, and even USA Today‘s article “What we know (and don’t know) about Milo Yiannopoulos’s ‘Dangerous’ book” doesn’t tell us what it’s about. I suspect it’s a combination of his views and his experiences on his “Dangerous Faggot” tour.


Those many people who have protested Milo’s appearances will be angered by the Dangerous‘s sales, and Sarah Silverman and Judd Apatow even called for boycotting of the book. What was clear to some of us, however, is that these…

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