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Listening to MF Doom instrumentals

When you’re unemployed it’s very easy to slip into the rhythm of doing nothing all day – or at least nothing of any great significance. Combine this with some writer’s block and you have a recipe for disaster. Thankfully I tracked down an instrumental track by producer-extraordinaire MF Doom entitled ‘Benzoin Gum‘ which I had […]

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Speak the lingo

If there’s something I really can’t stand about the corporate world it has to be the bizarre rhetoric and wording they use to describe basic things. The corporate language is a foreign language to most people that move around outside of open office space and air-conditioned conference rooms. It gets even better when foreigners have […]

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Say hello to my little friend

One of my greatest influences, the late great Hunter S. Thompson, once said that there was more truth in fiction. Thus, Hunter could split his personality with Sports Desk editor Raoul Duke, and describe scenes that walked the razor edge between insanity and actual fact. His best examples of this are ‘Fear and Loathing in […]