• 20th July
    2014
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Morrissey is a poet, no matter what the academics say

Morrissey is a poet, no matter what the academics say

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If I ever met Morrissey in person, I’m sure he would detest me. I eat one too many KFCs for his liking and I imagine his contrarian attitudes – his incessant criticism of people who enjoy eating meat – would often grate on me. Then again, I do love a good burger, so I suppose you can understand why Morrissey’s opinions would annoy me on that front.

With that in mind, I still regard Morrissey as…

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  • 19th July
    2014
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Could Amazon’s plans for an eBook subscription service destroy public libraries?

Could Amazon’s plans for an eBook subscription service destroy public libraries?

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I guess it was only a matter of time before Netflix inspired a ‘digital distribution’ revolution in the world of eBooks. According to the latest gossip, Amazon are planning to launch ‘Kindle Unlimited’, a Netflix-style subscription service for eBooks and Audiobooks where you can download as many books as you like to your Kindle for $9.99 (£5.80) a month. Whether this service will kick off in the…

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  • 18th July
    2014
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Are you guilty of committing ‘word crimes’?

Are you guilty of committing ‘word crimes’?

Comedian Weird Al Yankovic has created a parody of Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ lambasting Internet users for sloppy grammar, bad spelling and inarticulacy. As hilarious as the video is, this is long overdue – almost 3 billion people now use the Internet and since 1 billion of the world’s population are illiterate (that’s 26% of the world’s adult population) it’s no wonder the World Wide Web is…

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  • 11th April
    2014
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    2014
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    2014
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