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Ren Gets Out Of His Car And Dances

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So Zeitgeisters, FOOTLOOSE was on the old Free To Air. At first, I decided to ignore it. If you don’t remember FOOTLOOSE or never saw it, the film was made in 1984 and stars Kevin Bacon as teenager Ren McCormack who moves from Chicago to a small town called Bomont where Rock and Roll Music […]

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Celebrating Mike Goldman

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Hail Zeitgeisters, I am about to speak to youse about “Big Brother 2006”. Otherwise referred to as BB06. And yes, I refer to the Channel 10 reality show. If you are one of those who reacts reflexively and negatively to the mere mention of this program, then turn away NOW! As a Night Owl (read […]

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Mikhail’s Gravy

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Zdravstvuite, Zeitgeisters! Years ago, I watched a documentary on the band REM. Their method for coming up with album names involved pinning up a list in the studio while they worked on that album and band members would add names to the list as the mood took them. If memory serves, Michael Stipe said two […]

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To Be Continued News

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Hi Zeitgeisters, For those of you who want to know what’s happening with my band “To Be Continued” here’s a couple of nuggets of new info. Firstly, we are thinking of changing our name again. At the moment, “Dancing with Gorbachev “ is the front runner. Secondly, here’s a photograph of us in front of […]

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Other People’s Ringtones

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Guten Abend Zeitgeisters, I work in an open plan office (it’s a loft or mezzanine style of thing) and it is a common occurrence to hear other people’s mobile phones going off. Graeme downstairs has a “My Sharona” ringtone and Liz, with whom I share my office, has a Madonna ringtone. Like any other oft-heard […]