The Best Friend

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Not important to a lot of people but he was the face of Sky News before it completely lost the plot and became a 24 hour a day rolling right-wing celebrity obsessed infomercial. Oops, did I say that out loud? 🙂 Bob Friend has passed away…

“Good Night And Good Fuck…”

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When you wake up first thing in the morning to a text from a prominent Irish blogger that ends in “Noooooooooooooooooooooooo” you know something is up, or has gone down. One of those things. After 4 and a bit years the bright shining star of the Irish blogging community, Twenty Major, has decided enough is enough and he’s turning out the lights. Shite. I’d like to write one of those “in case you’ve never been there here’s who he is” things but we’ve all read him, liked him (even begrudgingly if he was a little….. spiky for you), wondered just […]

Jerry Reed Died?

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How can I possibly have missed that the legendary Jerry Reed passed away when I was on holiday? In my childhood he was, of course, Snowman in the Smokey & The Bandit movies… But he was a giant of country music himself and wrote some peaches like this 🙂 He originally had a hit with Guitar Man and played guitar on Elvis’ version too… This? Either incredible or a travesty…