Tag: celebrity

Cock out — Eccentric City 3

Birmingham-based wonder Harry Palmer announces the launch of the third (issue k/3) Eccentric City newspaper. The paper — the World’s First Eccentric Tabloid — will “preview, present and promote the nuances of personal and creative pursuits, interests and fascinations”. “18…

Brum’s greatest recordings No.1

A series to cut out and keep, courtesy of the Birmingham Music Archive — the place celebrating, preserving, and sharing Birmingham’s music heritage. This piece from Paul Long, and you’re welcome to contribute or argue the toss. Don’t forget they’re…

Roving with Rustie

Rustie Lee at Cadbury’s Factory: “31 years? Goodness gracious, you should know how to straighten your nuts by now!” followed up with a particularly filthy laugh. Also featuring a quick shot of Nick Owen. Found via Brumblr, which is a…

Music be the food of Brum

The Birmingham Music Archive is a new project, and especially a web site that is trying to build up a huge collection of anything to do with music in Birmingham and how it has affected us Brummies. It’s entirely open…

The transfer window

Okay, let’s have a bit of fun to brighten up a cold dull January. Football now has a transfer window – a short period of time during the season when clubs can buy and sell players – it’s fun for…

Who is Brummie of the Year 2008?

Voting has now closed for the 2008 Brummie of the Year Award. The nominees were: Adam Smith (aka Steve Zacharanda), for showing just how to deal with breaking history. Get in there and get pissed. TWMDriver – Brum’s best blogging…

Metal Shoes

Converse are doing limited edition artwork pumps to celebrate thier 100th anniversary. Including three types of Black Sabbath ones, my favourite being these inspired by the cover art of Sabbath’s 1972 Album, Vol. 4: Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Almost worth…

Credit crunch bites hard

While the term credit crunch always sounds like you’re borrowing breakfast cereal, I’m now as worried as the papers would like me to be. The merger of Halfax with Lloyds TSB will mean the end of one thing. Howard. Howard…