Posts made in March, 2009

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 7

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 7

By on Mar 19, 2009 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

This week’s episode of “Shit Shot Mungo” is a very special one (as if they aren’t all very special), because it features the debut of Japan’s finest football export since Arsene Wenger, The Goalinator – a football-playing robot that is programmed to score loads and loads of goals. We’ll find out soon enough whether The...

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Weymouth & Walter Mitty

By on Mar 19, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

Some of you will be familiar with a short story called “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”. Written by James Thurber shortly before the start of World War II, it is the story of a downtrodden, middle-aged man who escapes from the drudgery of his life by escaping into the fantasy world of his imagination. The story was catapulted into being one of the most...

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Alan Pardew & Ill-Advised Rape Comments

By on Mar 16, 2009 in Latest | 3 comments

Last night, viewers of the BBC2 programme “Match Of The Day 2″ (which, like most sequels, largely fails to capture the excitement of the original) were somewhat surprised to hear a comment made by the former West Ham United and Charlton Athletic manager Alan Pardew which likened a tackle by Michael Essien to (a?) rape. In this day and age, any comment...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester United 1-4 Liverpool

By on Mar 15, 2009 in English League Football | 3 comments

It’s Saturday lunchtime, and the Premier League is flexing its muscles. A crowd of 76,000 at Old Trafford and an estimated global television audience of approximately eight billion people are tuning in to watch The Big Two lock horns. Towns and cities the length and breadth of the world fall silent for The Derby That Isn’t Quite A Real Derby, and...

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