My nephew has just turned 14. He flew down to see us – he’s been flying as an unaccompanied minor for around half of his life. He’s no longer a minor. Just a dude on a plane. This reminded me of my first time on a plane by myself. I’m not sure they had unaccompanied […]
I never listened to this at the time – but I couldn’t avoid the videos for the big singles, particularly the title track. It was everywhere. This was a teen sensation – and it was pitched in all the right ways (or wrong ways if you think about it) to a broad audience. Britney Spears, former child star, was […]
Growing up in the 60s I think I probably first discovered them through black and white reproductions in English weekly comics like Smash or Whizzer and Chips. They reprinted early Fantastic Four, Thor and Daredevil issues and I really took to them – particularly the Jack Kirby artwork with the strange anatomy and alien landscapes.
Bradford Cox Teenage [OST] Cinereach Music I’ve yet to see the film but that hasn’t stopped me falling pretty heavily for Bradford Cox’s soundtrack album. The score to Teenage (based on the book of the same name by England’s Dreaming author, Jon Savage) is filled with buzzing, fizzing, lovely music – and as much as […]