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Radiohead: OK Computer

by Michael Jensen

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There’s a curse on the yuppie set, ambition driven, the Thatcherite banker (I imagine) who is charmingly ruthless, the ‘Gucci little piggy’, made ugly by ambition. The alienated and lonely soul of the song goes unrecalled and unnoticed by the cliques that dominate the city.

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My Year in Books

by Steve McAlpine

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I 80 per cent finish a lot of books. I read a lot of books, but while I would never 80 per cent mow the lawn, 80 per cent do the dishes (I have 80 per cent finished a race to my eternal running shame), books get my worst side (80 per cent of it at least).

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My Year in Music

by Faf Driscoll

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As the haunting lyrics, “Tuesday night at the Bible Study, we lift our hands and pray over your body, but nothing ever happens…” from Casimir Pulaski Day whispered through the theatre, I realised how powerfully painful the Christian life can be, even as we hope for Christ’s return.

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