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tigtog (aka Viv) is the founder of this blog. She lives in Sydney, Australia: husband, 2 kids, cat, house, garden, just enough wine-racks and (sigh) far too few bookshelves.

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  1. Bene
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    Ah, see, Vanessa Carlton was rather big here (and had some following in the UK, iirc), though she has a lot more depth to her canon than the poppy stuff that made it onto the radio. White Houses didn’t–it’s a great song but I think it was restricted from airplay and MTV because it’s a fairly frank story about losing one’s virginity.

    Of course, I’m a bit keen on it also because Lindsey Buckingham plays background guitar on said track…

  2. Lalaroo
    Lalaroo at |

    OH MY GOSH KENNETH IS EXACTLY WHO I WAS TRYING TO THINK OF WHEN LISTENING TO JINDAL!
    Sorry to shout, but that made me laugh!

  3. Angus Johnston
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    I was a big fan of a band called Ezra in the mid-1990s, and this trick definitely helped me find a band I liked better.

    Angus Johnston’s last blog post..NYU Profs Call for Due Process for TBNYU

  4. tigtog
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    Bene, I rather enjoyed the video where she’s dancing as well – nice wirework.

    Lalaroo, in certain cases shouting is just irresistible.

    Angus, so what’s the new band’s name?

  5. Bene
    Bene at |

    Watching the rest of that episode, I have to say ‘They’re like the Mod Squad, except their enemies are taxes and gays’ is a fantastic quote.

  6. Deus Ex Macintosh
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    I was waiting for something along the lines of “the last time Americans saw an Indian that wooden, he was standing outside a tobacconists”…

    Deus Ex Macintosh’s last blog post..Greed is Good(win)

  7. Angus Johnston
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    You’re going to kill me when you realize what a dumb joke it was .

  8. Angus Johnston
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    Oh, man, I forgot to enable CommentLuv. I love CommentLuv.

    Angus Johnston’s last blog post..Obama’s Student Aid Budget Looks Good

  9. tigtog
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    And of course now his big narrative about ‘bureaucracy is BAD, mmkay?” has been shown to be a lie. And even if it were true it would have been Bush’s FEMA under “Heckuvajob” Brownie that was at fault.

    Of course, way too many voters will just believe that no-one could ever lie like that on national television.

  10. tigtog
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    @ Angus Johnston:

    Oh. Oh dear. Fifty lashes with a wet noodle for you, Doctor.

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