D’you know, readers, as I was shaving this morning with my GILLETTE© MACH III™ razor, it occurred to me that a thread featuring favourite Name Brands might prove not unpopular! Yes, as the triple blades of the GILLETTE© MACH III™ sliced easily through my stubble, even after five weeks of daily use – I ruminated pleasurably – you can do that in the shower (@Moose) – on the sheer performance of the GILLETTE© MACH III™ razor! They promise a week’s worth of shaving with every blade, but I get up to a couple of months out of every GILLETTE© MACH III™ blade cartridge! I have what I imagine is a “reasonably sized” (@MC Escher) beard growth, and find that the GILLETTE© MACH III™ razor is not only a pleasure to use, with its sleek lines and weighted and balanced handle, but also surprisingly economical! I bought a starter pack GILLETTE© MACH III™ razor + cartridge at half price, but even at full price the GILLETTE© MACH III™ will prove at least as economical as those flesh-slicing disposable razors! Yes, readers, as I rinsed off the precision blades of the GILLETTE© MACH III™ after yet another successful facial grooming exercise, I » Continue Reading.
YES, OCTOBER 22 IS INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY! (LOOK IT UP)
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY THAT SO FEW SEEM TO KNOW ABOUT?
I’LL BE DOING MY BIT BY RESPONDING TO COMMENTS WITH MY CAPS LOCK BUTTON TAPED DOWN!
I cannot for the life of me understand why he does not feature more strongly here. For those Afterworders brave enough to venture outside their “comfort zone” he will prove to be a veritable godsend of song. Give him a try!
Recording studios, eh? A total mystery to most of us – but there are people like Arthur Baker, Shep Pettibone, Bobby O, Trevor Horn, Flood, William Orbit, Tony Visconti, Mike Thorne, Quincy Jones, George Martin, Daniel Miller, Phil Spector – who can polish the grimiest of turds and turn them into shining jewels of pop perfection. These are the record producers – the men who are nodded at by performers when a “take” sounds good in their “cans”.
Have you noticed something, readers? Not a lot (if any) vaginas are there? Female singers, musicians and songwriters are certainly evident in pop generally – but apart from Kate Bush I can’t think of a single female pop song producer. Have I misogynistiically missed someone obvious?