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And so to the last of this year's Halloween posts. Three songs tonight, all by bands I know next to nothing about, performing songs with a kind of schlock Hammer House Of Horror theme.

First off is Kitty In A Casket, with Bride Of The Monster. This band seem to have appeared since I sort of drifted away from the scene, so I only know them from having seem them on various YouTube videos. Good stuff, though!

And now for Bristol (UK) band, the Kings Of Outer Space, with Sugar Muffin Is A Werewolf, which I simply had to include, if only 'cause that way I get to nick the title for this post…

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One Thousand Comments

I just noticed this in my stats:

Screen-shot of my Stats page

Yep! I've received one thousand comments (some of them not even rude!) since I started the WordPress incarnation of the blog.

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There's something I've always rather despised, ever since a short series of lessons our English language teacher gave us on rhetoric and debating techniques, lo! these many moons ago. I've always held what I believe to be a pretty reasonable opinion that debates should be won by those who present the most compelling evidence, not by those who merely happen to be better orators or who can indulge in better word-play and suchlike trickery.

Which is why, Gentle Reader, I thought I'd make a short (not necessarily consecutive) series of posts on examples of such nefariousness, as they come to mind.

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Blimey, Halloween's almost upon us and it's days since I posted a Halloween Hullabaloo video. So here's two. (In my defence, Cannonball Jones, who came up with the whole idea, has been less than regular with his posts, too—though he caught up some today—so I'm in good company!)

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I care not how you make your bed—
If you're comf'table, when you lay down.
Likewise, your life is yours to live—
I'd not presume to tell you how!
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This one's a number by Thee Flatliners, a band of whom I know virtually nothing, except that they're Austrian, entitled Prisoner Of The Night. Great song, though!
Daz


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Titbits

A few items which were too short to merit separate posts.

If you feel the need to add the words "no offence intended" to the end of a statement, please stop and consider the fact that this means you've just made an offensive statement, and that you know you've just made an offensive statement. Here's a novel thought: try not saying the offensive thing, if you really wish to avoid offence.

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