Kellie Morrissey bids you farewell – and contemplates how cinema’s greats have done so in the past…
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When I took on this job, I wasn’t sure what to do with the Motley name. Some people advised me to change it, remarket the magazine and start fresh, away from the sporadic history that was Motley before this year…
Or at least that’s what everyone from Lester Bangs in Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous to recent blogs on the NME website would have you believe.
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John Barker – Now that title grabbed your attention. I’m sorry to disappoint but I won’t be talking about what it is you might expect. I refer rather to a time, many moons ago, when entertainment did not mean watching 105 minutes of Justin Bieber in 3D, rather it meant productively watching plastic stars and clouds rotate on a mobile: pure quality.
John Anthony Barker and six other friends like a link dude, she just said you were from UCC! Oh gosh, hold my cigar and Chardonnay! Criticism doesn’t really stop at movies, books, plays and the likes; rather it reaches every corner of every aspect of life.
Christmas is the best time of year. Even if you’re a Grinch, I’m willing to lay some money (a small amount, to be fair!) on the fact that sometimes, when those first few notes of Fairytale of New York come on the radio, you smile a bit to yourself- despite the fact that you purport to hate Christmas and everything about it, in true Scrooge style.
‘Time is flying, never to return’. So said Virgil back in the day (an awful long time ago) but chances are, if he was still around today, he’d have the exact same sentiment. After a mere few weeks, or so it seems, of settling back into college life, we’re suddenly being bombarded with Christmas advertising, Christmas songs and Christmas lights
As you may have guessed from the above Nietzsche quote, I’m not speaking about economics this week. No, you see I am a terrible offender when it comes to putting things on the long finger, and a fully fledged subscriber to that old idiom “Hard work pays off in the future, but procrastination pays off now”.
Quite recently, I actually used that ‘I only have two hands’ excuse at home. It was not a proud moment of mine as I immediately joined the ranks of all irate mothers/housewives who become quite flustered around dinner time.