Let’s say you’ve got a 6-year-old kid. And one of that kid’s aunts – your sister, or the other parent’s sister – is gay. They have a long-term same-sex partner. What do you tell your kid? Are you upfront with the fact that the two women are a couple? Or do you water it down … Continue reading LGBTQ ‘sex ed’ in schools? Almost everyone’s missed the point
After last week’s tragic hellscape, this week there is literally LOADS of new stuff to wade through. It’s just a shame that very little of it is spectacular. I mean who’d have thought a new Zara Larsson song would drop and I would actively avoid it?!?! (Oh also I haven’t included any Solange because I’m … Continue reading Playlisted 2019: Week 9 – In which Alexis Schitt bests Carly, Marina and Ellie
Well friends, I have seen all eight of the Best Picture nominees ahead of the Oscars tonight and it was far more of a chore than I expected! Are the Academy on drugs this year or what?! Here’s how I ranked them ahead of tonight’s ceremony. 8. Vice What a stylish, quirky, flashy film about … Continue reading Oscars 2019: I watched all eight Best Picture nominees and I have THOUGHTS
After last week’s AVALANCHE of excellence, things are much quieter this week. Only two tracks added to the playlist, and to be honest I’m not especially fussed about either of them! As ever, listen to/follow the rolling playlist here. ▶️ Walk Me Home – P!nk It really is great that P!nk’s managed to sustain a … Continue reading Playlisted 2019 – Week 8: Sink the P!nk
It’s been slim pickings for the last month or so but of course this week – the weekend I have a big ol’ fuck-off to-do list!! – there is a BOUNTY, a CORNUCOPIA of great new songs. And also Avril’s new one! Follow the whole playlist of 2k19 here or use the Spotify player at the … Continue reading Playlisted 2019 – Week 7: Avril is SPINNING IN HER GRAVE, Melissa!
Obviously the Ariana album has overshadowed any and all new releases this week: I’ve listened to a lot of other new tracks over the last couple of days and barely any have stuck in my head whatsoever. Would they have #popped without thank u, next to compete with? Maybe! But the cookie crumblin’ has occured … Continue reading Playlisted 2019 – Week 6: Only two… [look to camera]… diamonds
Maybe I’m just in a grouchy fuck-me-the-world-and-specifically-this-country-is-a-load-of-garbage place this weekend but there’s not a lot to get excited about music-wise, is there? I was looking forward to hearing how Ally Brooke, Billie Eilish and Astrid S’s new tracks would play out; but I found the first a little irritating, the second just Not To My Taste, … Continue reading Playlisted 2019 – Week 5: OÙ SONT LES BOPS???