ISSUE SEVEN | MAY 23 2015
RIDE 'EM, COWBOY!
More music from a Spaghetti Western that does not exist. This week’s offering is a cautionary tale of love, betrayal and bloody revenge...
LEAVE ME ALONE
This week’s slice of cool sixties punk is a rare example of a US garage band covering a British hit.
AN INTERESTING LIFE
Konstantin Paustovsky was one of the finest Soviet writers of the post-war era and yet he is hardly known in the West.
PRINCESS CHARLOTTE'S PROBLEM
This week’s poser seems to be a children’s fairy tale masquerading as a brain teaser. Or is it the other way around?
LAST WEEK'S POSER
Someone has kindly responded to my appeal for a transcription of the lyrics to Zouzou’s yéyé classic Ne cherche pas. Sacré bleu!
The first part of one of Paustovsky’s typically subtle yet evocative short stories.
NEWSJACKING, FIFTIES STYLE
The story of how one of the original ‘Mad Men’ jumped on the back of a hot news story and turned it into a classic piece of advertising.
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