SPOILER WARNING!! This isn’t a spoiler, but.. There is no such thing as an "almost-spoiler"

So, with Game of Thrones chugging through season after season on HBO, the BBC scheduling more and more Doctor Who after their anniversary special, and so many new books flying in from all directions… I want to talk about spoilers. Specifically, I want to talk about the fact that there is no such thing a “little” spoiler, and anyone who tries to use them

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I don’t always ruin books with memes, but when I do..

I’m really not a fan of image memes. They reduce conversation to catchphrases and stifle creativity in a way that doesn’t let good ideas develop into better ones. They’re lazy, trite, easily dismissed and instantly forgotten. They’re the Christmas cracker jokes of digital communication. But what I’m finding worse is this growing trend of taking a quote

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Everything must go! Unless it already has! Notes from the recession..

I’m always a little disappointed when picking through the corpse of flagging UK media retailer HMV. Not because there are no good books on their rapidly reducing shelves, but because they’re are no bad ones. Fact is there are plenty of good books on offer, so many that I keep having to stay my hand from buying them, because my quality “to read” pile is too

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I like my music like I like my coffee. Bean counting. 99p Mp3 vs Expensive Coffee Piracy Row

So one of my absolute pet hates is the OMFG SHARE THIS images that proliferate the internet, usually accompanied with the tagline “everyone must share this” or “not everyone will have the guts to share this”. Before I get started, can I just say that I fucking love having pet hates? I’d have nothing to write about otherwise.. So an image that has me

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