:{HAPPY FRIDAY}: Roof Dog & Fenton!! Fenton!! Fenton!! //

Good afternoon, Funstackers,
Featuring, this week, eccentric canine latest:
Following a great gig at The Windmill Brixton last Friday, with Monotreme Records label-mates, POLINSKI and M+A, and presided over, as always, by…

ROOF DOG
Roof Dog Leisurewear:

windmillbrixton.co.uk/grab-yourself-a-roof-dog-t-shirt/
Roof Dog Facebook:
www.facebook.com/pages/Roof-Dog/42436406642
“Personal interests: Barking, running around on the roof, eating sausages.”
Roof Dog Quiz:
quizilla.teennick.com/quizzes/8309353/which-kind-of-qwindmillq-dog-are-you

And, whilst we’re on the subject of quality canines…
FENTON!! FENTON!! FENTON!!
youtu.be/CtB1HQt6ak8
Deer in Richmond Park, London.  Fenton is a very naughty doggins.

RADIO 1 NEWSBEAT: So Far, We’ve Spoken To Kim Wilde
11 minutes 40: youtu.be/3ZXE4jL176g
4 minutes 45: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0178qg6
The kids react to a report by the High Pay Commission, that the high salaries of UK executives are “corrosive” to the economy:
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15827683
Trainee hairdressers, Annie & Phoebe: “Hairdressing is a lot harder than working in a bank, anyway.  Because, we’re on our feet all day, for about ten hours a day.”
Newsbeat: “I’m sure these bosses would say that running an international company is a very stressful job and not many people can do it.”
Annie & Phoebe: “Yeah, that’s true, but not many people could do hairdressing, ’cause they all think it’s easy but, if they actually tried it, some of them wouldn’t last.”
In your face, Bob Diamond.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL @ The Cambridge Theatre
www.matildathemusical.com
A heady combination of Roald Dahl, the RSC and Tim Minchin, and possibly the best thing I’ve seen this year.  When I grow up, I want to be Bertie Carvel:
wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertie_Carvel
His portrayal of the odious Miss Trunchbull is equal parts David Bowie in ‘Labyrinth’, Richard III, Alan Rickman, Dr Frank-N-Furter, Griff Rhys Jones and Nosferatu.  By the second half, i was punching the air every time he/she came on stage.

TATYANA LIMANOVA SALUTES OBAMA
www.liveleak.com/view?i=ff9_1321844053
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/24/russian-newsreader-sacked-barack-obama
“Russian TV newsreader sacked after raising middle finger to Barack Obama.”

GABRIELLE GIFFORDS
abcnews.go.com/US/gabby_giffords/
www.guardian.co.uk/world/gabrielle-giffords
“Her first lengthy interview since the US congresswoman was shot in the head in January.”

WEAR YOUR OLD BAND T-SHIRT TO WORK DAY IV
www.bbc.co.uk/6music/shows/steve-lamacq/features/wear-your-old-band-tshirt-to-work-day/
www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=37403389946
“On Friday 2nd December we will urge every genuine music fan around the UK to join in the fight to reclaim our old band t-shirts from the fashionistas.”

BBC: London 2012
Elbow Compose BBC’s Olympic Theme

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15856028
Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend – 23 & 24 June 2012
www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/olympiad/music/hackney-weekend.html
“Featuring more than 100 UK and international artists, bands and DJs, including British superstars Leona Lewis, Tinie Tempah, Florence & The Machine and Plan B”.

AMERICAN SAMOA FC
youtu.be/oSUEfz0Tm4A
www.ffas.as
An historic week for American Samoa, officially the worst international football team in the world.  With an all-time record of played 30, lost 30, they won their first match ever, beating Tonga 2-1, and then drew 1-1 with the Cook Islands.

:{SAD FRIDAY}:
BASIL D’OLIVEIRA RIP
The England Cricketer Who Helped Bring Down Apartheid:

www.guardian.co.uk/sport/basil-d-oliveira
Jonathan Agnew’s Tribute:
news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/15804214.stm

TERRY PRATCHETT: Choosing To Die
vimeo.com/25239708
www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jun/12/pratchett-starts-process-to-end-his-life
“Sir Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008, said he had started the formal process that could lead to his own assisted suicide at the Dignitas clinic.”

Keep it Unplanned.
Big Three Mills Love,
Ian.

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