Kevan Pooler

The Meaning of Life and the Sex that started it.

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I don’t care what you call me

Greeny’s Track of the Month David Ford’s “I don’t care what you call me” David Ford Master of the bitter love song with lines like “I’ll put up with your shit ’til the day that I die”, “Go To Hell”, “You’re less fucked up than the average girl”.

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Greeny’s track of the Month – Man of the World

Of course he is a fan of his namesake. Peter Green with Fleetwood Mac sings “They say I’m a Man of the World… but I wish I was in love.” It always makes Greeny feel better. Is it like some people enjoy a really good cry? And if my words could say as much as …

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Emmanuel Jal: The music of a war child

For five years, young Emmanuel Jal fought as a child soldier in the Sudan. Rescued by an aid worker, he’s become an international hip-hop star and an activist for kids in war zones. In words and lyrics, he tells the story of his amazing life. Hear War Child Emmanuel giving his story in Oxford. His …

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Greeny’s Track of the Month “I’m A Creep”

  Radiohead “I’m a Creep” Thom Yorke said : “I have a real problem being a man in the 90s… Any man with any sensitivity or conscience toward the opposite sex would have a problem. To actually assert yourself in a masculine way without looking like you’re in a hard-rock band is a very difficult …

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Congolese warlord guilty of recruiting child soldiers

The international criminal court has delivered the first verdict in its 10-year history, finding a Congolese warlord guilty of recruiting child soldiers. Children as young as 11 were recruited from their homes and    schools to take part in brutal ethnic fighting in 2002-03. They were taken to military training camps and beaten and drugged; girls …

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2025 News Flash: No Antibiotics for the Promiscuous.

A STORY: Daily Planet October 7th 2015 Back-bencher Quentin Parkington was pleased his Private Member’s Bill to make people pay for treatment for ‘self-inflicted’ injury was to get a second reading. He told the Daily Planet: “Those of us who uphold Family Values are fed up with paying for the promiscuity of hundreds of thousands …

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Russian Roulette – let’s try it with three bullets

Update: Sexual Health in my area: Jan 2012 One Genito Urinary Professional treated around 2500 people for more than 16 different Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) last year. She was, however, shocked by this fact – 29,000 people in Doncaster had Chlamydia last year – 10% of the total population. So, filtering out sexually inactive, old and …

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It’s the Genes, Stupid!

Woman’s Hour and sterility. 9th Feb 2012 In 1970, my Dad didn’t want me to wear jeans ‘because they cause sterility’. He had read a theory that heating up the testicles caused sterility and a taste for tight jeans could be a time bomb. He didn’t take into account that I was a hippie and …

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Crossed Legs strike worked

17th Oct 2011 Of all people, two male Colombian Judges suggested to the women of Barbacoas that they might motivate their menfolk to swing into action if they had a sex strike. The Colombian women’s  “crossed legs” strike of sexual abstinence was aimed at getting a road to their isolated town paved, after officials pledged …

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Lysistrata and Nobel

7 Oct 2011 Heartening to see that my use of Lysistrata has plenty of currency – relative to Alf and Kenneth. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has gone to the woman who, among many other things, successfully persuaded Liberian womenfolk to withhold sex from their menfolk unless they came to the negotiating table in 2002. …

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