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always always cold and grey :(
it was beautiful today and I'm more north than you.
but Barnsley is ALWAYS grim!
weddoes song :)
I have no idea! :(
but also get the recent single 'I'm From Further North Than You'
for some reason I never realised they are from the North. Where are they from?
they're the best northern band ever that arent the smiths or joy divs! or pulp.
It's a wonderful film.
A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines.
Which should be required reading for all teenagers from Britain in place of the usually suggested Catcher in the Rye.
The book's just as good as the film.
and stuff isn't it?
but I can't explain to you just how wrong, as I'm about to go to the pub.
but couldn't really connect with it at all...
no he was probably normal, whereas the protagonist of Catcher is the most whiney annoying little overpriviledged whining prick in the world
and i didn't read it til i was 18, because i couldn't really be bothered. which makes me TEENAGE AS FUCK.
maybe i left it a bit late
if he actually had things to complain about, if he was genuinely starving and stuff, theredve been no point to it. it just sums up teenage angst really really well
you chicken mchone? HELLO MCHONE? ANYONE IN THERE?!?!
When I get in tomorrow I'm gonna reheat this Salinger argument and killer you good.
from back to the future.
just there are books which deal with the same subject matter better.
point taken though
I have Mahone on my side.
A Kestrel for a Knave?
to me. I wont have you have you saying anything disparaging about it.
and stop stuttering, you sound like fred elliott
Who's Fred Elliot?
a fucktard, cos i get the pink pound
oooh i say!
the fat bald repeating himself man from corrie, i say the fat bald repeating himself man from corrie.
having never watched that trash. :P
Right, pub time. Night all.
are like the new sid and nancy
without the intelligence, wit, or style
ZINGED YOUR FACES
I aint listening to the opinion of someone whose main point of reference is a television program watched by the over fifties.
In fact I'm going to the pub. Bye loser
bullying people with pubs to go to!
i'll just listen to morrissey then.
Catcher In The Rye is rammed down you're throat when you're 15 as a book which speaks to teenagers when there are books which do it in a far more beautiful, exciting, thought provoking and optimistic way. Bonjour Tristesse, A Kestrel for a Knave, bits of To Kill A Mockingbird
but you know...
I don't like the way it's kinda this 'fashionable' book to read and to say you've read. I just like it.
actually i think i need to re-read it.
Have you read any other Salinger? Someone mentioned Franny and Zooey to me the other day.
i dont like him: cant spell Zoe.
Short stories rock out
Catcher In The Rye about 2 or 3 years too early, I was 12 when I read it and not really at *that* stage if you see what I mean. I enjoyed it but didn't connect with it, but with hindsight I think I would have done so if I'd read it a bit later.
very sad and tender but with really good humour and beautifully shot. yeah see it!