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Vile Homophobic Slurs of Jared O'Mara - Guido Fawkes

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Today Guido revealed the multiple sexist comments of Labour MP Jared O’Mara.Now the vile homophobic slurs of the Sheffield Hallam MP can be exposed…

O’Mara’s derogatory language on the ‘Morrissey Solo’ website message board includes calling homosexuals “fudge packers” who “drive up the Marmite motorway”. He says gay people are “bitter and resentful about being homosexual”.



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The Queen Is Dead re-issue review by Simon Reynolds (10/10) - Pitchfork

Newly reissued as a boxed set, the Smiths’ 1986 masterpiece still stands as an enduring testament to England in the ’80s, the complex relationship between performer and fan, and the ecstasy of emptiness.
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Mark Morriss discusses his career and Morrissey/The Smiths...

Some sort of truth – Mark Morriss - mildmanneredarmy

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Before “Britpop” became “Britpop” and before the arrival of lad culture turned the whole thing into a beer and cocaine soaked frenzy bands like The Bluetones and people like Mark Morriss were considered outsiders…indie for want of a better phrase. All of those bands and boys/girls loved Morrissey. It seemed like a missed opportunity to pay tribute to the Pope of Mope.

“They were an important band for all of us, except for Eds because he’s a drummer and the drums aren’t that exciting in The Smiths…usually they are there to keep time, not always, but most of the time.

Everything about The Smiths resonated with us, it was melodic, it felt old but new and there was this emotional depth and intelligence to the lyrics. It’s a cliche but they really did sound...
Friends!
Looking forward to returning to the Bell House. Hope you can join us!
xoxo
Ravi Marr


Cemetry Gates: A Smiths & Morrissey Halloween

Belligerent Ghouls!
Meet us at the Cemetry Gates on Friday, October 27th, for a uniquely Smiths & Morrissey Halloween show at our home stage, The Bell House in Brooklyn. Limited discounted "early bird" tickets are available in September only, grab them now at ticketfly. Costumes are welcome, as are gladioli. Special recognition for the best Johnny Marr outfit. We'll also celebrate his birthday, which falls on 10/31.
xoxo
The Sons & Heirs

ps. we have the perfect opener for Halloween.... the amazing Masters & Servants (A Tribute To Depeche Mode) will return to our stage....
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'His best since 'Vauxhall and I', and will be known as his Israel album.' Line from 'Israel': "They bitch and moan because they are not like you". Oh dear.


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