7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £30. Cheat: Glaxo Smith Klein (pic round)
9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £30 Cheat: Slade (music round)
Big jackpot at the Monkey last week means minimum amount tonight.
Still loads of great fun to be had and I have now taken delivery of Cunto Cards so you can buy a pack off me tonight, directly.
Meanwhile, here is one of the music round pieces from the Monkey tonight. It’s from one of my favourite bands, Slade.
When I was a kid and first into pop music at the start of the 1980s, Slade were yesterday’s men, comedy characters from the dim and distant mid-nineteen-seventies.
You knew their songs, they’re ‘oldies’ were always on the radio. And you knew they were wacky: the bloke with the mirrors on his top hat and the gurn. The daft looking-cunt on guitar. Song titles with funny spelling. For instance: Skweeze Me Pleeze Me. A ha ha ha. So hilarious.
You knew them primarily for ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’ which was virtually the British national anthem at that time. Literally everyone’s favourite song. No exceptions.
Then, just as they were in danger of becoming a ‘national treasure’ they bucked their own legacy and had a string of 1980s hits which were slightly less energetic than the 70s numbers but still had plenty of powerful pop quality.
This is one of them.
Come out and win tonight. Go on. Come and have feel.
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