7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £90. Cheat: Pulp (music round)
9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £30 Cheat: Mister Messy (pic round)
The Rnd of The World looms like a ghost wolf. Will you survive? Will The Queen survive? In a lifeboat, last gasp, gunnel-threatening situation: who would you cast off first: The Queen or Prince Harry?
Imagine their royal glubs as the sea enveloped their future, brought death to their faces and finally, as it became clear that their time was all but gone, made them the same status level as other humans.
Meanwhile, away from the burning hatred of royalty-as-a-concept, Pulp provide one of the moments in the Joker music round tonight. Good song.
Pulp are always a favourite but I’ve been listening to the Fall this week.
It was on the way home from Wednesday quizzes last week that I found out old bawjaws had carked it.
Turned out me and my pal David were at the last ever Fall gig at the QM in Glasgow.
Here’s Mark E Smith’s final stage entrance, and it’s a better view than we got…
All the quizzes for the rest of the year are dedicated to the memory of Mark E Smith.
My favourite Fall record isn’t even by the Fall, it’s by Mike Reid:
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