Jamie Hewlett M16 Assault Lolly Limited Edition Print
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Jamie Hewlett M16 Assault Limited Edition Lolly Print Price €400+€20 p&p Nine colour Silkscreen screen print Dimensions (cm): 70 x 50 Unsigned / Numbered / Stamped, 468 of 650 Condition Report: New, never mounted or framed since it was purchased in 2006. Printed in 2005 by Pictures on Walls in London. "a mouth-watering nine-colour screenprint highlighting the violence and brutality of the iced-confectionery industry".

Dave Walsh: The Cold Edge
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Ethereal, emotional photographs of the unforgiving wilderness, wild animals and blue icebergs that question our romantic relationship with remote, harsh and pristine environments. Images that resonate with a quiet tension; all may not be right in the Garden of Eden.

Haunted Dublin
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Haunted Dublin: Chilling accounts of the supernatural in the cityOnly €14.99 + P&P! AVAILABLE NOW! By Dave Walsh Introduction by Barry Kavanagh Paperback: 93 pages, including 40 photographs by Dave WalshPublisher: Nonsuch IrelandPublished October 2008 Haunted Dublin, by author and journalist Dave Walsh, gathers together in one succinct volume, well-known legends with rare and chilling accounts of the supernatural in the city. With poltergeists and apparitions, lore, myth and the downright scary, this fascinating work will delight and unsettle those brave enough to explore this hidden world. LAUNCH PARTY! From 6pm on October 30th, Halloween  Launch Party at the Dice Bar, Queen St. Dublin 7.Booze, books, costumes and mayhem! Outlandish outfits recommended!Blather Google Map showing location » View the Haunted Dublin photograph collection » Dublin is the perfect haunted city, with its narrow cobbled streets concealing layers of interwoven history and folklore, left behind by generations of Viking, Norman and Irish...

A Load of Blather
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Click for larger cover image " provides a low-key, entertaining weirdness unmatched elsewhere" - Fortean Times Read the full review here (pdf) » Only € 9.99 + P&P! By Dave Walsh, Barry Kavanagh, Damien DeBarra, Sue Walsh and others Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: Nonsuch Ireland Published May 20th 2008 See photographs and read about the launch party on June 12th, 2008 at the Dice Bar, 78 Queen Street, Dublin and read Damien's account of the night here » Listen to an interview about A Load of Blather with Dave Walsh on Phantom 105.2FM » Eleven years, three convictions, two deportations, ten thousand pints, six barring orders and a legion of leather-clad groupies later, Dave Walsh, Barry Kavanagh and Damien DeBarra (the cheap tarts that brought you Blather.net) bring you their latest labour of love: A Load of Blather: Unreal Reports from Ireland and Beyond, the first book that anyone has...

Blather
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William F. Pepper Orders To Kill - the Truth Behind the Murder of Martin Luther King, Jr (Amazon.com) Orders To Kill - the Truth Behind the Murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Amazon.co.uk) Orders To Kill - the Truth Behind the Murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Powell's Books - new or secondhand) This is the 1998 Warner Brothers edition, updating the first edition with new material. Reviewed for Blather by Angelique Stevenson: Author William F. Pepper was the man who influenced MLK to oppose the Vietnam War. Quite some time later, convinced that his friend's supposed assassin was innocent, he became James Earl Ray's attorney. This book tells the story of Pepper's investigations into the assassination. *History*, up until now, had it that Ray was the assassin because he pleaded guilty. It is also *officially* assumed Ray was a *lone gunman* but in fact, when Ray pleaded guilty he...

Blather
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Ah, crop circles. Those magical mysteries left in the cornfields of England and other countries every summer by passing extraterrestrials, smack bang in the middle of ley lines energy lines, and fuck knows what else. But wait. They're really made by humans? It's happened to me a couple of times now - I've been in the throes of some bizarre pub conversation, when I let it slip that crop circles made by a bunch of people in a field at night, and not they're not of paranormal origin. Stunned silence. Someone ventures "well, some of them must be real, musn't they?". "Well", I reply. "I can't prove to you that none of them are create by paranormal means. I can assure you that a great many of them are definitely made by a bunch of lads with some boards and rope. The silence is now stony. Feet are shuffled. I...

Blather
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Liam Fay Beyond Belief (Amazon.com) Beyond Belief (Amazon.co.uk) 'Beyond Belief' is a concatenation of Liam Fay's religious writings in the Irish music and current affairs magazine Hot Press, a publication not particularly renowned for pulling its punches. Fay himself is infuriatingly graced with a seldom witnessed talent; the ability to heave his readership rolling into the aisles with life-threatening paroxysms of laughter, by passing corny remarks which made by anyone else would be intolerably dull. Apart from the humour, there's a plethora of useful material in here to occupy the Fortean reader, which serves to present rather more diversity in Irish contemporary belief than people outside of Ireland would probably be aware of. Fay uncovers countless forms of religious oddity, 'Jesus of Coolock' - the Messiah's appearance on a bedroom door, The Tridentine priest who performs Christian versions of Ozzy Osbourne hits, a lonely Tridentine bishop providing premium rate confession...

Blather
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Barnaby Conrad Absinthe: History in a Bottle (Amazon.com) Absinthe: History in a Bottle (Amazon.co.uk) Absinthe: History in a Bottle(Powell's Books - new or secondhand) Why are we selling this? Read the related Blather article, How to Drink Absinthe

Blather
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Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs (Amazon.com) Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs (Amazon.co.uk) "How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity" - Last Words This tender and moving book, lovingly edited by Burrough's longtime companion, James Grauerholz, may come as a surprise to those who know Burroughs as a scary old homosexual junky who penned *Naked Lunch*, the man who shot his wife in the head when performing a 'William Tell routine' or appeared as the heroin-addicted priest in *Drugstore Cowboy*. More true to life, Burroughs was one of the last true gentlemen, a radical of any era, a painfully sensitive and an untouchable writer. *Last Words* is collection of his diaries from November 1996, until his death, at the age of 83. Entries often begin with accounts of his dreams, thoughts about his cats, or memories that seep in from...

Blather
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Paul Devereux and Peter Brookesmith UFOs and Ufology: The First Fifty Years (Amazon.com) UFOs and Ufology: The First Fifty Years (Amazon.co.uk) It was with some hesitation that I chose to purchase Paul Devereux and Peter Brookesmith's 'UFOs & Ufology'. I had read Bob Rickard's review in Fortean Times 106, where he gave it an 'Excellent' rating, and I have deep respect for both authors - I've cited Devereux's endeavours in Blather before. But when I went to pay IEP£20 for their new publication, I was a little taken aback. I held in my hand a 'coffee table' sized tome, with an almost abstract rendition of 'extra-terrestrial' in front of a saucer. 'Potboiler', I muttered, and left it down. Eventually, after a few minutes thumbing through the pages, pacing and beard stroking, I was away with a copy under my arm. Apparently you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. I...