Author Archives: Santtu Parikka

Who will police The Police?

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A while back I had a bit of trouble with The Police. It’s not a period of my life I am proud of. Despite it happening years ago, I am only now able to talk about it. The incident occurred when The Police were involved in the release of the song “Every Breath You Take”. [...]

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A Holiday From My Holiday

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I value my time. And I value my hair. But some things in my life cause me a major net loss on both. One of those things is researching and planning holidays. You know, the legwork of a holiday: comparing prices and checking availability on accommodation, flights, insurance, and car rental etc etc. Now, of [...]

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If Your Job Stinks, Go With the Flow

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Whether you’re currently at work or relaxing after a hard day in the office, if you’re reading this it probably means you’ve got a spare minute. In this minute, try to imagine for a moment being born into someone else’s shoes. But this time, rather than dreaming that you’re bending it like Beckham (or buying [...]


For Devoted Fans, a Click is as Good as a Clap

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Once upon a time, enjoyment of art and the support of the artists who created it were inextricably linked. The hard rock fans amongst us would spend an evening punching the air with their fist, as an exponent of hair metal pumped out tunes at the local sports-arena-turned-music-venue. Those into the visual arts could don [...]