Shaolin Monks – Warriors Of The Ages

Ever since Kung Fu graced Irish TV screens in the 70’s, young Irish boys and men have dreamed of becoming a Shaolin Monk. For many, this notion went no further than donning pair of satin black Kung Fu pyjamas and viciously swinging some homemade Nunchuks as precious crockery found its broken way to the kitchen […]

Bugsy Malone – Down & Out (Children’s Musical)

Here’s another hit from the successful and ever-popular children’s musical, Bugsy Malone. This has to be one of the most under-rated musicals in history. The soundtrack is a knock-out and manages to incorporate adult themes into a movie featuring only child actors. In this song and scene, we are reminded that tomorrow’s another day. We […]

Juggalos – The Gathering – US Lifestyle Cult

Juggalos are a sub-culture in the US based around the music of hip hop musical groups signed to Psychopathic Records. This label was set up by the Insane Clown Posse who also serve as Fathers of the Juggalo movement. The name, Juggalo, comes from a 1994 performance by the Insane Clown Posse when singer, Violent […]

Émigré Network Countering ICE Brutality – New America And Old

The conduct of the US Establishment with respect to undocumented citizens within that nation is deteriorating. Although it has always been the norm to use and then discard immigrant workers, the recent campaign by Trump to vilify all illegal immigrants has quickly gained ground. Demagoguery, such as that which forms the bedrock of Trump’s supposed […]

Top 10 Strange Things Named After Famous people

Society just loves to immortalise celebrities, even when we know better. Even in Republics, the people move to create new monarchies from among the A-listers. In the UK, the two groups have now converged with the inclusion of Meghan Markle into the Windsor family; a celebrity who is now a royal. There is also the […]

Raelians – Alien Religion Or Bunch Of Nutters?

The Raelians are a pseudo-religious cult founded in 1974 by Frenchman, Claude Vorilhon, who changed his name to Rael meaning “messenger of the Elohim”. They believe that all life on Earth was engineered by extraterrestrial beings known as the Elohim who took on human appearance when interacting with Homo Sapiens. Thus was apparently born the […]

The Sun Is Burning – Luke Kelly (Ian Campbell Song)

This haunting song was composed and written by Scottish folk singer, Ian Campbell, and first released in 1963 but made famous by Simon and Garfunkel, who included it on their first album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., one year later. It tells of the horrors of a nuclear blast and was written at a time when the […]

Why US Anti-Semites Love Israel, But Would See Every Jew Dead

It’s a strange realisation; to understand that both white racists in the US (who hate Jews), and pro-Israelis (many of whom are Jews) support Trump. How can it be possible, you ask, that two fundamentally opposed groups have found such common ground? The following article takes us on a brief journey into the wacky world […]

America’s Forgotten Racism – Nazis In New York

Nazis are usually associated with Germany of the early 20th century. But how many are aware that there was a strong Nazi movement in the USA during the pre-war years? (Some would argue it still exists) The following article looks at this political anomaly when tens of thousands of pro-Hitler citizens marched through New York […]