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Bushell On The Rampage: The Autobiography of Garry Bushell
Bushell On The Rampage: The Autobiography of Garry Bushell
by Garry Bushell
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 11.46

1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Garry Bushell "This Is Your Life", 24 Aug 2010
I started off as a `lukewarm` fan of Garry`s but after reading "Bushell On The Box" by punk poet and author Garry Johnson I became a fanatical follower.
That excellent biog by the writer of the punk classic "Suburban Rebels2 revealed that Bushell was much more than a loudmouth ranter.
He is a family man, devoted dad, wonderful writer and more then anything a genuine `man of the people`.
This autobiography confirms what Garry Johnson stated in the excellent "Bushell On The Box".
In that brilliant biog Garry Johnson said: "The luvvies hate Bushell because like Princess Di he has the common touch".
Bushell may have a skinhead haircut and a Cockney accent but his brain is on a par with Stephen Fry and Stephen Hawkins.
This book is proof that Garry Bushell is one of our greatest living writers - a true working class hero.
His story involves sex, drugs, rock&roll, gangsters, soap stars, politicians and Punk Rock.
This is without doubt the best book I have read since The Punk Poet by Garry Johnson (Google that title and you will see that I am paying this book a massive tribute)
If you like having a laugh, partying and Punk Rock Rock - you will love this book and love GARRY BUSHELL.
He aint just the best tv critic since Clive James - he is much more - the bloke who discovered The Cockney Rejects, The Buzz Kids, Frankie Flame and The Business.
Garry Bushell is The Godfather of New Punk and my ambition is to meet the great man and living legend.
If he does a book signing in Essex I will be there.
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Hoolies
Hoolies
by Garry Bushell
Edition: Paperback

3 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best Book On Youth Culture, 21 April 2010
This review is from: Hoolies (Paperback)
It has got to be said that Garry Bushell is the best writer of youth culture in the UK.
His latest work of art captures the spirit of teenage rebellion and street fashion more than anything before.
Malcom McLaren gave us The Sex Pistols and for that he desreved a Knighthood so why no CBE for Mr Bushell.
He gave us Street Punk, Oi, Two-tone and New Mods and all are mentioned in this book.
It is like A-Z of Football gangs and `bad boys`. If Dave Courtney is the Yellow Pages of crime then Garry Bushell is the spokesman for many generations.
Garry gave us The Cockney Rejects, The Business, Cock Sparrer, The Buzz Kids, Frankie Flame and The Gonads - and this book is without doubt the Bible of Youth Rebellion.
Every teenager past, present and future should BUY this book.


Live Through This
Live Through This
Price: 7.26

5.0 out of 5 stars Saturday Night Special, 2 Jan 2010
This review is from: Live Through This (Audio CD)
Courtney Love is more of a rocker than Joan Jett. Sexier then Madonna and a better actress then Amanda Holden.
She was stunning as the sexy single parent in the x-rated movie Julie Johnson and superb in the American version of Saturday Night Specials (not to be confused with the blackmarket - but sexier UK version).
But her true vocation was to be a rock star. And her new band created after the suicide of Kurt is one of the best things to come out of America since Iggy Pop.
Every track is a killer. Every song a gem.


Last Night a Dj Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey
Last Night a Dj Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey
by Frank Broughton
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Bobbie Anderson, 30 Dec 2009
A brilliant book that was recomended to me by Pitsea disc jockey Bobbie Anderson.
I bought it and now I want to be a MC.
If its good enough for Bobbie Anderson who looks like a winning combination of Amanda Holden, Ola Jordan and Kate Moss then its good enough for me.
This book tells you where to start and what to buy.


Wild at Heart - Series Two [DVD]
Wild at Heart - Series Two [DVD]
Dvd ~ Stephen Tompkinson
Price: 10.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Amanda Holden Is Brilliant, 29 Dec 2009
This is a very good TV drama series but what makes it special is sexy stunner Amanda Holden.
She is brilliant in this and it is obvious that she is destined for better things.


Cutting It: The Complete Season 2 [VHS] [2002]
Cutting It: The Complete Season 2 [VHS] [2002]
VHS

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amanda HoldenPure Perfection, 29 Dec 2009
This was a very funny and well written comedy drama but star of the show AMANDA HOLDEN made it a TV classic.
Her performance was on a par with George Cole in Minder, David Jason in Only Fools And Horses and Ricky Gervais in The Office.
Her acting ability and comic timing makes her worthy to be mentioned in the same breath as the three greatest TV characters of all-time.
Those three are the male giants of British TV and Amanda is without doubt the greatest female performer of her generation.
She is also the sexiest actress of all-time.
Buy this and see for yourself.


The Grimleys: Series 1 - Episodes 1-3 [VHS]
The Grimleys: Series 1 - Episodes 1-3 [VHS]
VHS

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The X Factor, 29 Dec 2009
Noddy Holder was good but Amanda Holden was brilliant in this comedy drama
This was before she teamed up with Simon Cowell but even then Amanda had THE X FACTOR.
She is without doubt the sexiest actress/presenter and female star in the UK.
Amanda is right up there with Kate Moss, Ola Jordan, Donna Spencer and Pitsea`s finest Bobbie Anderson.
The blonde beauty is so talented that fans will even watch The Big Top because her name is in the cast list.
Amanda stole the show in that BBC comedy by strutting around in black knee-length boots and black tights - confirming she is not just a pretty face but also has perfect legs and a cute bum that most women would die for.
In this dvd she plays the sexiest schoolteacher in the history of showbiz.
AMANDA HOLDERN has THE X FACTOR.


The Ex-Files
The Ex-Files
by Jane Moore
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece, 7 Aug 2009
This review is from: The Ex-Files (Paperback)
Not just a classic masterpiece but a masterclass on the subject of adultery.
Read this and you will agree with the mantra "never forgive and never forget"
And discover that revenge doesnt have to be instant.
It is best served cold as it will make a bigger impact.
Let the fued last a lifetime. Dedicate your life to "The Long Game" and victory at all costs and you will survive divorce.
That is the message of this book.


The Two Tone Story
The Two Tone Story
by George Marshall
Edition: Paperback

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Black & White Unite, 14 May 2009
This review is from: The Two Tone Story (Paperback)
Two-tone SKA music was the most powerful youth cult of all-time preaching love and peace between the races.
As Poet Joey Teen said "United is the thing to be - thing how strong we can be UNITED against nazi society"
We can all subscribe to that.
Two tone had great clothes, great music and a fantastic message.


A History of Communism in Britain
A History of Communism in Britain
by Michael Woodhouse
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.61

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better RED Than Dead, 14 May 2009
As a life-long socialist I have to say that this is the best book ever written about working class culture.
Power to the people is the message of this brilliant book.


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