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Favourite Place

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  • 30 October 2008

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Where you like

Off Piste at Val Thorens - France
The Shetland Isles
Seignosse - France
Bilbao - Spain
Auchrannie -Isle of Arran, Scotland
Mount Abu - Rajasthan, India
Glen Affric - Scotland
Port Charlotte - Islay, Scotland
Hong Kong
Tynemouth - England

Where we like

Prussia Cove - Cornwall, England
Polesden Lacey - Surrey, England
Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber - Pembrokeshire, Wales
Penlledwen Head - Pembrokeshire, Wales
Welsh Wallows - Snowdonia, Wales
Chatsworth - Derbyshire, England
Cei Bach - Ceredigion, Wales
Ithaca - Greece
The Alps - France
Bristol - England

Most Influential Magazine

  • Posted by howies
  • 30 October 2008

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What you like

Dark Summer
Singletrack
Creative Review
What Mountain Bike
Eye Magazine
The Ecologist
National Geographic
The Economist
The New Yorker
Private Eye

What we like

What Mountain Bike
Ride
Vice
Dice
Vanity Fair - The Green Issue
NME
New Scientist
Communtication Arts
Dirt
Frieze

Best of the Rest

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  • 30 October 2008

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Most Influential Piece of Art

Another Place - Anthony Gormley
Effigy of a Guantanamo Bay Detainee in Disneyland - Banksy
Slides at the Tate Modern - Carsten Holler
Graffiti on the Wall, Bristol - Banksy
Orus - Mist
Most Influential Newspaper

The Guardian
The Independent
The Metro
The Times

Most Influential Company

Innocent Drinks
Magura
Krooked
Line 6
Blueprint Skateboards
Gransfors
Loose Fit Surfboards

Politician Most Likely to Change Things

Ken Livingstone
George W Bush (not necessarily for the better)
Al Gore
David Cameron

 

50 reasons

  • Posted by howies
  • 30 October 2008

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1 The Constitution
2 The Snowboard
3 The Mountain Bike
4 The Skateboard 
5 Rachel Carson
6 Wendell Berry
7 Green Day
8 Abraham Lincoln
9 Joshua Tree
10 Bob Dylan
11 Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
12 National Geographic
13 Patagonia
14 Martin Luther-King
15 Jake Burton
16 Democracynow.org
17 Hunter S Thompson
18 Scientific American
19 The Blue Jean
20 Motown
21 Sitting Bull
22 John Steinbeck
23 The Simpsons
24 Robert Frank
25 Walker Evans
26 Mike Mills
27 Bill Hicks
28 New York
29 Greyhound buses
30 Scorsese
31 East and West Coast
32 Thomas Edison
33 Burning Man Festival
34 Rosa Parks
35 Navajo Nation
36 Polio Vaccine
37 Moab
39 The Internet
40 William McDonough
41 Chuck Palahniuk
42 Apple Mac
43 Sierra Club
44 George Bush's Environmental Policy (just kidding)
45 Michael Moore
46 The Smithsonian
47 San Francisco
48 The Onion
49 Google
50 Freedom of Information Act
(Illustration: James Graham)

A list lover

  • Posted by howies
  • 30 October 2008

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I love lists. Geeky, I know. And I think they start to get more interesting when they get grouped together in oddball, goofball kinda ways. No reason. It's just fun. If you have any ideas for alternative music lists, e-mail us:

music@howies.co.uk

Giles:

Double Espresso

1 Simon Says ? Pharoah Monch
2 Flowers ? Minnie Riperton
3 Sympathy for the Devil ? The Rolling Stones
4 Sure Shot ? Beastie Boys
5 Witness Roots ? Manuva
6 Popscene ? Blur
7 Spirit Fingers ? Four Tet
8 Smells Like Teen Spirit ? Nirvana
9 Begging you ? The Stone Roses
10 Girl You Have No Faith In Medicine ? The White Stripes

Decaf Latte

1 Where I Fall ? The Reindeer Section
2 Fall In Love ? Slum Village
3 Into The Mystic ? Van Morrison
4 When ? Vincent Gallo
5 On and On ? The Long Pigs
6 So What ? Miles Davis
7 Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime ? Beck
8 Ebow the Letter ? REM 
9 Breakfast in Bed ? Dusty Springfield
10 Buckets of Rain ? Bob Dylan

Nic:

Decaf Latte

1 Venus as a Boy ? Bjork 
2 Not even Stevie Nicks ? Calexico
3 Sunnyroad ? Emiliana Torrini
4 Glory Box ? Portishead
5 Moving Dub (Better Things) ? Massive Attack V. The Mad Professor
6 Tiny Tears ? Tindersticks
7 Finley's Rainbow ? A guy called gerald
8 What Does Your Soul Look Like ? DJ Shadow
9 So You'll Aim Towards The Sky ? Grandaddy
10 Svefn-G-Englar ? Sigur Ros

Double Espresso

1 Institutionalized ? Suicidal Tendencies
2 Rockit ? Herbie Hancock
3 Vamos ? The Pixies
4 Rebel Without A Pause ? Public Enemy
5 List Of Demands (Reparation) ? Saul Williams
6 Theme From The 1988 Morris Dancer Massacre ? Shitmat
7 Angels ? Vex'd
8 Quoth ? Polygon Window
9 Do You Even Know Who You Are? ? Sonic Subjunkies
10 Radio Friendly Unit Shifter ? Nirvana

Harri:

Double Espresso

1 Hysteria ? Muse
2 The Fallen ? Franz Ferdinand
3 The Bitter End ? Placebo
4 Man ? Yeah Yeah Yeahs
5 Sober ? Muse
6 Paranoid ? Black Sabbath
7 Firestarter ? Prodigy
8 Ka-Boom Ka-Boom ? Marilyn Manson
9 Slither ? Velvet Revolver
10 Slam ? Pendulum

Decaf Latte

1 Hanging On The Wire ? Paul Weller
2 Pyramid Song ? Radiohead
3 Just For A Moment ? Aqualung
4 Catch Up ? Martin Grech
5 The Gallery ? Muse
6 Piano Sonata No.14 ? Beethoven
7 Jackie Placebo (cover)
8 This Love Affair ? Rufus Wainwright
9 Televators ? The Mars Volta
10 Motorcycle Emptiness ? Manic Street Preachers

Simon:

Double Espresso

1 Freak Scene ? Dinosaur Jr
2 My Own Summer ? Deftones
3 Rush Song ? 'A'
4 Orpheus ? Ash
5 Monkey Wrench ? Foo Fighters
6 Song 2 ? Blur
7 Feelin' This ? Blink 182
8 Out Of Sight ? Hell Is For Heroes
9 Silver Rocket Sonic Youth
10 D Feels Like Home ? Einstellung (my band, sorry!)

Decaf Latte

1 Heaven Or Las Vegas ? Cocteau Twins
2 Late Morning ? St Etienne
3 Over The Ocean ? Low
4 Holes ? Mercury Rev
5 Come On Let's Go ? Broadcast
6 Sea ? Codeine
7 To Here Knows When ? My Bloody Valentine
8 Scattered Black and Whites ? Elbow
9 Miss Modular ? Stereolab
10 Sea Song ? Doves

Ten reasons winter beats summer

  • Posted by howies
  • 30 October 2008

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1 Empty beaches
2 You don't have to get up too early to see sunrise
3 You can see your own breath
4 Soup
5 More stars at night
6 Big storms
7 Snowboarding
8 Fewer flies
9 Snowball fights
10 Winter is there to make our summer look better

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