Archive for June, 2010

The ILB World Cup Wallchart of Rap: Part Three

We’re getting there. Slowly but surely. Which is more than can be said for (insert your own joke here) Read more…

RIP big men

In the spirit of investigative journalism and schadenfreude, will be liveblogging James Corden’s World Cup Nervous Breakdown at 9:30pm tomorrow. Be there or be square.

On Italy vs Slovakia

June 24, 2010 4 comments

Italy is a sick and diseased nation. A country that is currently well-placed to be the rousing finale of Old Europe economic collapse, the “Don’t Stop Believin’” to Greece, Spain and Portugal’s “R&B track Mercedes gets to sing 15 minutes into the episode”. It’s a country whose lifeblood is organised crime, inherent corruption, tax evasion, the dumbest popular culture in the Western World and petty racism (directed at both foreigners and its own countrymen). When it comes to WWII leaders, you’ll probably find more Italians proud of theirs than Brits proud of theirs. Our electorate is populated by date rapists in diamond earrings eckying their balls off while driving around in circles on their Vespa, our leader is the single worst democratically elected global head of state of the past half-century, and we’ve made such a fuck up of our recent history that we’re having to sell our country off brick by brick to the Chinese and Arabs and hope they can make a better fist of it than we did. Even taking into consideration all of this: Italy is not a nation that deserves such a fucking shit national team. Read more…

Here goes absolutely fucking nothing…

Before the World Cup, Lippi said that he hoped the Azzurri could take inspiration from the successes of Francesca Schiavone. Instead we’ve been playing more like Tony Schiavone. Read more…

Beef update

June 22, 2010 3 comments

While bored-ass rap bloggers and habitual “first” posters with absolutely nothing better to do/contribute to to society (delete as applicable) work themselves up into apoplexy by this frankly feeble piece of concern trolling from Potholes In My Blog, ILB keeps it more local like Londis. Read more…

Frank Sidebottom – Life In A Northern Town

June 21, 2010 1 comment

RIP Chris Sievey. Heaven needed papier mache.

The ILB World Cup Wallchart of Rap: Part Two

June 17, 2010 2 comments

Having undergone a Tuborg drinking/sofa residency combination that has progressed my gut from Antonio Cassano to Cuauhtémoc Blanco over the past seven days, it’s only right we undertake part two of our revolutionary, linked to off a Kanye West fan forum series of posts: The World Cup Wall Chart. Group C is gonna be the least fun to write about as well…

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On Katy Perry’s vagina

June 16, 2010 7 comments

So yeah, after the jump there’s going to be a photo of a cunny. Probably best not to clickthrough if you’re at work or a family funeral. Read more…

Briefly optimistic pre-Italy’s first World Cup game Youtube clip dump

June 14, 2010 1 comment

Goalkeeper Dino Zoff, midfield Franco Causio, Italian President Sandro Pertini and manager Enzo Bearzot play scopa on a plane back from the 1982 World Cup.

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Posts over the next month may be sporadic

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