Articles Posted in the " Jeanie Finlay " Category

  • The Great Hip-Hop Hoax

    The phrase “Money for old rope” has many apparent origins, though the one I like the best is to do with hangings. Apparently the more morbidly curious and macabre people of the 18th century often sought out used hangman’s rope as a souvenir of an execution – the hangman would dutifully oblige, cutting the rope…

  • Sound It Out

    Slice-of-life documentaries are all well and good, but life can be horribly mundane and depressing sometimes. Sadly, Sound It Out‘s plea to save a record store and Britain’s ailing music industry will leave you wanting to chuck all your vinyl into a landfill.