(1) Thom Yorke described the company as “the last desperate fart of a dying corpse” last year – the dying corpse being the music industry – while David Byrne suggested that "if artists have to rely almost exclusively on the income from these services, they'll be out of work within a year".
(2) I mean, there are balloon-popping fetishes and farting.
(3) Where other titans became “Old Farts” overnight – “ No Elvis, Beatles or Rolling Stones in 1977” as the Clash had it – Bowie stayed revered.
(4) Is it hopelessly old fart-ish to hope exposure that to the horrors described by Buergenthal will remind all of us of the piffling nature of our next household conflagration about who gets to wear which pair of jeans, or whether homework on the weekend really constitutes a hardship – or even, somehow, temper the demand for new electronic equipment?
(5) Thom Yorke called the company "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse" in 2013, telling his peers that "I feel like as musicians we need to fight the Spotify thing", suggesting that the company is just another (unwanted) middleman in the music industry.
(6) You really can have it all.” A more practical innovation comes from British manufacturer Shreddies, which has developed flatulence-filtering underwear , allowing you to “fart with confidence”.
(7) The Tennyson line chosen for the heart of the Olympic Village – "To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield" – is, in the context of his poem Ulysses, hardly a feelgood slogan: it's the empty boast of a vainglorious old fart raging against senility.
(8) Peaches is sorry "for any offence caused", although it will presumably be some years before the victims are old enough to have her soz passed on to them – if indeed it came in any more personal form than her begrudgingly farted-out tweet.
(9) • On 7 October, the Radiohead and Atoms for Peace musician Thom Yorke described Spotify as 'the last desperate fart of a dying corpse ' as the company celebrated its fifth birthday.
(10) Or, if you’re nervous about farting around other people, as I am, you can use a YouTube video at home.
(11) "As long as the old farts at the top of the company don't prevent change it's fine," he says.
(12) The internet implodes when a black actor is cast in a role of non-specified ethnicity – highlights include the trolling of 14-year-old Amandla Stenberg, who played Rue in The Hunger Games, and the collective online brain fart that happens if you dare put the words “Idris” and “Bond” in the same sentence.
(13) Radiohead’s Thom Yorke called for a boycott of the service over unfair payment practices, removing all his solo projects from the site and describing it as “the last desperate fart of a dying corpse”.
(14) Footage of cattle is a reminder that we could instead be farted into oblivion.
(15) When you first met him, was he a humorous and pompous old fart?
(16) He also took things a bit further with a stronger comment in an interview with Mexican website Sopitas , saying of the music business: "This is like the last fart, the last desperate fart of a dying corpse."
(17) He joked: “The worst piece of legislation ever – so good news, Fugitive Slave Act, you’re finally off the hook!” John Oliver on Trump: 'He dominates the news like a fart dominates a car' Read more Oliver then gave a brief history lesson on the importance of the act, since before it was implemented 49 million people weren’t covered and now more than 20 million people gained health coverage.
(18) I've given this some thought, and I think the only thing more risky than whistling during a live performance is doing armpit farts during a performance.
(19) For and against Spotify sceptics “I think it’s really still up for debate whether this is actual progress, or whether this is taking the word music out of the music industry.” Taylor Swift “To me this isn’t the mainstream, this is is like the last fart, the last desperate fart of a dying corpse.
(20) People who know me know that I am not somebody who farts higher than …” he smiled.
(1) Poots added: "The only safe advice is not to use them."
(2) More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for Poots to resign because of his intransigence on gay rights, and assembly members from the Ulster Unionist party and Sinn Féin have criticised his stance.
(3) The presence of religious zealots such as Poots in government is a direct consequence of the peace process.
(4) The nicknames have helped build his "regular guy" image, but Pootie-Poot sounds more like a throwback to the preppy vocabulary of his father, who was famous for such phrases as "I'm in deep doo-doo".
(5) At a historic summit in Moscow this week, President George Bush will mark what he claims is the final putting to rest of the cold war, by shaking hands with his new best friend, Pootie-Poot.
(6) The fact that Poots can face criticism for his views from both unionists and nationalists may be progress in itself.
(7) Poots added: "Over the past couple of years there has been growing concern about what have been inaccurately labelled as legal highs.
(8) Hence Poots, a man born and raised in the Ulster Free Presbyterian church, a man who believes Ulster should be British, deserves credence.
(9) Critics of the minister from the political world and gay rights campaigners in Northern Ireland have claimed Poots' maintenance of the ban is due to his born-again Christian beliefs and the DUP's longstanding hostility to gay people and other sexual minorities.
(10) • Interview: Sean Ellis The Bifa winners Best international independent film – Blue is the Warmest Colour The Raindance award – The Machine Most promising newcomer – Chloe Pirrie for The Shell Best British short – Z1 Best supporting actor – Ben Mendelsohn for Starred Up Special jury prize – Sixteen Films and Friends Best technical achievement – Amy Hubbard for casting on The Selfish Giant Best supporting actress – Imogen Poots for The Look of Love Best achievement in production – Metro Manila Best British documentary – Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer The Variety award – Paul Greengrass Best actor – James McAvoy Best screenplay – Steven Knight - Locke The Douglas Hickox award – Paul Wright for For Those in Peril Best actress – Lindsay Duncan for Le Week-end Best director – Sean Ellis for Metro Manila Richard Harris award – Julie Walters Best British independent film – Metro Manila
(11) Imogen Poots and Dominic Cooper go along for the ride.
(12) Poots' rivals in the Ulster Unionist party have challenged him to reveal what legal advice he received from Northern Ireland's attorney general John Larkin over his stance on the ban.
(13) The Democratic Unionist minister Edwin Poots and Northern Ireland's attorney general, John Larkin, have won an information rights tribunal that allows them to keep the information secret.
(14) Edwin Poots, Northern Ireland's health minister, is almost comically unsuited for his position.
(15) Poots also ended up in court for upholding a ban on gay men giving blood and, in a separate case, objecting to gay couples adopting.
(16) Poots is against gay couples adopting, and is attempting to maintain a ban on gay men giving blood .
(17) That does not bode well for the weeks ahead and, despite an appealing cast of Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots, the feeling remains that the marketing could have done with a little zest.
(18) But Poots is still special: there's almost something admirable about his open stance on his views in a time when even his spiritual leader Ian Paisley was willing to put a lid on it for the sake of power.
(19) Matthew McDermott, the policy manager at the Belfast-based Rainbow Project, said the tribunal's decision was "hugely disappointing" given that the high court in Northern Ireland had ruled earlier this year that the ban had been imposed without lawful authority and that Poots was guilty of breaching the ministerial code at Stormont.
(20) At times of tension between the two countries, we are told, Mr Bush is known to tell his staff: "Get me Pootie-Poot on the phone."