@voyou 'Alt-ac' is so transparently a way for tenured academics to avoid feeling bad about not confronting the terrible ac… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/919969788679655426 16 Oct 17 Reply Retweet Favorite

Or, the mockney Charles Trenet

 Listening to Lily Allen’s “Littlest Things,” it occurs to me that her mildly urban beats are all a smokescreen; what she really wants to do is become a chansonnier. And why not? London could do with a female Jacques Brel; well, maybe more of a calypso Peter Sarstedt, but either way I approve.