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My name is John. I like Pop music, Eurovision and most things Swedish. This is where I write things. I also write for money sometimes. If you have any money and would like to exchange it for some words, do feel free to get in touch.
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Guardian Article: Agnetha Fältskog Returns

Guardian Article: Agnetha Fältskog Returns

I managed to crowbar my way back into The Guardian - and for once I've spread my wings beyond Eurovision. Check out this hard-hitting piece of journalism on the whereabouts of recently reactivated pop idol Agnetha Fältskog from ABBA.
Popjustice: Abs Love sends me his actual hat!

Popjustice: Abs Love sends me his actual hat!

Week six of my Big Reunion Recap was mostly taken up with the single most exciting thing that has happened to me in 27 years on this earth.
Popjustice: Big Reunion Recap: Episode 5

Popjustice: Big Reunion Recap: Episode 5

Another recap of the greatest show on television for Popjustice. This week I basically accuse B*Witched of being secret lesbians. Yeah, that's right. Because I'm a journalist.
Popjustice: Why Abs from Five is currently the best thing on TV

Popjustice: Why Abs from Five is currently the best thing on TV

I wrote an ode to the street-talking, curly carrot growing, oddly loveable breakout TV star that is Abs from Five for Popjustice. And here it is...
Maximum Pop! - I wrote about Justin Bieber and the internet didn't hunt me down

Maximum Pop! – I wrote about Justin Bieber and the internet didn’t hunt me down

I wrote a fun little piece about Justin Bieber. Read about it here, or more conveniently over at Maximum Pop!
Popjustice: The Big Reunion - My Big Recap Episode 3

Popjustice: The Big Reunion – My Big Recap Episode 3

I've been blogging about ITV2's The Big Reunion for Popjustice. Check out my recap of Episode Three, featuring B*witched and The Honeyz
Popjustice: The Big Reunion - My Big Recap Episode 2

Popjustice: The Big Reunion – My Big Recap Episode 2

I've been blogging about ITV2's The Big Reunion for Popjustice. Check out my recap of Episode Two, featuring Atomic Kitten and 911
Popjustice: The Big Reunion - My Big Recap

Popjustice: The Big Reunion – My Big Recap

I've been blogging about ITV2's The Big Reunion for Popjustice. Check out my recap of Episode One, featuring Liberty X and 5ive
Popjustice: Viva Forever - A Survivor Speaks

Popjustice: Viva Forever – A Survivor Speaks

I went to the premiere of the Spice Girls musical earlier this month. I saw the back of Emma Bunton’s head and shared a bus with Clare Balding. Both of these things were considerably more entertaining than the actual show. You can read my thoughts here: http://www.popjustice.com/blogs/etc/viva-forever-blog/106529/#more-106529    
Guardian Article: Could Engelbert Humperdinck win?

Guardian Article: Could Engelbert Humperdinck win?

After my Engelbert-related rage had subsided, I attempted to see the positive side of things and wondered aloud whether he could actually win. Given that he wound up finishing 25th out of 26 I probably should have just stuck to my guns.
Popjustice: Why Lisa Scott-Lee is amazing

Popjustice: Why Lisa Scott-Lee is amazing

Lisa Scott-Lee is one of my favourite crap celebrities ever. In this article for Popjustice I described her as 'desperate' 'maniacal' and 'fame-hungry'. It was re-tweeted, approvingly, by her mum.
Guardian Article: Engelbert Humperdinck - A nul points choice for Eurovision

Guardian Article: Engelbert Humperdinck – A nul points choice for Eurovision

After the qualified success of Blue in 2011, I was horrified when we sent septuagenarian crooner Engelbert Humperdinck in 2012.