Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

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Bombing Civilians – WWII’s ‘moral crimes’. A.C. Grayling in interview.

Monday, May 1st, 2006

The mortality figures presented by A.C. Grayling, Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London, in the appendix of his recent book Amongst the Dead Cities are shocking. Shocking because of their scale, but also because they are a surprise. The Allies’ use of saturation bombing, deliberately targetting civilians in Germany and Japan, has long been […]

Add it Up – an interview with the elder statesmen of disaffected youth, the Violent Femmes

Tuesday, February 1st, 2005

“I hope you got fat”, Gordon Gano sang, caustically, in 1988, on The Violent Femmes album 3. Eighteen years later and the lyric raises an extra smile as one notes that the Femmes frontman has the signs of a modest middle-age spread himself. These are the ironies that bands with longevity must learn to live […]