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No wonder he's got a smile on his face...
Mr Potato Head is Mr Ecstasy Head An attempt to import ecstasy inside a smiling Mr Potato Head toy has been foiled by Customs officers at the Sydney International Mail Centre. Almost 300 grams of ecstasy was found when officers selected a parcel containing children’s toys for examination. Upon opening the parcel, Customs officers were greeted with the smiling face of the popular...
Random Flyer of the day
This time, randomly pulled from the shoebox that resides beneath our bed - flyer for Raindance 2, 1991.
'regularly and blatantly using and dealing'
From the Acid Grandad’s Archives - Acid House hysteria (even though that was two summers previous) from the Daily Mail, concerning the police objections to the renewal of the license for the Hacienda (did we mention, etc)
Setting Hearts a' Flutter
Flyer of the day from the Acid Grandad’s archive - Dove for Love, 1991 - a short lived night at Nottingham’s other nightclub, the Kool Kat, aka The Garage.
...the most dangerous and anti-social conditions.
From the Acid Grandad’s Archives - press cutting of the Independent editorial following the arrest of 836 people at an ‘acid house party’ in Leeds in July 1990.
Invade the soundgarden
From the Acid Grandad’s Archives.
Ebay auction of the day
The original reel-to-reel for Frankie Knuckles/Satoshi Tomiie - Tears http://www.ebay.com/itm/REEL-REEL-Frankie-Knuckles-Satoshi-Tomiie-Tears-/230749623800?pt=Music_Other_Formats&hash=item35b9bfd5f8#ht_1945wt_1037
Flyer of the day #1
From the Acid Grandad’s archives - interesting circular flyer for a night with DJ Nipper at 42nd Street, Manchester.
God is trying to shut down Manchester
From the Acid Grandad’s archive - press cutting from the NME regarding the Hacienda 8th birthday.
Boothrider in the mix
From the Acid Grandad’s archive. I’m guess this replaced Nude Night on Fridays when it got sacked off.
Capital of the new (b)rave world.
From the Acid Grandad’s archive - flyer and NME write up for the Hacienda’s Tuesday/Thursday night weekly jaunt in Blackburn.
Sound Factory 1991, when Frankie Knuckles played. To quote Frankie: Q: Best “moment in time,” in a club you have ever played at? A: Easy, The Sound Factory, in the Summer of 1991.
Bouncy Music for Bouncy People
Now then, we’re not sure if we’ve posted this one before. If we have, apologies, we are clearly going senile. Anyway, from the Acid Grandad’s archives - flyer for a DIY collective night at Venus, Nottingham.
Belated Happy Christmas
From the Acid Grandad’s archives - flyer for Fac 51 Christmas/New Year celebrations 1990.