Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge

eagles of death metal

San Berdoo Sunburn (2004)

One of my friends admits he can’t listen to the Eagles of Death Metal any more since he found out they’re a bunch of rabid right-wing Republicans. Try as he might, he just couldn’t enjoy their music after that. Personally, I don’t give a shit if Jesse Hughes is in the Ku Klux Klan. This track kicks ass… Read the rest of this entry »

NOW I’M A FOOL (2008)

This starts off like it’s going to be an epic melodrama in the vein of Don’t Worry Baby, but quickly morphs into one of those slithery Stones numbers from the 1980s, in which Mick Jagger would pretend that evil women were taking advantage of his good nature. Read the rest of this entry »


lobster_2Day 5 of my Portugese sojourn: still no sign of Jose (or Maddie). Above is a pic of me chilling out by the pool. I seem to have gotten a little bit sunburned. Who could have predicted that this would ever happen to a red-haired, fair-skinned, balding Irish man who scoffed at wearing sunblock in a really sunny country? Nostradamus maybe… In other news, my blog hits have (bizarrely) gone up during the time I’ve been away. Clearly, the public are responding well to there being less Eoin Butler on EoinButler.com. Sobering stuff.

Here, since my brain is too frizzled to think of anything else to post, are some… Read the rest of this entry »