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Category Archives: Hulirants

If there’s one thing Huliganov likes it’s a good rant now and again.

Beijing, Georgia and Reading…


 

Original YT playout date: 12 August 2008
Duration: 38:15

This is the Huliganov Rant for August. It gave rise to some comments so evidently some foound it controversial. Read the rest of this entry

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Alexander Solzhenitsyn – Huliganov’s belated rant for July


Original YT playout date: 5 August 2008
Duration: 22:12

Huli’s late with the rant again, but was inspired to speak about Solzhenitsyn on reading this morning the sad news of his demise.
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Two Years of Huliganov – The Quest


Original YT playout date: 28 May 2008
Duration: 14:51

“Yes, it was exactly two years previously to this that Huliganov first sprang into existence. This video speaks of the ongoing quest to find the unattainable star, and says that not expeditions to Mars, but work upon ones own character, is the best way to find your destiny, and by the mercies of the Lord which are new every morning, you can treat this day as the first in the rest of your life – it’s never too late to be the person you want to be.

Featuring an atrocious rendition of Brel’s song “”La Quete”” known to the English speaking world as “”The Impossible Dream”” from ‘The Man from La Mancha’.”
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500th Video – and Huliganov’s May Rant


Original YT playout date: 20 May 2008
Duration: 19:38

I had 500 videos at this point and about half a million channel views, and Huliganov talks about that and what is in store for the channel and the Russian course, which leads into a discussion about perfectionism.
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Rant for April


Original YT playout date: 12 April 2008
Duration: 23:21

Another rant about podcasts, and how good they are for people who want to get out and about.
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You Tube – The End Of Civilization As We Know It (yeah right)


Original playout date: 7 April 2008
Duration: 36:33

“This is the belated rant for December, although, despite a tiny amount of Christmas related talk at the beginning, most of this rant refers to an article in the online Telegraph dated 7 April 2008, which is when I made the rant.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/04/07/nweb107.xml
Some sense-starved junkalist, hiding behind the weasel phrase “”experts have warned””, presumes today to describe our use of the available bandwidth as less valid than his own use, for newspaper articles. I contend that anyone can write – at least at the stylistic level of his article, give or take a few spelling mistakes – whereas not everyone can produce entertaining and informative online video content. Therefore I go on to challenge the author of that article to produce his own video response to my rant, if he thinks that YouTube is such a bad idea, let him tell it to us face-to-face, over the camera.

On the way I give advice to town planners about traffic management in cities, and give a few pointers, which, if only listened to by the right ears, could greatly improve the quality of life for millions living in cities whose commuting plight today is largely caused by the control-freak complexes of minor government employees, and their inability to let free-market philosophy impact on road design.”
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Charlie Wilson’s War – Huliganov Rant for March


Original playout date: 2 March 2008
Duration: 25:34

This is actually the Eighth Hulirant. I haven’t been counting them over to this blog but you can see the earlier ones by looking at the side bar with the detailed navigation – and find “Hulirants”. They are all being collected there.
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True Pedantry


Original playout date: 26 February 2008
Duration: 22:12

A Huliganov Rant (done now but ostensibly for October 2007, as I missed that month).

What’s this all about? Well, right now, in the UK there are a few books and broadcasts going on about the so-called walking diet or the 10,000 steps diet, all of which revolves around the use of a pedometer, which is like a mechanism clipped onto the belt that clicks a counter forward every time it moves up and down. However, there is a problem with this whole concept, as I show in the rant.
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Huliganov’s Rant for February – On UK Political Correctness


Original playout date: 6 February 2008
Duration: 2:13

Once again, Huli is not up to date with the rant. First off Huli points out that this is two years into his channel, and this is at the time of uploading here to Huliganov TV already 12 and a half years which is like one eighth of a century.
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Huliganov’s Free Spee..


Original playout date: 18 November 2007
Duration: 4:22

The attempt on Benazir Bhutto’s life prompts a rant from Huliganov which you could get away with in 2007 but could never get away with in 2017, in this era of political correctness and special pleading for the religion of peace. Thankfully in 2007 we have complete freedom to express opionions, but there are still some opponents better left untouched. Therefore, on legal adice, Huli’s enthusiastic endorsement of pulling lawyers’ hair has been removed.
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