Category Archives: Travel and Places

I go to a lot of places, usually for work. I have a “ritual” of filming in them after hours, and some of the series of films I have made, as well as other writings, are in this section. These vlogs will be subcategorized by country and visit.

Huliganov’s Philadelphia, part 3 – Birth of a Nation


Original YT playout date: 20 December 2009
Duration: 43:53

We get the chance to look at the place where part of the British Empire was carved out and given to the people who lived in it, or at least the well-connected ones among them, on condition that they called themselves a different name. In the end all it was was the wrangling of one sort of elite against another sort, as we can see now, but at the time it seemed to people as though at last the ordinary man was able to assert his share of meaning. The sad thing is that to this day many ordinary British and American people don’t realise that essentially they are exactly the same nation, along with every other people that speaks the same language.

Race don’t enter into it, and I say that with an awarness that this is getting posted to huliganov.tv about the first anniversary of the death of that martyr to the excesses of white supremacy in the police force, George Floyd. Politics and structures don’t enter into it. Language is what defines our thought, and language is what makes us what we are. The people who speak one language are in essence all one nation.

English speaking people should never allow the world to classify us by whichever box the masons and royalists of history have made for us. We are the English, whether born in England and speaking with the accent I have, whether born in the US and never having been in England or had any ancestry from there, also those from Canada who are not from the French speaking part. They are the French, which is OK, there’s nothing wrong with that. You can live with them, you can play families with them, but you’ve got the French and the English there sharing a givernment structure and pretending to be a Nation, but it’s only artiificial.

Nations are a neologism anyway. In the past there were city states as well as Nations – nations won out and forced everyine to have a nationality, but it was just a way to put people in boxes and control them. We need to get back to language groups, and the way to be a citizen of the world is to learn a series of languages well enough to function well in other groups and effectively be part of them too.

There is no reason why we need to wait for some official to grant us a passport. We join the Russian nation by learning Russian well enough, even though very few people are awarded a Russian passport on that score. You have to be, like, Kim Philby or something.

So it’s time that we rejected Nation, and opened ourselves to the idea of Languation, Lation, Spation or whatever you wanna call it. That’s actually where we came from, and we may have been happier then.
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Prague Vlog #15 Don’t give up on your taxis


Original YT playout date: 20 December 2009
Duration: 15:14

Taxi ride and some own-brand music in the second part.
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Hailing and the Taxi – My Prague Vlog #14


Original YT playout date: 17 December 2009
Duration: 10:54

After not uploading anything with me in it for a while, in protest at my account having received a strike, I can now happily inform that the strike was removed this morning and therefore my strike on producing output is also over. I have a backlog of footage to put up now, this is Prague footage from about two months back, including taxi driver with appropriate name Milan Demeter and a sudden hailstorm, as well as the woman who tried to trap my colleague in her revolving door man trap.., Enjoy.
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Farewell Video of Extraordinary Mognitude


Original YT playout date: 14 November 2009
Duration: 1:09:34

“If you like long goodbyes, then this is the place for you. This one lasts well over an hour!

Lord Moggy, of nightshiftmoggy channel, as well as one of the stars of this channel, decided that his one and a half year visit to Europe has to come to an end. He has seen new things, made new acquaintances, learned a bit of the language, ate different foods – but it ain’t home. Like Peter Allen, he still calls Australia home, so off he flies.

You’ve seen him on this channel about fifteen to twenty times, maybe even more. This is his last interview before I took him to the airport, and he blows the whistle on certain unscrupulous practices he encountered recently, and his adventures in Ukraine, including getting deported.

This tells us some of the story of an extraordinary modern adventurer, the resilience of a man who lost everything, and then decided at last to follow a dream, even though everyone thought he was mad.

An account of someone who is at once a street moggy and a lord – a nearly penniless man … who has enriched us all.”
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Uncle Davey’s Moscow – part 2 of 2


Original YT playout date: 11 November 2009
Duration: 44:56

We finish off the footage from my October 2009 brief visit. Plenty of pancakes and a privileged view inside of one of the “wedding cake” buildings beloved of Stalin that Moscow is famous for, this one being the Moscow Hilton.

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Huliganov’s Philadelphia, part 2 – Signers’ Hall


Original YT playout date: 13 November 2009
Duration: 23:00

We go to the place where the bronze casts of the original freemasons who decided that they were “the people”, as in not just SOME people, but THE ones with a capital THEE, and could get rid of the monarchy from the colonies. Some of them were dissidents, but only because they wanted some amendments to the Constitution, not because they were loyal to “Boy” George, the English king, who was considered to have had bad, even chameleonic karma. He was a herpetologist, you see, and his herpes were known all over the world. He tried to tax the colonies to finance his requirement for Zoovirax, so that he could house his chameleons and other herpes in appropriate terrariums, and therefore is considered to have been the first ever international terrarist.

They all signed following the words “yes, we really want to hurt you” in this very hall, built some 200 years later, and in that day they split the English nation into two, forcing the British to colonise Australia instead. The Western part started to be called Americans (even though they were in the process of killing the real Americans, but this self-same thing had been done before in Prussia by the people who made up a leading cohort in the non-loyal Americans) and the Eastern Part plus Canada carried on being the British Empire, and they played cricket and gave up slavery. Officially anyway. Later on America also gave up slavery in the South, battling each other in the process, and later on still they did battle against alcohol producers, the environment and most recently of all someone else’s freedom fighting, as well as turning up close to the end of two world wars, and helping us beat the Germans, who nevertheless love them and forgive them everything.

The leader, Ben Jammer Franklinstein, who was Grand Master of Pennsylvania, even though it was supposed to be a Quaker State and they have oats rather than Grand Masters, wanted all the people to sign, not just his fellow freemasons. He said the following immoral words: “I’d like to get the world to sign, in perfect harmony, this declaration of our state of independency. I’d like to buy the world a coke, and furnish it with ice, and put some lemon in as well, if only just a slice.” however, it was a rainy night in Georgia, we feel, from which that particular soda started raining all over the world.

And such is American history in a nutcase.

In honour of this, Viktor D. Huliganov signs the Treaty of Independence, thus ratifying it and assuring its immor(t)ality. He may not be a freemason like 13 or more of those 33 those bronze figures, but he is all in favour of life, liberty and the pursuit of ice-cold soda.
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Uncle Davey’s Moscow – part 1 of 2


Original YT playout date: 11 November 2009
Duration: 44:56

Footage from a recent visit to audit one friendly auditor… This is just two parts, but each quite long, and it shows what I managed to get up to in a few days of being there.
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Snippets of Warsaw


Original YT playout date: 10 November 2009
Duration: 14:50

Here are a few odd bits that didn’t really belong anywhere else, that only had in common that they are from Warsaw. The first snow in Warsaw this year, cockroach infested Que Huong restaurant which cannot be bothered to let you know it is having a closed party until you come right up the staircase to it, the stupidly named Samsung Corby, and the ludicrous new trend in Mentos advertising. These are just some of the odd bits in this here fillum.
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Huliganov’s Philadelphia, part 1 – Trouble Crossing


Original YT playout date: 8 November 2009
Duration: 18:03

Welcome to the third series of Huliganov’s North America. This deals with the difficulties of getting across the Atlantic when the first plane to Frankfurt takes off two hours late and the connecting flight has to delay so you can get on. The luggage came two days later. When we arrived in Philadelphia, it was raining the way it rains all the time in America whenever I go there but never seems to on your Hollywood films unless they’ve got George Clooney in, in which case it’s studio hands chucking it from the sides in buckets, and it’s really perfumed rosewater. Here’s where to come to see the real America. And we go to America’s first capital, to where American citizenship all began, to where a bunch of English people abroad decided that they wanted to be something else, and wanting to was, in the end, really all they needed. Now they really are something else, as you will see, as the series unfolds…
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Let’s get out of here


Original YT playout date: 7 November 2009
Duration: 22:53

In the third of the three videos featuring my recent drive from Warsaw to Prague and back, unexpected diversions at night force me to drive through the ancient settlement of Kozieglowy, or “the place of the goats’ heads”, a place besmirched by pagan rituals in the past and till today a major supplier of pagan Christmas trees to the rest of the country and an accident blackspot. It is like a Polish road equivalent of Haiti and the Bermuda Triangle all rolled into one. One gets the impression that the very road is haunted…
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Into and back out of Prague


Original YT playout date: 31 October 2009
Duration: 1:03:03

We continue the journey from Opole and go through Klodzko towards Prague. Can any of my viewers recognise the work of literature being played in the night drive through Klodzko – and the voice actor?

The next day we show unbroken footage of how to drive out of the centre of Prague in the direction of Wroclaw.

Don’t miss the third and final part of this epic drive where we have to brave the awful place of Kozieglowy at night.
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Road Rant between Czestochowa and Opole


Original YT playout date: 31 October 2009
Duration: 46:09

We are driving on the way to Prague from Warsaw – this is part one of three videos taken on the same drive.

Topics covered include a discussion on the origins of pilgrimages and whether they should have such a central place in many people’s view of the Christian faith, then a live look at some of the places in Poland where there is still a German minority living unresettled after the war, and a glimpse of Opole city centre, and its inspiring sculptitudes.
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