Monthly Archives: August 2013

Jadoo Chile

This coming Tuesday, Amara Karan’s new film Jadoo will premiere in the magical, movie-making metropolis that is the city of Leicester (where its story of feuding, foodie families is set), before rolling out across the nation on the 6th of September. … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 10: Drawing It Out

When I impulsively picked up that first X-Files boxset, I had no idea that these blog posts would (kinda) coincide with the 20th anniversary of the first TV episode airing in the States (Sept 10th, 1993), and also the launch … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 9.5: What’s Up, Doc?

[Contains two-headed doggies and SPOILERS!!!] As I said when I began this folly, what frustrates me most about The X Files as a TV series is that the writers never seemed to accept that they were terrible at writing long-term … Continue reading

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“This Is A Bust!” “No…”

While tracking down the secret, unseen Big Bang Theory pilot, I also stumbled on the unaired pilot of The Elvira Show (1993), which some kind souls have posted on YouTube for posterity. The show stars Cassandra Peterson (aka ‘Elvira’) and … Continue reading

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TBBT S0E00: “The Ass-Man Alternative”

Checking out Vernee Watson’s resume t’other day, I discovered that she was one of only three actors to appear in both The Big Bang Theory’s unaired pilot and the series proper, as we know it. Intrigued, I tracked down a … Continue reading

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Mild Mest

As we all know, humour is totally subjective, and when an opinionated blogger like myself sneers that something “isn’t funny”, what they really mean is “I didn’t find it funny, but others might”… because there’s no objective way to measure “funniness”, … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 9: Bring Me Spanky

[Contains bioluminescent shark guts and SPOILERS!!!] Sigh… what can I say about the ninth season of The X Files? Scully was side-lined into a teaching job, and spent most of her screen time fretting over her miracle-baby, before deciding to … Continue reading

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