Monthly Archives: November 2013

Am Badass, Or…?

There are plenty shows that successfully balance heart-breaking drama with cathartic comedy… but Mitchell & Webb’s latest offering for the Beeb,  Ambassadors, wasn’t one of them. It probably doesn’t help that Armando Iannucci and his cohorts have set such a high-standard … Continue reading

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Docs & Nox

I’ve finished watching the first season of Stargate: SG-1 now, and… well, it probably isn’t fair to compare the two franchises, but given a straight choice I’d much rather be watching a Star Trek show*, for these two reasons: Firstly, … Continue reading

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Tangy!

Short version: M.I.A. has a new album out called Matangi. It’s awesome. Buy it. Long version: I’ve only listened to the album once so far, and M.I.A.’s tracks usually take a few spins to catch all the wordplay and wrap … Continue reading

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SG-1: Salacious Gawping

Having polished off two seasons of Stargate: Universe, I decided to jump back through a wormhole to the 1990s and work my way through the series that started it all, Stargate: SG-1 (after first checking out the original movie, which … Continue reading

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