Monthly Archives: May 2019

“I Used To Think You Were The Cleverest Man Alive.”

Back in the day, I would have been chomping-at-the-bit to bash out a feverish blog post about the latest season of Game of Thrones… but this time around, ehhh, not so much. According to the notes I made after each … Continue reading

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“What Is There Left To Hope For?”

Whoops! Clearly I shouldn’t have mentioned “cancellation” in my last post about For the People, because it looks like I jinxed it! The show won’t be returning for a third season next year (or ever, in fact), but fans can … Continue reading

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“What’s The Camera For?”

Quirky-celebrity-challenge-show Taskmaster returned for a very welcome eighth “season” this week, and judging by the first episode it’s still one of the most reliably/painfully funny things on British TV by a long mile*… I was literally crying with laughter over … Continue reading

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S-E-B Oversight

I was shocked to discover that yesterday’s “pirate” CD post was actually the first time I’d ever even mentioned Sophie Ellis-Bextor on this blog! For the record, I’ve had a major crush on her since the mid-1990s, when she was … Continue reading

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Faker Seen

Although I’ve been trying to curb my online spending lately, when I saw a new/sealed copy of Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s album Make A Scene going for half-price on eBay, I couldn’t resist snapping it up (partly because of the price, and … Continue reading

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Rat ‘N’ Roll!

After twenty long years, the reunited/reinvigorated L7 have finally released a new album, titled “Scatter the Rats” (inspired by a motivational comment their producer made in reference to the rodents in the recording studio’s basement!). Videos for two of the … Continue reading

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The Bat Takes A Bow

[Contains asymmetrical war-paint and SPOILERS!!!] Gotham finale-d out last week, after five seasons, and a hundred episodes, which fluctuated wildly between the exciting, satisfying, and infuriating. The analogy I’d use, in terms of the show’s approach to plotting and characterisation, … Continue reading

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