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All Broken Up Inside: The Five Most Shocking Character Deaths in Cult-TV History

 

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WILLIAM Shakespeare once wrote that “the valiant taste of death but once,” while cowards die “many times” before their actual demise.

Audiences of cult TV classics might also be said to die many times … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Luis Suarez: Liverpool Fans Can Relax – He’s Not Been Injured By An Act of God

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LOTS of chatter about Luis Suarez not being fit to play for Uruguay in the summer’s World Cup. On Talk Sport, jobbing controversialist Andy Durham says it’s all karma for his handball in the 2010 tournament. But to … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Liverpool, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 15 Greatest Retro Sci-Fi TV Themes

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THE mission: To identify the top 15 science fiction television program themes from eons past. It’s a region of space many Internet listers have gone before… but those were just training exercises. This expedition is for real. Let the … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Five Most Underrated Episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation

 

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IFStar Trek: The Next Generation (1987 – 1994) did not have the words “Star” and “Trek” in the series title — or the good fortune to air on TV the year after the box office hit, Star Trek READ ON

Posted: 21st, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Most Interesting Man In The World: Actor William Smith

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THE Dos Equis guy has nothing on actor, William Smith.  No – I didn’t say Will Smith.  We’re not talking about the Fresh Prince here, folks.  I’m talking about William Smith the world’s biggest badass and Renaissance Man.… READ ON

Posted: 21st, May 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (16) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The UKIP Carnival In Photos: Pinko Jew Boy Nigel Farage Is Prig Of The Dump In Crap Croydon

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SO. UKIP staged a carnival in Croydon. All carnivals are crap. This one was no exception.

In 2011, UKIP’s party’s director of communications and European candidate, Patrick O’Flynn, told Daily Express readers that London’s Notting Hill Carnival was a … READ ON

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 Ways The Football Association Turned The FA Cup From Magic To Tragic

THE Football Association had a rude awakening earlier this year, when chairman Greg Dyke’s blueprint for English football was unceremoniously snubbed by the powerbrokers of the Premier League.

The FA may be sidelined and neutered, but they can’t take away … READ ON

Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 5 Greatest Giant Monster Movies of All-Time

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GARETH Edwards’ Godzilla opens this week in theaters, and the question remains: will the new film assume its place among the classics of the giant monster movie genre, or falter badly instead, much like the 1998 version of the … READ ON

Posted: 16th, May 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen As Nigel Farage Gets Vigorously Shafted By An Invisible Romanian On The James O’Brien Show

 

FINALLY! UKIPS’ one-man-band Nigel Farage is exposed by LBC’s James O’Brien to be the crap politician he surely is. His one mission was to destroy the BNP and EDL. Job done. Anything other than that, the man’s a dead … READ ON

Posted: 16th, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘We Go To The Gallery’: Enjoy Miriam Elia’s Twisted Spoof On The Peter & Jane Books

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‘WE Go To The Gallery’ is artist Miriam Elia’s twist on Ladybird children’s books Peter & Jane.

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Posted: 16th, May 2014 | In: Books, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 10 Greatest Afros of Yesteryear

IN the 1970s, the glorious afro emerged into mainstream culture as an affirmation of Black African heritage and a rejection of Eurocentric standards of beauty. The popularity of this “natural” hair style among blacks is often traced back to activists … READ ON

Posted: 16th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Zoology Discography: 10 Records By Animal Named Bands

OVER the years, there have been a veritable zoo of musical acts with animal names: The Monkees, The Turtles, Three Dog Night, Gorillaz, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Eagles, The Byrds, A Flock of Seagulls, etc. We could go on … READ ON

Posted: 15th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 5 Greatest Godzilla Movies Ever Made

 

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SINCE  his first silver screen appearance in 1954, Toho’s giant monster Godzilla has starred in more than two dozen epic movies.

The big green lizard has been featured as a terrifying villain, as a defender of the Earth, … READ ON

Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mic Wright’s Remotely Furious: Coming Soon – Comedians Throwing Cash At Kids In The Congo

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Mic Wright’s Remotely Furious: Coming Soon – Comedians Throwing Cash At Kids In The Congo

 

24 Hours to Go Broke could easily have been retitled Ha! Poor People and executive produced by the Bullingdon Club. One of the … READ ON

Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vintage Adverts : Feminine Hygiene-A-Go Go!

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FEMININE hygiene adverts prior to the late 1960s basically depicted menstruation as a shameful curse, a sickening burden upon womankind.  By the time the Baby Boomers started needing these products en masse, a revolution in feminine hygiene was underway.  … READ ON

Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


May the Force Be With Them: The 5 Best Star Wars Knock-Offs of the Seventies and Eighties

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WHEN George Lucas’s space fantasy Star Wars premiered in the summer of 1977 – and promptly became the highest grossing film in history – it was only a matter of time before intrepid filmmakers sought to imitate and thus … READ ON

Posted: 14th, May 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlie Chaplin’s Visit to A Starstruck London in 1921

 

CHARLIE Chaplin was woken on the morning 17 September 1921 while in his bed at the Ritz Hotel in London. “Visitors from Hoxton” he was told. From outside the window he could hear children singing the same song over … READ ON

Posted: 13th, May 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Attack Of The A-Frame: The Design Virus That Spanned Decades

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THERE’S only a finite number of ways you can arrange a canvas.  Naturally, there’s going to be some patterns that emerge, and certain motifs will be copied and repeated to oblivion within the pop art landscape.  An artful conception … READ ON

Posted: 13th, May 2014 | In: Books, Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 16 Greatest School Dance Scenes In Film

AH, yes. The school dance. Awkward and often soul shattering, it was a necessary rite of passage. It’s no surprise that such a dramatic collective memory would make for some great moments on film. Here’s a list (in no particular … READ ON

Posted: 12th, May 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boozvertising: The Art of Selling Alcohol With Sex And A Stuffed Penguin

THE beautiful thing about hard liquor advertising is that it is rarely nuanced or boring. It opts for the ham fisted approach, beating consumers over the head with brazen sexual tactics.  After all, they’re not selling sofa pillows here, folks.  … READ ON

Posted: 9th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 5 Most Underrated Brian De Palma Thrillers

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SINCE the early seventies director Brian De Palma has crafted many intense and highly cerebral thrillers.

Alas, such efforts are often dismissed by critics as being overly imitative of Alfred Hitchcock’s films and style rather than praised for their … READ ON

Posted: 8th, May 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Tracks: 6 Weird Songs About Famous People

WHEN Joe DiMaggio heard his name in Simon & Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson”, he reportedly went into a rage and wanted to sue. To him, it sounded like an insult and insinuated that he was dead (“Joltin’ Joe has left and READ ON

Posted: 7th, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


9 Reasons Why Courtney Love Is Wrong About Saxophones In Rock ‘n’ Roll

courtney loveSHE really is fun to have around, but Courtney Love isn’t exactly known for being right very often. While talking about Bruce Springsteen, she said she liked him, but didn’t really like his music and had a leave a show … READ ON

Posted: 7th, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Don’t Blame Jeremy Clarkson For The Nigger Row: Top Gear Has No Black Faces To Control Him

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ONE of the three white, middle-age men who present Top Gear on the BBC says he is not a racist.

Jeremy Clarkson, for it is he, says:

 “I absolutely do not use that word. I use the C-word, the

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Posted: 2nd, May 2014 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Five Sci-Fi TV Series that FOX TV Axed Before Their Time

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JUST this week, Fox Television announced the cancellation of the high-profile series Almost Human (2013 – 2014), a science fiction endeavor starring Karl Urban and Michael Ealy, and executive-produced by J.J. Abrams.

Fans of the short-lived series remain heartbroken … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, May 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0