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Television and radio programme reviews, trailers, highlights, twilights and cinema news. Also the neglected gems from years past.

London gets ready to cook at the Breaking Bad bar

 

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London is getting bar ABQ, a venue set in a large RV named after the setting of the TV show Breaking Bad in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

For £30, 22 punters-a-time will not get to sample the blue … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2015 | In: Reviews, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Price is Right contestant in wheelchair wins a treadmill

Danielle Perez won a treadmill on The Price is Right. Perez is in a wheelchair. She also won a sauna:

 

 

 

Says Perez:

 

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Spotter: @brockwilburREAD ON

Posted: 6th, May 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fascinating Repairmen: A Japanese TV show about mending things like a book and a grater

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‘Fascinating Repairmen’ is a Japanese series featuring people giving a new lease of life to old objects. Some of these are much loved items, like the book in the video below. Others are just bit odd. And the more … READ ON

Posted: 1st, May 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Another WTF Japanese game show – Spread Your Legs

Japanese game show of the day is the one where young women dressed in early 20th Century children’s fashions see who can spread their legs the widest. The winner is the contestant with the smile as wide as their gait:… READ ON

Posted: 1st, May 2015 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars hilarity: listen to Sheffield student Godfrey Elfwick troll the BBC

This is just brilliant. Listeners to the BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say show were introduced to Godfrey Elfwick, a student from Sheffield talking about the lastest Star Wars franchise, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens. Godfrey … READ ON

Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Film, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That’s (not) Entertainment: how TV killed The Jam

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That’s NOT Entertainment!

For some time now our happy island nation has, slowly but surely, been invaded by an uninvited and unwelcome breed.

This is nothing to do with immigration, asylum-seekers, refugees, the EU or any of the other … READ ON

Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch two teenagers teach you how to smoke marijuana in 1997

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These two numbnuts are a cautionary tale about what you sound like when stoned.

 

 

Spotter: Death And TaxesREAD ON

Posted: 16th, April 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Sing When It Happens: The Japanese Karaoke Game Show Where You Get A Hand Job Whilst Singing

 

Japan has given us some of the world’s weirdest games shows. But it’s excelled itself with Sing What Happens, the show where male contestants try to sing karaoke whilst a presenter gives them a hand job.

Will you fluff … READ ON

Posted: 16th, April 2015 | In: NSFW, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pony power: highlights of Top Gear erotica fan fiction

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Hold on your Top Gear hair it’s going to be bumpy ride as we look at Top Gear erotic fan fiction. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are away…

This is from a work entitled Clutch:

 … READ ON

Posted: 9th, April 2015 | In: Books, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP James Best: watch the best bits of Dukes Of Hazard’s Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane

 

Farewell, James Best, famous for playing Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the brilliant The Dukes of Hazzard. You and Flash made afternoon telly great.

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Posted: 7th, April 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peter Dinklage the sex symbol: Tyron Lannister is a busty Cosplay star

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It takes a lot of strapping to turn Peter Dinklage into Games of Thrones’ hero Tyrion Lannister.

Peter, a buxom 32D, is rarely seen as nature intended to let his acting do the talking.

 

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Spotter: GeekologieREAD ON

Posted: 3rd, April 2015 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Robert Durst: the race against death for a killer TV finale

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Robert Durst has been charged with the murder of  Susan Berman in 2000  Durst is suspected of murdering two more people:  his first wife Kathie in 1982 and Morris Black.

USA Today reports that if found guilty of first-degree murder, … READ ON

Posted: 29th, March 2015 | In: Reviews, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The greatest ever TV caption: at home with the Young Conservative

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Are you a Young Conservative? I said, “ARE YOU A YOUNG CONSERVATIVE?”

Still the greatest ever TV caption.

Spotter: @MichaelPDeacon

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Posted: 14th, March 2015 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madonna accuses BBC Radio 1’s 49-year-old music chief of ageism

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Madonna accuses BBC Radio 1 of “discriminatory and unfair” behaviour for failing to play her latest song, Living For Love. The song failed to make the station’s playlist, which dictates its most-played songs. The BBC says this had led to … READ ON

Posted: 12th, March 2015 | In: Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vince Gilligan says: stop tossing pizzas on the Breaking Bad House

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Fans of Breaking Bad like to re-enact the scene from the Caballo Sin Nombre episode that features Walter White flipping a pizza on to the roof of his house. That house is a home in New Mexico. And Vince Gilligan,

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Posted: 11th, March 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen to BBC presenter John Inverdale discuss rose-c**ed glasses: radio fail

ON BBC radio, John Inversdale is at the Cheltenham horse racing festival talking about his rose-c**ted glasses:

 … READ ON

Posted: 11th, March 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Clarkson suspended over fracas following hullabloo, brouhaha and imbroglio

 

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is on gardening leave. He’s been suspended by the BBC “following a fracas” with a producer. Yes, a fracas. Not a brouhaha. Not a kerfuffle. And most certainly neither an imbroglio nor a tawdry … READ ON

Posted: 10th, March 2015 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Channel 4: in 100 days all Nazi Jews will support UKIP

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The dire Channel 4 drama about the UK Independence Party, UKIP, the first 100 days, never did find someone to murder Nigel Farage, as Channel 4 once fantacised about the killing of George Bush. Maybe they’re saving that … READ ON

Posted: 19th, February 2015 | In: Politicians, Reviews, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Remote control: Samsung TVs are spying on you

Shouting at the telly might be a good thing. Samsung says its smart televisions with a ‘voice” function are listening.

Samsung warns:

 “If your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data

READ ON

Posted: 9th, February 2015 | In: Technology, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How BBC kept Match of the Day from ITV’s clutches

FOOTBALL fans who don’t look at the Premier League goals on Twitter or streamed matches over the web, can delight in the news that BBC has retained the rights to show Premier League highlights on Saturday nights.

On the Daily READ ON

Posted: 2nd, February 2015 | In: Sports, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC Brit: The TV channel for pub bores

BBC Worldwide is looking to launch BBC Brit.

What will it be about? What is being a Brit?

 

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Well the channel was launched with a ten-meter statue of Top Gear racing driver ‘The Stig’ stood in front of … READ ON

Posted: 30th, January 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Big Brother: The Sun’s Katie Hopkins gets naked on Chegwin’s Channel 5

Celebrity Big Brother is making news in the tabloids. In the Sun and Star (now the only paper for topless stunnas – watch those readership figures soar!). Both papers have a league table of how the housemates are getting along.… READ ON

Posted: 20th, January 2015 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Big Brother is TV’s moral compliance show: only the most intolerant survive

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Big Brother should come with an “Approved by the Ministry for Morals” sticker. The good get to win; the bad get to lose. The bigots are shunned and mocked; the enlightened get loved and panto.

This series has seen … READ ON

Posted: 19th, January 2015 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Free Speech: Sky News recoils in face of Charlie Hebdo cover

Live on Sky News we have free speech campaigner Caroline Fourest. She’s astounded that Sky won’t show the subject of their story: the cover of Charlie Hebdo.

So. She holds up the copy. And the camera recoils:

Even the … READ ON

Posted: 15th, January 2015 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0