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Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.

Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people pretending they are the centre of the universe erodes my will to live — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Txt spk iz da bom.

  • Save the shelves: how to stream a movie collection

    [4 comments] · 1938 words (vacuums up about 9 mins)

    I have hundreds and hundreds of DVDs taking up space on shelves in my living room. A huge investment that I don’t want to lose, and I love movies. Time to get my geek on and find a better way. Step into my parlour to see how I did it…

  • The changing face of broadcast TV

    [1 comment] · 1167 words (munches about 6 mins)

    The BBC are desperate. They need your money so badly, they’ve changed the way they impose their tax, regardless of how you consume TV. I don’t think they have the resources to do that.

  • The Sun's tits

    · 881 words (wastes about 4 mins)

    Depending on your viewpoint, the title of this post could either be about Page 3 models in the Sun newspaper or a statement of fact about the quality of its content. Guess you’ll have to read on to find out.

  • Hi, my name is

    · 334 words (kills about 2 mins)

    Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Clearly in the world of rap, the answer is yes. Uhhh, would the real Slim Shady please stand up. We’re gonna have a little problem here.

  • The right actor for the job

    · 376 words (devours about 2 mins)

    After all these years of being an avid movie follower, why did I assume there was a rigorous accreditation procedure at Casting Director University?

  • Ridiculyrics

    · 907 words (devours about 5 mins)

    From One Direction to Kirsty MacColl who claimed there’s a guy down the chip shop who swears he’s Elvis, pop stars throughout the ages have tried to outdo one another with the stupidest lyrics.

  • Don't look at the camera

    · 543 words (sucks up about 3 mins)

    Turned up to a film set on Sunday as a “runner” which is movie parlance for “general dog’s body”. Imagine my surprise when I ended up being in the film.

  • Le Cygne done wrong

    · 315 words (devours about 2 mins)

    Cello and piano: a gorgeous instrument combination when applied to such fantastic pieces as The Swan. At least, in most cases.