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- Ah!! Jessica Chastain is EVERYWHERE!
- Only steers and queers come from Texas
- My TIFF 2011 movie schedule!
- Rootin’ for ya
- Sunburnt Jets – retreat // out of here // blood brick
- Imagine an alternative version of The Sound of Music…
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The Man Buried in a Pringles Can [time.com - June 04, 2008] “In 1966, Baur came up with a clever way for Procter & Gamble to stack chips uniformly rather than tossing them in a bag. He was so proud … Continue reading
Previously: February 2nd 2010. A sad day. The man who gave hope to red-heads all over the world has retired. It was hardly a surprise considering his loss of form, the media coverage over the last few weeks, the fact … Continue reading
Sufjan Stevens, Live in Manchester, May 19th 2011: Sufjan covered R.E.M.’s The One I Love a few years ago (here’s one from Chicago in 2004) but it lay in his big briefcase of tunes unplayed for years. But it made … Continue reading
Gil Scott-Heron // 1949-2011 So bear with me. This was quite a strange way to be introduced to an artist. There’ll be no mention of Jamie XX, New York State prison or “bluesology”, but you’ve been able to read those … Continue reading
90th minute… Losing 1-0. 92nd minute… Winning 2-1. Wednesday 26 May, 1999 may have been one of the greatest nights of my life. Not just in sporting terms but in y’know, “general living” terms… On the eve of Manchester United’s third … Continue reading
How did I not know this already? OK, so we all know it’s Bob Dylan’s birthday today (and I went on an epic ramble here), but I had forgotten that May 24 also marks the birthday of another hero of … Continue reading
“At times in my life the only place I have been happy is when I am on stage.” So today, May 24th, Bob Dylan turns 70 years of age. Wasn’t really sure what to post for his birthday. I figure … Continue reading
Seems like we survived so.
A new addition… [Previously: Top 5…. Dead wrestlers.] Miss Elizabeth chooses her side prior to Wrestlemania V, with real-life husband “Macho Man” Randy Savage set to face challenger Hulk Hogan for the WWF world championship (watch match here). Elizabeth Hulette … Continue reading
previously… 14 summer movies to get a lil excited about… [pt1] A documentary maker, Mike Cahill, and a trainee investment banker, Brit Marling, combine to write a screenplay. Cahill directing, producing, shooting and editing and Marling acting as co-producer and … Continue reading
A sad day for all spectacle wearers. So today I arrived into work to read the news that Garret Fitzgerald, Ireland’s 7th Taoiseach, had died. Reports surfaced two weeks that he was gravely ill, but the news will still have … Continue reading
Back in 1993 I was too busy ODing on tayto sandwiches, ice burgers and lilt… Japanese luchador wrestler Mister Roku Go.
previously: 14 summer movies to get a lil excited about… [pt1] Bridesmaids – ★★★★½ 125 minutes | America | Language: English | Rating: R Weddings and cinema are a match made in heaven. Whether it’s in drama – imagine the … Continue reading
Magnificent. Mental. Preposterous. Pretentious. Amazing. Bollocks. Terence Malick’s fifth film premiered at Cannes at 8.30 this morning and, as expected, it is getting fantastically mixed reviews. It was on almost everyone’s most anticipated lists, including mine, and living up to … Continue reading