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Category Archives: featured
What a beautiful way to go… // Pringles are evil AND amazing
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
Posted in featured, Random Tagged chips, crisps, food, funerals, Jackson Generals, potato chips, Pringles, Proctor and Gamble, snacks 5 Comments
ANOTHER sad day // Paul Scholes @ MUFC: 1994â€“2011
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
Posted in featured, Football Tagged Barcelona, Champions League, Des Lynam, Gary Neville, Manchester United, Match of the Day, Paul Scholes, retirement Comments Off on ANOTHER sad day // Paul Scholes @ MUFC: 1994â€“2011
The revolution will not be televised
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
Canï»¿ Manchester United score? They always score…
90th minute… Losing 1-0.Â 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
Posted in featured, Football, Ireland, Videos Tagged 1999, 2008, Alex Ferguson, Barcelona, Beckham, European Cup, family, Ferguson, Football, Giggs, Keane, Manchester United, mufc, Schmeichel, Sheringham, Solskjaer Comments Off on Canï»¿ Manchester United score? They always score…
Guess who also celebrates a birthday today?
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
Posted in featured, Football Tagged 70th birthday, birthday, Bob Dylan, Eric Cantona, Ken Loach, Looking for Eric, Manchester United, mufc Comments Off on Guess who also celebrates a birthday today?
Bob Dylan at 70 // a personal reflection…
“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
Posted in featured, Music Tagged 70th birthday, birthday, Bob Dylan, concerts 6 Comments
The end of the world as we know it? Me arse.
Seems like we survived so.
OH YEAH! “Macho Man” Randy Savage // 1952-2011
A new addition… [Previously: Top 5â€¦. 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
14 summer movies to get a lil excited about… [pt2]
previously… 14 summer movies to get a lil excited aboutâ€¦ [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
Posted in featured, Movies, Upcoming Tagged 30 minutes or less, abrams, Another Earth, Bellflower, Carey Mulligan, Drive, movies, My idiot brother, One Day, ryan gosling, spielberg, summer 2011, Super 8, super8, Terri, upcoming Comments Off on 14 summer movies to get a lil excited about… [pt2]
Garret Fitzgerald’s glasses // 1984 – 2011
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
Posted in featured, Ireland, Random Tagged elections, Fine Gael, Garret Fitzgerald, glasses, Ireland, politics, RIP, spectacles 2 Comments
Were you this AMAZING when you were 9?
Back in 1993 I was too busy ODing on tayto sandwiches, ice burgers and lilt… Japanese luchador wrestler Mister Roku Go.
Movie Review: Bridesmaids
previously: 14 summer movies to get a lil excited aboutâ€¦ [pt1] Bridesmaids â€“ â˜…â˜…â˜…â˜…Â½ 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
Posted in featured, Movie Reviews, Movies Tagged bridesmaids, Chris O'Dowd, comedy, Ellie Kemper, Graham Linehan, IT Crowd, Judd Apatow, kristen wiig, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Movie Reviews, movies, Posters, reviews, Richard Ayoade, Rose Bryne, Saturday Night Live, snl, Wendi Mclendon-Covey Comments Off on Movie Review: Bridesmaids
Terence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” – first impressions & reviews… (woos and boos)
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
Posted in featured, Movie Reviews, Movies, Upcoming Tagged brad pitt, cannes, cinema, film festival, film festivals, guardian, hollywood reporter, malick, reviews, sean penn, terence malick, tree of life, variety Comments Off on Terence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” – first impressions & reviews… (woos and boos)
Q. How many kerrymen does it take to change a light bulb?
A. 100! 1 to hold the light bulb… 99 to rotate the house. lol. I’m sad to report that these tired old light bulb jokes may well be rendered obsolete with the introduction of Peg. (Nothing to do with Peig, … Continue reading
Posted in Canada, featured, Random, Videos Tagged Canada, design, electricity, hardware, indutrial design, jokes, kerryman, led, lights, stuff. prototypes Comments Off on Q. How many kerrymen does it take to change a light bulb?