Mixtape: 1970s

If you have read anything on this blog before, it will have become mighty obvious that I am not exactly fresh out of high school. Not that I am eyeing up a glittery red Zimmer frame to buy with all the fervency of teenage girls spotting Justin Bieber, but I Continue Reading

RIP Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith died today, aged 86 at his home on Roanoke Island, North Carolina. A man who embodied the very essence of the southern gentleman, chambering and captivating audiences over a 50 year career that included stints on Broadway, in film and of course on television. It was on television Continue Reading

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“Grimm” debuts second season art

With Grimm returning a little earlier than usual to the American broadcast schedule on August 13 as NBC tries to capitalise on its Olympics coverage, it makes sense that they have released the second season artwork which displays our heroes in all their dancing-on-the dark-side-of-fairytales glory. With another Lost alum Continue Reading

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First impressions: “Veep”

  This is one seriously funny show. Leaving aside the fact that saying this show’s name makes me feel like I am the Roadrunner about to sprint off from my hapless Foe, Wile E. Coyote one more time in a Looney Tunes cartoon – which I must hasten to add Continue Reading

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RIP Nora Ephron

Enormously sad news today with news that Nora Ephron, gifted director, screen writer, playwright and author has died aged 71. Best known for cleverly written, intelligent, divinely romantic movies such as Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally and You’ve Got Mail, Ephron passed away from pneumonia brought on acute Continue Reading


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