So what was for dinner, folks? We had chicken thighs with ras al hanout rubbed under the skin, crispy roast potatoes* and the honey crisp hard cider we got WinnieTheWoot for Christmas. Dr. Mrs. Hatrack and I had creme brulee for dessert but WtW passed on the grounds that she doesn’t like “squidgy” food and had a…
This is suppose to be a sibling movie to Godzilla which was released about two years ago, made by same people. Kong looks better. Are they setting us up for Godzilla v Kong.
A little earlier I asked an upstanding example of Liverpudlian youth what he thought of Peter Cushing in Rogue One.
So the Christmas episode of Doctor Who has just aired in the UK and it has achieved one thing and one thing only. It’s made me give up watching anymore Doctor Who.
Which lead to the above amazing Twitter moment. It is worth a read.
Well fancy that! Actress Jenna Russell is causing a body swap row among viewers of BBC1 soap opera EastEnders. She has just taken over the role of Michelle Fowler last seen several decades ago but played by Susan Tully (who turned to directing).
Here’s hoping you all have a pleasant time on this holy day of capitalist spending and are all looking forward to tomorrow, Cheap Shopping Day, to spend all the money you can on things you want.
And here we are with another two episodes for the festive weekend and what’s more festive than a Jaffa Concentration Camp and Asgard Cloning experiments.
Whatever your planning on celebrating this coming week have a happy/joyful/Merry/peaceful one. Also if you got the moves, show them, it is the Holidays after all.
Astronaut and meterolgist Piers Sellers passed away yesterday, aged 61, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
They are offering “Flip-Flop” featuring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, and Bonnie Langford as Mel in a dual part story for free till New Years (UK time). You can download it, listen to it in your browser, or on SoundCloud.
Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, entered lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 24 December, 1968. Astronauts Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders held a live broadcast from lunar orbit, in which they showed pictures of the Earth and moon as seen from…
Just saw this on the end of year round-up episode of tech show Click. It’s an augmented reality Santa jumper which allows friends and family to view you with a parasitic Father Christmas growing out of your belly.
It looks like Carrie Fisher may have suffered a major heart attack. Come on 2016, don’t get any worse.
Welcome to the final Friday Open Thread before Christmas, even if Christmas Cheer seems distant nowadays.
There are three kinds of hard truths; the kind you find hard to face, the kind other people find hard to face, and the kind everyone finds hard to face. 2016's Sausage Party is mainly about the second kind but it’s more sensitive than you might imagine. Particularly for a movie about talking food getting massacred and…
All you need for Christmas is a Welsh lyric mezzo-soprano. Just remember you are half way through the dark and Abigail’s Song is the perfect soundtrack.
Folding Ideas has a new video and it’s just as interesting as usual, looking at how Batman kills and if it matters.