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Alan Partridge – Mid Morning Matters

These keep on getting better and better. I nearly passed out laughing watching this episode last night. Continue reading

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Buona Sera

Last night I watched the first episode of Trem?? the much anticipated offering from David Simon, creator of the greatest television show ever made: The Wire. Like the first episode of The Wire, Trem?? was rather slow as it introduced characters and … Continue reading

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Class of 2010: Favourite Television Shows of 2010

British television has been severely lacking in imagination and variation for a number of years. A quick surf of the channels will undoubtedly result in numerous reality television shows, reruns of Only Fools and Horses, lifestyle shows and Friend… Continue reading

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Breaking Bad

I have just finished watching season three of Breaking Bad and firmly believe that it is the best television show currently being aired. The show focuses on high school chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) who upon learning that he has … Continue reading

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More cult television DVD releases coming from Shout Factory

In addition to their already impressive catalogue, the American DVD label will be releasing two eighties cult television favourites this year. Firstly, on July 13, Street Hawk will be released followed by Max Headroom on August 10. I have fond mem… Continue reading

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How postmodern is this…

I couldn’t resist. I have ordered a four-pack from the UK HBO store and with a bit of luck they will arrive in time for the weekend. Hyperreal or what? Continue reading

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Dark Shadows

I despise soap operas. Though a fascination for many Brits, I find them to be highly stereotypical, poorly written and acted and brain numbingly dire. But there is one soap opera that I hold in high regard. It premiered in America on July 27 1966,… Continue reading

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Open Channel ‘D’

I thought it would be; it certainly looks much better in pictures than it does in real life. It is something that could break quite easily through wear. The DVD packaging is also disappointing with excess glue used to keep the disc separators toge… Continue reading

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2007 – The year in review (part three)

Apologies for the delay, I have not been feeling too great as of late, but without further ado here is the final part of my media review of 2007. In this post I will look at the music, books, software, television shows and hardware that impressed … Continue reading

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Weeds

Bethany, a colleague of mine at Birmingham City University, has been long pestering me to watch the Showtime comedy Weeds. Being a big fan of other Showtime shows Californication and Dexter I was not surprised to find that this show further confir… Continue reading

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