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The Colour of Money

To paraphrase the old axiom, ‘no one ever went broke trying to sell people’s childhoods back to them’. We are currently staggering under the weight of comic book movies, cosplay one-upmanship and adult Disney fandom. There’s even a word for … Continue reading

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Honestly, networks, it’s like you want people to torrent stuff.

Elementary is moving to Sunday nights. CSI Cyber is moving from Sunday nights to … somewhere. Shows start at one or two minutes past the hour and go into the following hour. The last two episodes of Mr Robot were, … Continue reading

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Don’t make me make eye contact!

Why do they design bus seats like this? People don’t want to face each other at that proximity and risk making eye contact, much less accidentally touch knees. The woman in the pink shoes isn’t putting her feet there because … Continue reading

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Don’t mention the war

There was a teeny bit of internet outrage a few weeks back over a question at the Miss Italy pageant. Apparently a contestant¬†was asked in what year she would most liked to have lived and she said 1942. Her great-grandmother … Continue reading

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Morning TV is killing me.

We are in a golden age of television to be sure. I watch a fair old amount of scripted shows, mostly dramas (I occasionally watch Big Bang Theory, but that show is well past it’s glory years). What I rarely … Continue reading

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Tool of the patriarchy? Me?

This editorial was ¬†was published back at the end of January. It got under my skin at the time and I don’t really feel any better about it now. Consequently I just have to have a little rant. I have … Continue reading

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