Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Story Of Now

The Now! That’s What I Call Music series celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and ITV showed a one-off documentary on it. Cramming 30 years into an hour meant it was always going to be a bit rushed. But this … Continue reading

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Ten Significant Songs from Forgotten Films

Songs associated with films often become big chart hits. But occasionally we get a song becoming a hit and standing the test of time even though the film itself didn’t. Here’s my entirely arbitrary top ten list. ¬†10) ¬†Smash Mouth … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2013

If I had a problem with this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, it wasn’t so much that the songs were bad it’s that they were… well, a bit dull. Many of the songs were so similar. After they had all been … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – The Name Of The Doctor

Series 7, Episode 14, Finale CONTAINS SPOILERS In which the Doctor himself has to face a lot of personal finalities. Early in the episode we have a tea party with the Paternoster gang of Vastra, Jenny and Strax, later joined … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Nightmare In Silver

Series 7, Episode 13 CONTAINS SPOILERS I don’t like the Cybermen. I’m just going to say that straight away. There are crapper Doctor Who monsters sure, but whenever I hear it’s going to be a Cybermen episode my heart sinks … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – The Crimson Horror

Series 7, Episode 12 CONTAINS SPOILERS The 100th of episode of Doctor Who. Well, since it was revived in 2005 anyway, and excluding any mini-episodes like the Comic Relief specials and Pond Life. And as milestones go, the fact that … Continue reading

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