Month: May 2006

Films

X-Men: The Last Stand

The Last Stand (or X-Men 3 as it was known until pretty recently) is the latest, and possibly final entry in the X-Men film series....

Literature

Deal or No Deal… The Book!

Wandering aroud Ottaker’s today I couldn’t help noticing that someone’s managed to publish Deal or No Deal, the book. So,...

Books

Silence of the Grave

This is the book for which Indriðason won the CWA Gold Dagger award last year. I enjoyed the first book in the series, Tainted Blood...

Science

“Bogus” Therapies

I’m really glad these doctors have come out to speak up against the pointless waste of the NHS spending on “alternative”...

Music

Pet Shop Boys – Fundamentalism

I know just about every magazine or newspaper has already given the new Pet Shop Boys album, Fundamentalism, 4 or 5 stars (out of five),...

Radio

LA Stories

Listeners to The Geoff Show may have heard ITV’s Head of Entertainment recently fielding programme suggestions from listeners. He was...

Misc

Doonesbury

How long has Doonesbury been in the Independent on Sunday? It always seemed a little weird that The Observer didn’t carry it –...

Technology, TV

HD Launches

A good piece on Mediaguardian about HD, with Sky’s service launching today, and material already being available to some Telewest...

Radio

Sell of Radio 1 and Radio 2

A report from the European Media Forum is reported to suggest that BBC Radios 1 and 2 should be sold off. They’d raise £500m...

TV

Digilogic PVR

I’ve been meaning for ages to mention the Digilogic PVR that I got from Argos a while back – the FVRT95 (incidentally...