Month: March 2010

Sport

Arsenal 5 – 0 FC Porto

I don’t often talk about football on the blog, but Arsenal’s 5-0 demolition of Porto last night is worthy of recording. The...

Books, Science

The Eerie Silence

Given where I work, there really is no excuse for me not to go to more of the Royal Society’s public lectures. So back in January I...

Films

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

One of my favourite series of novels of recent years has been Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy. I’ve read all three of the...

Radio

Vincent Price and The Horror of The English Blood Beast

Here’s a turn up for the books – me talking about something on the radio that you have more than one day to listen to! Vincent...

Radio Times

Radio Times 5 March 2010

The weekend’s nearly here, and I’ve put this up early so you can plan your Friday’s viewing. This time around, I’ve...

Media

Daily Star: Britain’s Most “Successful” Newspaper?

I was unfortunate enough to catch a TV advert for the Daily Star last night. I think it must have been after the football which I saw a few...

Media, Misc

Alice

As everyone looks forward to the new Tim Burton take on Alice in Wonderland, and I wonder whether I can be bothered to see it in 3D, the...

Misc

Cashing Gold

How badly do minor celebrities need the cash? Quite badly if the Dale Winton Cash My Gold ad is to be believed. It’s mercilessly...