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The Sound Board DragonCon 2012 Special:...

Recorded at DragonCon 2012, the three of us partnered with the Brit Media track for yet another iteration of this, a discussion of British music which roams (despite the attempt by special guest star Aaron Poole to keep us on topic) from...

Michael Madsen from Reservoir Dogs

The Sound Board #31: A Rose By Any Other...

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This month’s episode stars Prof. Tuffley and Rob Levy with Widgett in the pilot’s seat, crashing into buildings more often than not. This episode’s central topic...

Deadly Sweet (1967) – DVD Review

Original Italian Title: Col Cuore In Gola Film: DVD: Written by: Tinto Brass based on the novel “Il sepolcro di carta” by Sergio DonatiDirected by: Tinto BrassStarring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ewa Aulin Features: English audio...

Silence! in London

Silence! The Musical is going to London for its European premiere. Yes, that’s the brilliant musical version of Silence of the Lambs with songs written by Jon and Al Kaplan–it features the show-stopping favorite of mine...

Shakespeare’s First Theatre Found...

So they’ve found Shakespeare’s first theatre. Well, not, you know, intact, like it was tucked away in someone’s attic. Some brick bits, apparently. And it was called The Theatre. And we assume that means it was the only...

APB for George IV’s Giraffe

So I mentioned in our previous post about Grip the Raven that I wanted to find out what had happened to George IV’s stuffed giraffe. The last thing I could find said that the giraffe was given to the Zoological Society. So…I e...

A London Map of the Dead

This is not, in fact, a Google mashup that shows the migratory patterns of giant human skulls. No, it’s instead an interactive map that The Times and the Museum of London have put together to show Londoners just where the bodies are...

Headsup: Building London, Smuggling Africa...

An ongoing attempt to make sense of the onslaught of new swag that people want you to buy. Should you? I’ll try and help. So here’s the deal. When I was a kid, I used to write superhero stories featuring myself and my friends as...

Alien on the London Underground

Here’s an amusing vid: Gareth Ellner created an Alien costume for himself. He makes appearances helping to raise money for charity along with his amigos in the UK Colonial Marines. Here he goes on the London Underground to amuse the...