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The Ministry of Time

Or “El Ministerio del Tiempo” as it’s called in it’s native Spanish. I’ve only watched one episode but this time traveling sci-fi series is off to a great start, and the whole thing is available on Netflix. Thankfully with subtitles!

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Daredevil Stairwell Fight Scene

I’m catching up on Daredevil on Netflix and this fight scene in series 2, episode 3 blew me away. The slow methodical way Daredevil ploughs through his enemies countering hits, disabling outstretched arms with guns pointed at him and smashing light bulbs that chain is mesmerising.

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Frank Kelly’s 12 Days of Christmas

Is it too late for Frank Kelly’s parody of 12 Days of Christmas? Frank was probably best known as Father Jack on the show Fr. Ted, but I came across him first on an old vinyl record of his stories. He also produced many comedy sketches such as this one: […]

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Crime Busters

D’Unbelievables Pat Shortt and Jon Kenny pay homage to Garda Patrol. “Jez, you can’t do dat lads.” (via)

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Mel Blanc: What’s up Doc?

Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny and many more characters, is the subject of this great Radiolab podcast. Well worth a listen. Also see his Wikipedia page. You’ll smile when you hear the story of how he came out of his coma.

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Do you remember the show where …

Years ago, I would guess almost 20 years ago, there was a late night show on TV that has stuck in my brain ever since. This show had a Twilight Zone vibe about it. It was set in a diner/restaurant where time stood still. I’m pretty sure there were multiple […]

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