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Computers are the big thing this year

All the kids are gone bananas about computers. There’s approximately 1,000 Commodore 64s in Irish schools. In 1983. Gay Byrne on the Late Late Toy Show in 1983 interviewed nine year old Oric whizz kid, Mark Feldman who has been playing games since he was six, and thirteen year old […]

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Battlestar Galactica Explained

It only takes 8 minutes to explain what happened in Battlestar Galactica. I watched every episode and did not know or maybe forgot several key points in the story that are explained here. This video is obviously full of spoilers but it makes me want to watch the series again! […]

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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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Misfits (Of Science)

Before I started watching the British science fiction tv series Misfits I thought it might be a remake of Misfits of Science, a tv show that aired in the mid 80’s. I couldn’t be more wrong. The new show is so much darker and edgier. None of the fluffy woolly […]

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The Return of 'Allo 'Allo

Sometimes I’m glad I look in my spam folder. I spotted this delightful email subject: Important massage from Federal Ministry of Finance It reminded me of the BBC sitcom, ‘Allo ‘Allo which anyone living in the UK or Ireland and probably further afield will immediately recognise. Luckily I found this […]

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Peeing into the wind at the North Pole

The funny thing is, when I started reading Richard Hammond’s account of racing Jeremy Clarkson and James May to the North Pole, I did not expect to find out quite so much about the toilet habits of sub zero temperature travellers. Still, a fun read about the Top Gear crew. […]

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Back to the Eighties

Well, the Irish economy is tanking and is heading towards recession. Last time things were this bad was in the Eighties so here’s a few memories from that decade. After yesterday’s rather technical post, I need a nice squeaky throw away nostalgic one today. The Fall Guy

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I love Charlie Harper

OK, so what if Charlie Harper sucks? The main character of Two and a Half Men is lazy and selfish, a drunk and womaniser, but he sure is popular! Hello to all my new Australian visitors!