Extras: Series 2So, the series finished with quite the whimper last week, despite a brilliantly minimalist performance from Robert DeNiro. It seems to me that Ricky Gervais tends to watch Curb Your Enthusiasm to see what he can nick, and repackage for his own show. And I don’t mean that in a nasty way, justContinue reading

Live Review: My Morning Jacket, 23rd August 2006

Manchester Academy 2. Support: Richard Swift. So I finally went to another gig. It had been a while since I was last in Manchester, so I enjoyed the return to the Cornerhouse* café (I love that place, and there is nowhere that good in Leeds. Fact); brought back memories of my university days, when IContinue reading “Live Review: My Morning Jacket, 23rd August 2006”

Live Review: My Morning Jacket, 23rd August 2006

Manchester Academy 2. Support: Richard Swift. So I finally went to another gig. It had been a while since I was last in Manchester, so I enjoyed the return to the Cornerhouse* café (I love that place, and there is nowhere that good in Leeds. Fact); brought back memories of my university days, when IContinue reading “Live Review: My Morning Jacket, 23rd August 2006”

HERO’S 2006: middleweight & light heavyweight tournament final

Given that I had so much fun writing up the Pride show a few weeks ago, I thought I might as well do the same with their Japanese Mixed Martial Arts competitors – Hero*s. The latter company was near the end of two tournaments, at Middleweight (154lbs) and Light Heavyweight (187lbs) – the semi-finals andContinue reading “HERO’S 2006: middleweight & light heavyweight tournament final”