I assume anyone reading this has watched more of Ray Donovan than I have, so I’ll keep the recap brief: this show concerns a Hollywood fixer/hitman/thug for hire whose professional and personal relationships begin strained and spend the next however many episodes tugging yet further, so long as the constituent atoms roughly hold together. RayContinue reading “Ray Donovan, seasons 1 and 2”
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World’s Strongest Man 2019
Okay, here’s the headline: Martins Licis won it. But what’s behind that? I think this was a really consistent performance that was simultaneously not amazingly impressive, if that even makes sense in this context. I was actually surprised near the end, when he had a nearly insurmountable lead. So, what happened? Event 1 was theContinue reading “World’s Strongest Man 2019”
Dirty Sexy Money: initial thoughts
So the latest US hit drama to hit our screens comes executively produced by none other than Bryan Singer, the man behind The Usual Suspects (which I love) and X-(Men)2 (which I also love). He is also responsible for House and the American version of Footballers’ Wives, which we shall conveniently gloss over. It firstContinue reading “Dirty Sexy Money: initial thoughts”
Pop! What is it Good for? Eh?
Started writing this a while ago, but only just got it finished. But hey, at least I did get it finished, right? * * * OK, randumb thoughts on the Paul Morley show I watched On Demand(!!) the other night. A bit of background: I never liked Morley, never liked the way he wobbled hisContinue reading “Pop! What is it Good for? Eh?”