Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ron Swanson’s Pyramid of Greatness.

Have you ever watched Parks and Recreation? You should. It’s made by the people that helped The Office (US) to get good and they’ve done well indeed with this flourishing show. Ron Swanson, the director of the Parks and Recreation … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech, Black Swan and True Grit.

It’s now a week and a bit till the Oscar’s and I’ve now seen 7/10 of the films nominated for Best Picture. Here’s a quickfire look at the latest three that I’ve seen:┬áThe King’s Speech, Black Swan and True Grit. … Continue reading

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“What the heck is a r k fire?”

“R K Fire” are a Canadian indie band that has managed to annoy over half of the internet by beating Eminem to the 2011 Best Album Grammy award. Eminem has yet to win a Grammy award in any category except … Continue reading

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Your wall.

Having moved into my new flat, I’ve been trying to brainstorm some creative ideas of how to decorate my currently barren walls. At the moment, all that is populating the wide, blank, cream-coloured expanse is a roadworks sign and four … Continue reading

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The Fighter.

For once, I’m actually interested in the Academy Awards. I’ve already seen several of the films nominated for Best Picture and I’m determined to see a few more before the big night on February 27th. One that I saw last … Continue reading

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No you can’t.

No you can’t continue as the president of Egypt when hundreds of citizens have died in protests in the past weeks against your 30-odd years of autocratic rule. No you can’t ignore world-wide calls for your immediate resignation, nor can … Continue reading

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Stephen Mallon.

At first glance an illustration of the consumerist mindset of our society, Stephen Mallon captured the process of dropping retired New York subway carriages into the Atlantic Ocean in order to create ‘homes’ for aquatic life. He also created a … Continue reading

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