But perhaps the greatest threat to Cameron is that he, too, has his own Harry...– David Cameron and the spat over Harry Potter | Politics | guardian.co.uk Serves him right for calling one of his political opponents ‘Baldemort’. (via immlass) My comment: Even worse is that I’m pretty sure Cameron ganked the “Baldemort” moniker from The Thick Of It. Malcolm...
I love the BBC dearly and would fight for it to the death. My only wish is that...– Armando Iannucci at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards (at which ceremony Peter Capaldi also—finally—got an award for his portrayal of Malcolm Tucker)
I think I am interested in too many things.
What follows is a list of pursuits I could easily spend the rest of my life developing into a career of some kind: Cooking (especially Italian, Chinese, Korean, and Thai) Cocktail mixology Music synthesizers Music from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop YA science fiction and fantasy Television, especially of the SFnal variety Comics Theatre Tea Chickens Butchery and charcuterie Information...
IF THE SCENE BORES YOU WHEN YOU READ IT, REST ASSURED IT *WILL* BORE THE ACTORS,...– A Letter from David Mamet to the Writers of The Unit (h/t to rocketsandrayguns for the link.)
I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace; that...– John Adams in 1776
Twin Peaks: How Laura Palmer's death marked the... →
Andrew Anthony writes about the impact Twin Peaks had on American TV drama, and Lara Flynn Boyle (Donna), Sheryl Lee (Laura/Maddy), Kimmy Robertson (Lucy, the police station receptionist), Kyle McLachlan (Agent Cooper), Mark Frost (co-creator), and Grace Zabriskie (Sarah Palmer) all contribute their own memories. Lara Flynn Boyle: Me and the cast just went along for the ride. David created such...
The Guardian: Malcolm Tucker's Election Briefing →
The title says it all. The only thing is, I’m not entirely sure it’s sweary or mean enough.
Blargh. Anyone got tips for uploading an animated gif to Tumblr so that it shows up correctly?
Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service - 7 March 2010 →
The whole thing is worth listening to, but in the second hour (right around 1:10), there’s a conversation about Delia Derbyshire that is very worth listening to.
Assault: A UT staff member reported she and another staff member had gotten into...– From the UT Campus Watch bulletin, 3/5/2010
Iain Banks interviewed by Peter Capaldi. Two of my...