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  1. Reminds me of the guy who did the Lovecraft word count, seeing how many times odd / Lovecraftian words were repeated. Without clicking the link, see if you guess how many times cyclopean, nameless and accursed were used. In classic click bait style... number two really surprised us..!!! Sadly 'gibbous' only slots in with nine mentions, but it does feel like a lot more... http://arkhamarchivist.com/wordcount-lovecraft-favorite-words/
  2. Here's how my year is going- JANUARY The Ritual - Adam Nevill 02/01/16 The Making of Return of the Jedi - JW Rinzler 19/01/16 The Watchers -Neil Spring 27/01/16 Adrian Mole : The Cappuccino Years -Sue Townsend 29/01/16 FEBRUARY Which Lie Did I Tell? - William Goldman 01/02/16 The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - Sue Townsend 04/02/16 Jizzle - John Wyndham 21/02/16 MARCH The Making of Zombie Wars : A Novel - Aleksander Hemon 06/03
  3. Kim Gordon's Girl In A Band about her time with Sonic Youth. Interesting book as she's writing it after her marriage of almost thirty years has fallen apart to fellow band member Thurston Moore... it starts with a pretty bitter and heartfelt description of the anger and disappointment she feels towards them as they play out the band's last ever gig at a festival in Brazil. I'm not massively interested in Sonic Youth, I bought some of their early albums when I was younger which I liked a lot, but by the time Goo came out I tuned out of them. But I liked the book. She's got a lovely
  4. The Complete HP Lovecraft Collection free on Kindle at the moment. By complete it means including the poetry, letters and essays as well. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01D3K19FS
  5. I really like We Bare Bears. Three bears, hanging out. Obsessed with social media and their failure to be popular. As well as being funny, parts of it are kind of moving too. This clip is from an ep where they've been trying to get bought from the pet store (it's a flashback ep). But the bear's mad dash for the friends he lost gets me every time- it's a combination of the music, the desperation, the barking... it genuinely tears me up.
  6. Yeah, if you want to change it go to Settings, Game Center, click on your Game Center profile name (which will be in blue) and then you can change it there.
  7. Yeah, they've done great work- the book is a work of comic genius, and this series was excellent from start to finish. Feels like they really get Alan while not being afraid to push that slightly despicable and petty side of him.
  8. I liked it- the world is great, it's got some decent jokes, some of the homages are genuinely funny (The Godfather) although some aren't (Breaking Bad) - but it's got an admirably twisted sense of humour at times (especially in the animal nudist section), it's gorgeous to look at- the only real bum notes for me was the Shakira bit and Idris Elba's voice work wasn't that hot as the police captain. But it's basically Chinatown for kids, with a happier ending.
  9. I've never had teletext so never read Digitiser, my sole knowledge of it sadly comes from Neg shouting WANK! in every thread for about four years as some tribute to it or something, so I don't have rose-tinted specs over the guy- but if he's under so much pressure to produce weekly articles that he comes up with shitty analogies like that abusive relationship one, then maybe he shouldn't be producing weekly articles. He's basically going all Littlejohn without the smart word-play- rambling on about "out of control political correctness", how victims deserve what they get by not running awa
  10. Dude, c'mon- spoiler alert that shit. I was halfway through the Bible as well, dunno if I can be bothered continuing now I know all the smiting is for nothing.
  11. At least the Doritos marketing tie-in is restrained and classy.
  12. It was alright, not as bad as the dark days of Intolerable Cruelty or The Ladykillers, but pretty far down the Cohen list. Felt almost like a pilot for a TV sketch show than a movie. It was alright, looked nice, some good moments, but a bit of a step-down after the brilliance of Inside Llewelyn. Although I could happily watch Ralph Fiennes do his comedy schtick for hours and hours.
  13. It's a shame if Jack Thorne's not working on it now- thought he was an excellent choice to write, a good match for the source material.
  14. "Pocket Mortys' on iOS is a Rick and Morty version of Pokemon. It's not too bad although I got a bit bored of it after an hour or so, other people seemed to enjoy it more though.
  15. But they wouldn't release that movie trailer today, because the language and style of trailers has changed. Not sure what you're point is- that people are slagging off the new trailer because it lays out too many story beats? Or that we're all just bitter, cynical and jaded and wouldn't know the bluebird of joy if it was perched on our shoulder?
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