Hits And Near Misses – a look back at those Confessions movies

In another stroll down Memory Lane, perhaps better named as Mammory Lane on this occasion, it’s a fond and retrospective nod to those old slapstick softcore movies that were on a par in the seventies with the Carry On films, though the Confessions quadcore had more revelations, full nudity for one thing (in the case of the ladies) but the success of these productions was … Continue reading Hits And Near Misses – a look back at those Confessions movies

“My health is NOT in question” – Dickin, Hayes vs modern day radio broadcasters

I grew up with LBC.  I can go back a far as the days of Monty Modlyn! I never really liked listening to music at night. So spoken word in the form of phone-in shows were for me, far more entertaining. When talkRADIO and the subsequent talkSPORT came into being, I discovered a new world of amusing presenters. Some were known as shock jocks; Brian … Continue reading “My health is NOT in question” – Dickin, Hayes vs modern day radio broadcasters

Goal! A football songs top ten

The relationship between music and football has evolved over the years, but it’s fair to say the twin pursuits have always shared some common ground. Recently, we have seen the slow demise of the traditional FA Cup final song, in a move which has paralleled the decline of outlets like Top of the Pops on which to perform the music in question. From a Shots … Continue reading Goal! A football songs top ten

Way Back When: Snub TV

Circa late eighties and the hip things on the box for alternative music fans were Eurotrash, Rapido and,,, Snub, Snub TV was an alternative culture television program that aired from 1987 to 1989 as a segment on the Night Flight overnight programming on the USA Network and subsequently for three seasons on the BBC. So if like me you’d grown up under the aural guidance … Continue reading Way Back When: Snub TV

Everybody’s Golf: Playstation 2

Oh boy, arcade games oughta be fun. Okay, we all know a lot of games are scripted but this one really takes the cookie. First off, take a look at the booklet, Tells you everything except explaining how the gameplay actually works, notably the revolving yellow diamond. There she is, on the green, showing you where your ball will land. The video below demonstrates just … Continue reading Everybody’s Golf: Playstation 2

Copenhagen v Malmo: Tensions high in ‘The Bridge’ derby

When TV cop Saga Noren speeds across the Oresund Bridge to Copenhagen it is often a matter of life and death. When Malmo FF make the same journey on Thursday it will be much more important than that. For decades, fans of the Swedish club have dreamt of a first European away trip to their near neighbours FC Copenhagen and the chance to knock the … Continue reading Copenhagen v Malmo: Tensions high in ‘The Bridge’ derby