Kids’ TV is pretty bland these days. Your kid can either watch a show about big purple dinosaurs or a mindless cartoon. In Sweden, childrens’ television is a little different. Ok, a lot different. During scheduled programming on Barnkanalen (a channel dedicated to kids’ programing), two very different characters emerged in a short one-minute clip. Those […]
I’m not ashamed to admit that I spent an entire weekend binging on the two seasons of House of Cards in March. I’m also not ashamed that back in January I started watching Breaking Bad for the first time and finished all five seasons in a couple of weeks. I would’ve finished both TV shows […]
For all of you Game of Thrones fans, I’m sure it can be a real battle to keep all of the characters and houses straight sometimes. But just bookmark this illustrated guide to the show and you’ll be set. The graphic tribute covers character’s names and which house they belong to. I love the minimalist style.
When I was a kid, I used to look forward to catching this Japanese variety show, Masquerade or 超級變變變 on TV every week. On it, contestants vy to perform their most creative illusionary skits with old-school techniques — like guys clothed entirely in black and shifting objects about. They almost always some up with the […]
With an agenda to push the boundaries and bring a younger voice to Australian TV, SBS 2 launched this week and looks set to unleash a unique perspective on edgy culture and comedy, travel and sports. This is a very welcome addition to Australian television, offering viewers ‘free-to-air and Australian premiere content including the channel’s […]
Ok, so I got into this cops and drug-deals, murderers, and gangsters show later than most… about four years later. After giving in to my own stubborn efforts to resist, I watched it back to front, all five seasons in a two week period. Now this guy, Dennis Culver, has illustrated 52 characters from the […]
Even if you’ve never seen the cult TV show New Girl, it would be hard not to find this online dating video, featuring the show’s loveable character Schmidt, completely hilarious. Pretending to be shot in 2008, and taking huge reference from reality show The Hills, it’s Douche Bag Jar material for sure.
It takes a certain type of person to watch a TV show and then actually go on to draw up the floorplans for apartments occupied by characters within the show’s fictional universe next. Spanish deviantART member Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde is that kind of person. Here you’ll see the floorplans for apartments belonging to Jerry Seinfeld, Carrie Bradshaw (Sex In The City), Dr Frasier Crane (Frasier) and even Chandler, Joey, Monica and Rachel (Friends), as well as Sheldon, Leonard and Penny (Big Bang Theory). Well, just in case you ever stumble into one of these apartments, you’ll be able to find your way around.
Our friends over at Urlesque have posted a series of videos of epic Wheel Of Fortune fails, with the disclaimer that they know from first experience that ‘losing on Wheel of Fortune is never easy. Sure, some may claim the game show is a glorified, glittery version of Hangman, but there are, indeed, specific strategies […]
From the what will they stink of next universe comes this gimmick from Mattel to capatlise on the unwavering fandom around the Mad Men TV series and release an exclusive range of customised Ken and Barbie dolls, styled after four characters in the show. With a recommended retail price of $74.95 each, these will be […]
This guy is a legend in my eyes; up there with the Tom Waits’ and Dr Johns’ of the zimmer-frame generation. My only hope when I hit my late 60s is to still be rocking it as convincingly as Mr Steve, perhaps strutting a pair of denim dungarees and having perfected that deep, deep Southern […]
With all of the reality shows cropping up on the set these days, I rarely get sucked into anything. But when I saw the first season of David Simon’s The Wire, I realized there may be hope for TV yet — mostly because I forgot I was even watching a show. Tackling every urban institution, […]
Since vanity albums seem to be back in style, Leisha Hailey’s Uh Huh Her released their Common Reaction debut on August 19 through Nettwerk. Uh Huh Her is a collaboration between former Mellowdrone bassist and keyboardist Camila Grey and Hailey, who’s better known as Alice Pieszecki on the Showtime television series, The L Word. Their […]