What the dickens? Swedish kids watch dancing private parts on TV show

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 28 January 2015

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 […]

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Find out how long a TV series will take you to watch from start to finish

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Monday 5 May 2014

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 […]

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Game of Thrones: an illustrated guide

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By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Tuesday 25 June 2013

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.

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Proof that the Japanese are really creative

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Wednesday 22 May 2013

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 […]

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SPONSORED: Australia’s SBS 2, a new home for the ‘thinking 30 somethings’

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By Lost At E Minor in New Trends on Thursday 4 April 2013

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 […]

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The Wire: a show illustrated by Dennis Culver

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By Brooklyn Whelan in New Illustration on Thursday 20 December 2012

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 […]

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Schmidt’s Online Dating Profile

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Tuesday 6 November 2012

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.

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Floorplans of TV show apartments

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Wednesday 31 October 2012

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.

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Poster series: Fifteen Iconic TV Shows To Guess

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Design on Thursday 12 April 2012

Created by couple Eurydyka Kata and Rafal Szczawinski, this series of designs are particularly playful for television geeks. Can you guess them all?

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Epic Wheel of Fortune Fails

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By Zolton in Video on Friday 30 April 2010

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 […]

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Mad Men Ken and Barbie Dolls

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By Casper Johansson in New Events on Friday 19 March 2010

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 […]

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Seasick Steve

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By Francis Andrews in Video on Thursday 13 November 2008

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 […]

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Fiction is better than reality in The Wire

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By John Malloy in Video on Thursday 28 August 2008

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, […]

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Uh Huh Her’s Common Reaction

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Music on Monday 25 August 2008

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 […]

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