January 2016

Podcasting: Escape Artists Roundup for 26th of January

  Welcome back! This week we’ve got steampunk, It Follows esque inevitable horror, magic bones, Dance Dance Revolution, the world’s best and worst way to time travel and a wizard in the backyard. Let’s get started, shall we?   Episode 517: Budo by Tade Thompson and read by Suyi Davies Okungbowa The story of a very unusual traveler and the […]

Podcasting: Escape Artists Roundup for 26th of January

Fitness Week 3: None More Montage

  (Knight Rider voice) A shadow flight into the dangerous world of a man who has just worked out. So, here’s what I did this week. –Superhero Workout twice in a row, which this week was definitely a mistake. It’s an excellent stress reliever but it also hurts way more than you’d think 7 minutes punching

Fitness Week 3: None More Montage

Al Dente: Pig Soup

Welcome to Al Dente! Let’s talk PIG! Specifically, Pig Soup. Which is what Chorizo stew is referred to as in this house. The actual recipe I use is here. I don’t use fire roasted tomatoes because my local supermarket doesn’t carry them and I tend to swap the bean count around a little but otherwise

Al Dente: Pig Soup

Al Dente: Bounty Oatmeal

I love Breakfast. It’s not just the most important meal of the day it’s the most exciting. After all, no other meal has the  potential to turn into a flaming cartwheel of pajama bottoms, bad coffee and a hastily grabbed ‘Breakfast Sandwich’. One usually made by people who read about Breakfast as a concept once

Al Dente: Bounty Oatmeal

Saber Rattling: Rey

A lot’s been written about Finn and Rey’s unusual competence with a weapon they’ve barely used before. Yesterday we talked about why that competency makes sense for Finn. Today it’s Rey’s turn. VAST SPOILERS AWAIT YOU BENEATH THIS IMAGE OF JAKKU’S PREMIER SCRAPPER     Rey’s shown early on to be a gifted brawler. She’s

Saber Rattling: Rey

Saber Rattling: Finn

Last time we talked about Kylo Ren and what his actions in the two duels we see tell us about him. This time, it’s the turn of Finn. On the other side of both the fight and the Force, Finn appears to be an anomaly. He’s pretty good with a weapon he’s never used before

Saber Rattling: Finn

Saber Rattling: Kylo Ren

No blockbuster franchise on Earth uses violence to express character better than the Star Wars movies. In Attack of the Clones it’s the nature vs technology battle between Obi-Wan and General Grievous. In Revenge of the Sith it’s the increasingly feral Anakin versus his grief-stricken friend and former teacher. In The Phantom Menace, it’s this:

Saber Rattling: Kylo Ren

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