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EwTube – Lindsay Ellis AKA The Nostalgia Chick

As a teenager, I couldn’t get enough of Channel Awesome’s content. I especially enjoyed the Nostalgia Critic, and I eventually started watching his female counterpart, Lindsay Ellis, aka The Nostalgia Chick. Funnily enough, I remembering really disliking Ellis’ videos on Channel Awesome, feeling that she wasn’t following the ‘format.’ In hindsight, I realised that this […]

Rewind Review: Spaceballs

With Mel Brooks confirming a second Spaceballs, the first demands a second look.  Originally released 1987, the film is a spoof, mocking sci-fi tropes and the franchise mentality alike. Spoilers ahead. The spoofing starts right at the off, with an episodic script that recalls the beginning of Star Wars, the sci-fi franchise of franchises. The use of […]

Spaceballs 2 Finally Happening?

We all know that there have been rumors of a Mel Brooks sequel to Spaceballs for a very, very, very, very, very (you get the picture) long time now. In fact, since the original aired back in the year of my birth there have been rumors of Spaceballs: The Search For More Money but alas, […]

Music Monday – 24/11/2014

Last few Music Mondays I’ve done have had a theme. Time for a change. Here is a run-down of the tunes cluttering my head. These are the tracks that come to me when I need them. Enjoy. The Crusaders – Put it Where You Want It (1972) These fellas will transport you back to the […]