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Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-08-2015, 03:29
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Posted By Lab
It's quite ironic you brought Matthew Jay into...

It's quite ironic you brought Matthew Jay into the conversation because of Nick Drake's early death and relative obscurity because it was the similar tone of Matthew Jay's voice to Nick Drake's that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-08-2015, 02:29
Replies: 9,365
Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
It really doesn't matter. It's not like football...

It really doesn't matter. It's not like football where it's a matter of supporting one team at the expense of all others. What I object to is the demeaning of one artist purely because they are...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-08-2015, 01:33
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Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
I didn't. That would be like comparing carpet and...

I didn't. That would be like comparing carpet and tarmac - each have their own uses.


Agreed.


Neither I nor my circle of friends were students, we were however, really really, cool! The planet was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-08-2015, 03:19
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Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
And THAT was exactly what made them so great! An...

And THAT was exactly what made them so great! An antidote to the faux-celebratory scene of the time. Their songs were about the humdrum of life. They even chose their name to epitomise the plain and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-08-2015, 03:26
Replies: 243
Views: 24,599
Posted By Lab
What target demographic is that? I would have...

What target demographic is that? I would have thought a lot of 'young people' were out getting wasted on a Friday night (and so they should!).

Whereas some of us old enough to know better, have...
Forum: TV Shows: US 06-08-2015, 02:41
Replies: 184
Views: 18,643
Posted By Lab
Funny thing is, I only noticed this discrepancy...

Funny thing is, I only noticed this discrepancy because usually OH and I usually watch this at Ch5 pace, but because of work OH has got a few episodes behind.

With nothing else on tomorrow we...
Forum: TV Shows: US 05-08-2015, 13:47
Replies: 184
Views: 18,643
Posted By Lab
BIB I've seen eps 17 and 18 via Netflix, and,...

BIB I've seen eps 17 and 18 via Netflix, and, without wishing to spoiler, I would say 17 is not only picked up on in 18, but is pretty crucial to the rest of the series.

I know we're used to Ch5...
Forum: TV Shows: US 04-08-2015, 22:20
Replies: 184
Views: 18,643
Posted By Lab
Has anyone else noticed Channel 5 appear to be...

Has anyone else noticed Channel 5 appear to be not broadcasting episode 17, "/" ?

Last week's episodes were 15 and 16 of 23, and according to both Radio Times and my Tivo EPG this week's episodes...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-06-2015, 01:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,125
Posted By Lab
Always good for a...

Always good for a laugh...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQo6t9vcZYc
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-06-2015, 03:20
Replies: 9,365
Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
32" waist??? :o You fat bastard!!! :D Still...

32" waist??? :o You fat bastard!!! :D Still wearing 30"waist here with room for dinner (giving up beer and switching to vodka helped).

1985, I left school and went to ICI on a YTS £27.40 + travel...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-05-2015, 02:02
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Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
My memory was telling me "My Friend Jack" was...

My memory was telling me "My Friend Jack" was originally done by 60s band The Creation, but on googling it turns out it was by another 60s band, The Smoke.

According to Wiki (font of all knowledge,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2015, 03:25
Replies: 206
Views: 21,787
Posted By Lab
You must have lead a closeted life. I've lived on...

You must have lead a closeted life. I've lived on the North East Riviera all (45 years) of my life and seen skinheads since I can remember. Most were SWP/ANL persuasion, a minority were NF. Not so...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-05-2015, 02:31
Replies: 2,012
Views: 152,368
Posted By Lab
There's a saying... "You can always tell a...

There's a saying... "You can always tell a Yorkshireman, but you can't tell him much."

Says it all really.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-04-2015, 00:50
Replies: 309
Views: 39,833
Posted By Lab
Mancunian, goes with the territory :D Seriously...

Mancunian, goes with the territory :D

Seriously though, I've seen/heard/read him in many interviews since Shallow Grave and he's always come across as quite affable or serious depending on what the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-04-2015, 00:30
Replies: 28
Views: 1,981
Posted By Lab
You have obviously never been in a working mens...

You have obviously never been in a working mens club in the North East. As far as I am aware, the 'no women' rule was still operating on certain nights or certain rooms 20 years ago. Same also...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-04-2015, 23:49
Replies: 9,365
Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
I wouldn't be so sure of this. Have you read...

I wouldn't be so sure of this. Have you read Morrissey's autobiography? Granted, it is written from his own, revisionist, embittered, point of view, but his account of Rough Trade's promotion of The...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-04-2015, 02:30
Replies: 803
Views: 112,210
Posted By Lab
BIB: I put it down to a combination of George...

BIB: I put it down to a combination of George using some kind of voice modulator thingumajig™ to manipulate his voice, and Andy (ie us, the viewers) hearing a voice unconnected to George because he...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-04-2015, 01:03
Replies: 42
Views: 2,899
Posted By Lab
But Gregg Alexander also co-wrote Life Is A...

But Gregg Alexander also co-wrote Life Is A Rollercoaster for Ronan Keating. Less Respec'.

Great pop song writer though, had a hand in many hits since he disbanded New Radicals, including...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-03-2015, 05:16
Replies: 9,365
Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
*nods head and furrows brow* Because people on...

*nods head and furrows brow* Because people on this thread don't over-analyse music whatsoever. It's just a bit of pop-music (however it's cloaked), it's not Dostoevsky. It is, however, bloody good...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-03-2015, 01:24
Replies: 1,987
Views: 174,887
Posted By Lab
You don't know about Robert Kilroy-Silk then? :D

You don't know about Robert Kilroy-Silk then? :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-03-2015, 01:18
Replies: 1,852
Views: 286,571
Posted By Lab
I kept expecting him to make like The Black...

I kept expecting him to make like The Black Knight in Monty Python and The Holy Grail...

"It's just a flesh wound"
" 'Tis but a scratch!"
"Come back here and take what's coming to you! I'll bite...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-03-2015, 02:24
Replies: 1,987
Views: 174,887
Posted By Lab
Princess Mypartnerdavidfurnish

Princess Mypartnerdavidfurnish
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-02-2015, 01:16
Replies: 43
Views: 3,278
Posted By Lab
It was shown last year, on Sky Arts1. No uproar...

It was shown last year, on Sky Arts1. No uproar happened. Although, being on Sky Arts1, I don't suppose anyone noticed :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-02-2015, 01:51
Replies: 9,365
Views: 535,329
Posted By Lab
A, now deceased, contributor to Popbitch...

A, now deceased, contributor to Popbitch messageboard who used to be part of Motorhead's road crew recounted a tale verifying this.

As for The Chords, I couldn't help thinking a young Steve Craddock...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-02-2015, 01:26
Replies: 1,319
Views: 143,473
Posted By Lab
Haha. Never had a parmo, the very sight of one...

Haha. Never had a parmo, the very sight of one makes my arteries temporarily harden and my heart pleased I'm vegetarian, although my Nottingham born and bred SO loves them, despite never hearing of...
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