Category: Entertainment

2/365 Hope

2/365 Hope by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby and I went to see Rogue One today. I’m lucky, in that my daughter loves Star Wars and I have a great excuse to watch..

Asleep In The Deep

Asleep In The Deep

I was mightily impressed with Mastodon’s most recent album. It was heavy, yet melodic; an impressive feat and one of my favourite recent purchases. Check out their vide for Asleep In The Deep – it’s..

I want to shoot myself in the head | The Dogs Blogs

So, I was on That Doctor Who Live tonight and I totally dicked it up.So, due to the #twittersilence thing, I didn’t want to come to you all and apologise, but it’s past midnight now,..

Get in the sack

I follow a good few comedians on Twitter and one of my favourites is Dara O’Briain. He’s as sharp as a tack and as funny as hell. Here he is sticking the knife into unscientific..

Chico, Chico the Rainmaker

Some things remain in the memory for a long time. I have no idea why but one Children’s Film Foundation series really buried itself in my psyche: Chico the Rainmaker. I remember going along to..

Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

Go and watch this before it’s taken off. It’s brilliant – pure Whedon genius. Funny and bittersweet, just as it should be.

You know when you’re getting old…

…when you start listening to BBC Radio 2. Let’s get this straight – I’ve not started some habit-forming addition to the radio station or anything, it’s just that I’ve listened to it once. And I..

Queensryche – Silent Lucidity

I’ve been listening to some quite heavy stuff this week, but not matter where my current musical tastes lie I can always fall back to this song: I think I’ve posted a different version of..

The Burning Crusade

The Burning Crusade – Day 26 Originally uploaded by rutty. World of Warcraft got better this week with the release of the first Expansion, The Burning Crusade. Expect no end of pale-faced geeks to spending..

The X Factor – another nail in the coffin of original music

Last Saturday night millions of UK viewers tuned in to see Leona win the third series of The X Factor, probably the most popular, and influential, talent show around at the moment. Now, Leona is..

Ragnaros at last

Ragnaros Originally uploaded by rutty. Some games get a little addictive. I suppose you could say that I’m just a little bit addicted to World of Warcraft. I’ve been playing this thing for over 2..


I’ve just been watching Eurosport while I was waiting for the nice Gritish Bass man to fix our central heating. There was football on, a lot of football. I got to watch a bit of..