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3 Failed US Remakes of British Television Shows

Adapting a format to a different audience is not an easy task. The expectations differ, the humour differs, and what may work in one country is unlikely to translate well in another. The same is true for many things today, from new casinos to new foods and beverages, clothes, and especially TV shows. One area...

3 Series To Binge Again And Again

Binge watching television may not be the healthiest hobby. It keeps you indoors, it takes away precious reading time, and will turn your eyes into squares. However, we’re in the golden age of television, and the medium has content that is totally worth it. With series that surpass many books in terms of depth, character...

How do I know if an Online Casino is Safe

The most important thing when it comes to online gambling is to be safe and place your hard earned money in a secure place. Also, playing on a trustworthy and regulated platform allows gamblers from all around the world to be relaxed and confident while gambling. First of all, find a casino that is licensed....

Top 10 Ideas for Your Bucket List

A bucket list is a list which has all that you intend to have, be, do and experience before you die. This list ensures that you live a life that is successful and fun. Examples of bucket list ideas 1. Be in a flashmob A flashmob is a team of individuals who come together abruptly...

How is gambling represented in our favourite TV shows?

When it comes to gambling and the lifestyle we associate with the activity, most of us will think of the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip, glamorous outfits and mountains of poker chips. But is the reality really quite so flashy? Can we truly rely on TV representations of gambling when it comes to...

Big Finish Terrahawks – series 3 review

Since its revival in 2015, Terrahawks – the audio continuation of Gerry Anderson and Christopher Burr’s 1980’s puppet show – has delivered two impressive series packed full of entertaining call backs, appallingly bad puns and some not-so-subtle digs at the wider Anderson universe.

Marvel’s Inhumans is coming to the UK

The plan with the screen adaptation of Marvel’s Inhumans was certainly ambitious. The first two episodes screened in IMAX cinemas at the start of the month, with IMAX also putting funding into the show. Then, it started running on ABC in the US, with an eye on a long-running show. Unfortunately, the muted reaction to...

HG Wells The Time Machine (audio) review

With September’s release of The Time Machine, the Big Finish range of HG Wells audios hits the home straight with this two-disc adaption by Marc Platt of this classic story. Starring Ben Miles (The Crown) in the role of the nameless Time Traveller, it’s a very faithful telling of the original text, and worthy of...

Clairvoyance – incomprehensible and unacceptable for the skeptics

Everybody fears of the unknown. If we think about it, we are afraid of everything we do not understand. It is like a dark hole that threatens to capture us, disturb our minds and shake our beliefs. Because of this, we demand solid and tangible proof every time we sense doubt and uncertainty in order...