Happy Halloween – British style! from Tellyspotting

In late September of 1975, English writer/actor, Richard O’Brien, gave the world the greatest cult film of all time, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Starring fellow Brit, Tim Curry, along with the great Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Dallas-born, Meat Loaf, I remember seeing this while working at a rock radio station in Austin years […]

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The concept of British comedy as explained by the Mighty Boosh

The British comedy team of Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, a.k.a. The Mighty Boosh, were recently presented with a difficult task. Explain the core component of¬†British comedy as we know it. Not too daunting a task to try and put into words. Using their own hugely successful series, The Mighty Boosh, as an example, Barratt […]

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5' 8.25" Python sighted in Boston….

What started out as a day just like any other day at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston on Monday suddenly turned very special. The Celtics were waiting around to see who they were going to play so that wasn’t it. The Bruins are out so that definitely wasn’t it and the Red Sox had […]

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Even I can't make this one up….

Seems as though every couple of months we run across the ultimate British comedy collectable. If it wasn’t the Daleks from Doctor Who, it was a church featured in a past Doctor Who episode that was put up for sale. Now comes probably not the ultimate collectable, but perhaps the most oddly interesting collectable from […]

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The Holy Grail – The Directors Lego cut

As you struggled this past week to put together that last minute Christmas gift with no instructions, instructions in a foreign language or maybe you forgot the ever-important AA or AAA batteries, take a deep breath and remember a simpler Christmas when Legos, coupled with imagination, were the gift of choice.

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