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  • The Doors
    The Doors are back...on the BBC
    In the course of their career The Doors have been used to being banned or taken off the airwaves usually for lyrical or controversial content of songs or for something Jim Morrison may have done on stage (the Miami incident). The recent banning of...
  • Bluegrass Brewing Company
    BBC is Louisville's oldest operating brewery
    Brewing beer has been as much a tradition in Louisville as bourbon is to the city and state of Kentucky. Over the years many local breweries have risen and fallen. The last few years have seen several local breweries such as Cumberland Brews, New...
  • 'Dr. Who: The Complete Sixth Series'
    DVD review: 'Dr. Who: The Complete Sixth Series'
    Now that Matt Smith is settled in as the Doctor (up to this point), there were expectations for the show to build upon the strong re-start that was the fifth series.This entire season really hinges on the mystery of River Song and the seemingly...
  • 'The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 1' DVD Review
    'The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 1' DVD Review
    Brokenwood, New Zealand is a quiet out of the way place to live. One problem about the place is that everyone knows everyone and memories are long. In other words if you were to offend someone years ago it wouldn't matter how long it was...
  • "The Game" BBC soundtrack
    Composer interview: Daniel Pemberton honors ITC sound with BBC’s ‘The Game’
    British composer Daniel Pemberton is among the crop of up-and-coming composers, primed to take Hollywood by storm. Refusing to limit himself to any one genre or medium of visual entertainment, Pemberton has been making himself known for his...
  • 'The Driver (2014)' DVD Review
    'The Driver (2014)' DVD Review
    Vince McKee (David Morrissey) is a cab driver in Manchester, England. His home life is in a shambles. He can barely pay his bills and he is in a depressed state. His job as a cab driver stinks, literally. It really does especially when one of his...
  • New Worlds, DVD Review
    'New Worlds' DVD Review
    In the 1680's England, King Charles II (Jeremy Northam) is on the throne. He had made many promises when he took the throne none of which he has kept. A growing disgruntled group of young people are ready to fight for the freedoms promised....
  • C S Lewis in a Time of War
    Book review: learning from C S Lewis' work ethic
    How do you distinguish between working too hard and being lazy?C. S. Lewis had to make that choice during World War Two. Besides his duties as an Oxford professor, Lewis also kept busy giving talks at various RAF (Royal Air Force) bases throughout...
  • 'Murdoch Mysteries: The Movies
    'Murdoch Mysteries: The Movies' DVD Review
    Detective William Murdoch (Peter Outerbridge) is a Victorian age police official. Dr. Julia Ogden (Keeley Hawes) is a medical coroner and between the two are bringing law enforcement into the twentieth century. The cases they are involved in...
  • 'Dr. Who: The Complete Fifth Series'
    DVD review: 'Dr. Who: The Complete Fifth Series'
    Let's continue on with 'Dr. Who: The Complete Fifth Series'. If you haven’t already, consider reading the review of the Fourth Series, first.We have a new incarnation of The Doctor (Matt Smith). He encounters a little girl named...
  • The Modern Kurdish Warrior
    The Kurdish State: Evolution of the Iraq conflict and Modern Kurdish Soldier
    صعود المحارب الكردي الحديثThe current statement of the Kurdish people is an evolution of the modernization both the state of Iraq, the Republic of Turkey, and Syria. It is within the multi ethnic fracturing of the political system that the Kurds...
  • Britains's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenet's, DVD Review
    'Britains's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets' DVD Review
    The Plantagenets rose to power upon Henry II taking the throne. He was a control freak about everything including his family who would later try to overthrow him because of it. From the 11th century into the 13th England would be ruled by some of...
  • Jamaica Inn, DVD Review.
    Jamaica Inn, DVD Review
    Mary Yellen (Jessica Brown Findlay) is a young girl who has just lost her mother. Orphaned she is forced to go live with her Aunt and Uncle in Cornwall. Uncle Joss (Sean Harris) is as temperamental as they come. He is abusive and is not a man to...
  • Vote for BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year
    Vote for BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year
    It's not all about the royal baby in England. BBC World Service has announced the shortlist for the inaugural BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year competition and voting is now open.The five shortlisted footballers are:Nadine Kessler ...
  • 'Dr. Who: The Complete Specials'
    DVD review: 'Dr. Who: The Complete Specials'
    After the high point that the fourth series departed on, it seemed odd to follow this up with a collection of standalone specials.That's exactly what was done, though, and what we are reviewing today.'The Waters of Mars' is a...
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