Shiny Shelf
By Shiny Shelf on 24 December 2010 Comments Off

One late Christmas Eve Ebenezeer Scrooge was visited by three spirits who showed him things from the past, the present and the Yet To Come. This is like that, but with three reviewers & Shiny’s usual pop culture nonsense. Merry Christmas.

By Jim Smith on 05 January 2006 Comments Off

The beginning of a new series of ‘Just A Minute’ is always a cause for small celebrations.

By Jim Smith on 24 December 2005 Comments Off

If 2004 was, as we said at the time, the year of late arrivals and revivals, 2005 was a year of completing, and contrasting, circles.

By Jim Smith on 28 September 2005 Comments Off

James Dean died in a fatal automobile accident fifty years ago this week.

By Jim Smith on 29 June 2005 Comments Off

It’s impossible, in Britain, to have a debate about policing without someone invoking the spectral presence of George Dixon as the image of all that was right with policing in some dim and indistinct nostalgic past.

By Jim Smith on 02 June 2005 Comments Off

I should add ‘Trust Dirk’ to my ‘Trust Joss’, ‘Trust George’ and ‘Trust Grant’ mantras because he’s quite clearly the kind of guy whose work never lets you down.

By Eddie Robson on 15 February 2005 Comments Off

A little belated, this review, as the CD came out last November – but as it didn’t exactly emerge in a blaze of publicity, allow us to build a little hype…