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New Penn & Teller: Fool Us tonight!

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Tiger Moths over Highclere

We chanced to stumble across a picture this morning of three de Havilland Tiger Moths flying over Highclere Castle: Fans of Downton Abbey will, of course, recognize the location.  They may also recall that, early in the show, the Abbey was used as a convalescent home for soldiers wounded in World War I.  As it … Continue reading »

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What is “The One True Comma?”

Apologies for the poor recording; it is not our video.

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Irony

When the Star Trek parody series turns out to be a better Star Trek than the new Star Trek series. Plus, it’s free on broadcast.  Suck it, CBS.  You’ve never known a good thing when you had it. (Yes, we know, FOX was your understudy.  Firefly proves your credentials on that point.)

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Cameos

We don’t typically watch NCIS: New Orleans, but happened to turn it on tonight.  At the end of the show, when Pride reopened his bar, we heard a familiar song coming from the stage: “I Will Play for Gumbo.”  The performer had an oddly familiar look to him, but we couldn’t quite place him.  A bit … Continue reading »

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Magic

Penn & Teller: Fool Us, notably Kayla Drescher, was especially poignant tonight.  Those with even a passing interest in stage magic should be watching this show.

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TV Production

It’s well-known that we have a fondness for cooking shows.  New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton is a particular favourite; not only do we love his food (we have two of his cookbooks), his personality is as big as the former New Orleans Saints linebacker himself. We  also quite enjoy Steven Raichlen’s shows (Barbecue University, … Continue reading »

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