Deutschland 83: Channel 4’s Sunday Night Politico-Culture Lesson

A German-based, Sunday night spy thriller accompanied with subtitles doesn’t seem like the most alluring pitch to the average telly watcher. However Channel 4 has got it spot on with its broadcasting of Deutschland 83 as a welcoming start to 2016. Delving into the heat of 1980s Cold War tensions, the plot follows spirited 24-year-old... Continue Reading →


And the Winner of the ‘Best Original Faux Oscar Trophy Award Goes To. . .

Although I didn't think too much about it at the time, was I the only child who grew up in a house arrayed with ornaments that played makeshift for famous trophies, awards and gongs? The 12” super-heavy glass vase my mum kept for flowers she never received was dusted off at soccer World Cup finals and raised aloft... Continue Reading →

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