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Currently Consuming: The Thick of It

Swearing, confusion, back stabbing, power plays, an angry doctor, what more could you want in a show?

About: The Thick of It is a 2005-2012 show that follows the lives of the people who run the Social Affairs and Citizenship office of the British government. 184 more words

Film/TV

Doctor Who and the Ministry of Fun

The hideous, hook-nosed monster turned its baleful blue eyes towards Clara and let out a snarl. “Cuh. Typical backseat-of-a-Ford-Capri-spawned working class scum, that’s all you are. 1,241 more words

Miscellaneous

Fear the Ripa and its disturbing effect for journalism

The Andrew Mitchell – ‘Plebgate’ – affair has caused a stir from a journalistic perspective. Scratch that. What the Met Police have done in this situation is create an earthquake that is sending seismic tremors of grand proportions throughout the industry. 267 more words

Politics

Mockingjay and Netflix

So work didn’t happen today, I went in and wasn’t needed which was actually quite good because instead I went to the cinema and watched The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1 and it was Brilliant!!! 183 more words

My Life

Nano Num-Nums No. 14

Capaldi is a  serious actor but he starred as the brilliant Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It. This is seriously rude but his torrential swearing is the funniest I’ve heard. 28 more words

Miscellany

Bad girls

As often happens, I was having an imaginary argument in my head earlier today.  In all the furor about Gone Girl (don’t worry, I won’t talk about it too much, because I certainly am sick of it), … 1,042 more words

GREAT TV MOMENTS: Ben Swain goes on Newsnight in The Thick of It (2007)

The Thick of It was the most biting satirical comedies to emerge in the early 2000s. The show gave us the full-on ‘master of the dark arts’ Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi) and his dealings within the British government and was one of the most well-written and foul mouthed characters ever to grace a BBC production. 399 more words

Television