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Marathon No.3 of 2017 on the horizon

Find it hard to believe that my next marathon of 2017 is exactly two weeks away. Nervous? Yes. Excited? Yes

My next marathon is the Wolverhampton Marathon and having ran the course last year, I more or less know what to expect this time round. 484 more words

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Polarization and the Pointed Finger

When polarized thinking1 kicks in, fingers fly out of their holsters and point into the fray faster than you can say, “Nanosecond.”

No surprise there. 534 more words

Cooling Our Hot Buttons

600 miles up

A lot has happened since I last blogged about my #1000milechallenge for Children in Need so thought I would update you all with where I am. 636 more words

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Marathon Man: All the Little Chicks With The Crimson Lips

The Drew Carey show could only have existed in the mid 90s.

It’s a cheesy onslaught of fat jokes, office warfare and surreal absurdist humor. It’s frenetic pace and many, many dance numbers make it feel like a cartoon. 873 more words


Marathon Man: Phil Hartman's Swan Song

Newsradio is so good it makes Andy Dick and Joe Rogan work, something comedy physicists say is impossible.

Newsradio feels like a stepping stone between formulaic sitcoms and the golden age of single camera mumbling. 675 more words


Why William Friedkin's 'Sorcerer' was a 'Ballbreaker'

Oscar-winning director William Friedkin’s SORCERER hit theaters 40 years ago this summer in the wake of the STAR WARS juggernaut, and so the timing could not have been worse for this thrilling, underrated jungle adventure that I have grown to love. 1,020 more words