Posted by: britcpower | July 3, 2011

Multimedia Week Ending 7/3/2011

Music:

This week I mostly been listening to…….Aloha, Sparta, Marillion

Podcasts:

[Velo Club Don Logan Podcast – Episode 7 – Men at Work] – This week, we discuss the Tour Down Under which sees the possibility of a head to head clash between Cav and ex team-mate Greipel.  This race also marks the final, last, final (honest, it’s final) appearance of Lance at a race (outwith the USA, finally, really, it is final this time!) Keeping to an Antipodean theme, we discuss the recriminations arising from the failure of Team Pegasus to get a Pro Continental licence. We have some audio from the screening of Chasing Legends which we saw in Stirling with all round good-egg, Owen, from the Drum-Up Cycling Blog. We also discuss what we got from Santa by way of cycling goodies.

[Velo Club Don Logan Podcast – Episode 8 – In Denial] – This week, we discuss the wooly denials issued by those mentioned in the latest Floyd Landis interview.  We discuss Matt White’s sacking from Garmin-Slipstream and Team LAY-o-PARD’s technical innovations for Paris-Roubaix, as well as Jack Bobridge’s record in the 4000m Individual Pursuit.  We also bring you an update on Dan Atherton’s return to competition after breaking his neck.

[Velo Club Don Logan Podcast – Episode 10 – Ricco’s Kitchen Nightmares] – This week we have a great chat with Richard Mitchelson whose excellent illustrations can be found in Rouleur magazine. We also bring you part 1 of our Guide to the Classics with John Galloway, aka @sofaboy, from the new podcast Flammecast. There is some discussion on Ricco’s fridge-related shennanigans, Contador’s beef-related shennanigans and JV “Joining the Dots”.

[Velo Club Don Logan – Episode 9 – Scabby Dug] – On this episode we discuss all the static about the ongoing race radio debate (see what we did there?) as well as some discussion on Vacansoleil’s season so far.  We also have some chat about Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico (which Gary finds impossible to pronounce) and Milan–San Remo. We have Part 2 of our Guide to the Classics with John from The Flammecast (available on iTunes) We announce the winner of our signed Obree photo competition, who carries on the fine tradition of abusing poor Colin.

[Velo Club Don Logan – Episode 12 – Help me Ronde] –  g In this episode we discuss the article by Bill Strickland of Bicycling Magazine entitled Lance Armstrong’s Endgame.  So disgusted are we by Colin’s attitude, that we forcibly eject him from the pod & prohibit him from taking any further part. We also discuss Riis’ and the victory of Nick Nuyens in the recent Ronde Van Vlaanderen. We preview the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season and have a great chat with Chipps Chippendale from Singletrack Magazine.

[Fresh Ink Online – Batman vs. Batman – 5/13/2011] – Blair Butler reviews G.I. Joe Cobra Civil War, Punisher Max, Northlanders: The Hunt, Moon Knight, Flashpoint, and the aforementioned standoff Batman Inc and Batman City.

[Fresh Ink Online – Batman and Robin Die – 5/20/2011] – On this week’s Fresh Ink Online host Blair Butler reviews four choice graphic novels: Poseurs, Invincible: Ultimate Collection Vol. 6, Batman and Robin: Batman and Robin Must Die, and Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Masterpieces.

[Fresh Ink Online – Walking Dead, Rocketeer, Booster Gold Reviewed – 5/27/2011] – Blair Butler reviews comics Booster Gold: Flashpoint, Rocketeer Adventures, The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde, Green Lantern: Willworld, The Walking Dead, Batman: Detective Comics and Batman: Gates of Gotham.

[Fresh Ink Online – Criminal, S.H.I.E.L.D., Halcyon – 6/3/2011] – Fresh Ink Online host Blair Butler reviews the best of comics of the week, including Halcyon, Criminal: The Last Days of the Innocent, Secret Six and S.H.I.E.L.D.

[Fresh Ink Online – Jonah Hex & Batman Reviewed – 6/10/2011] – This week the G4tv staff and new super friend Jenna Busch, pick their favorite current comics, including Joan Hex, Uncanny X-Force, Batman Knight of Vengeance: Flashpoint, and Witch.

[Fresh Ink Online – Northlanders Special Reviewed – 6/17/2011] – This week host Blair Butler reviews Graveyard of Empires, Birds of Prey, Echo, Northlanders, and Batman Knight of Vengeance.

DVD/Bluray:

[The Two Ronnies Series 5 – Episode 1 – DVD] – 4/9/76 – Sketches include The Cockney Rhyming Slang Sermon, The New Butler and Dr Death. There’s the first part of The Phantom Raspberry Blower of Old London Town (written by Spike Milligan) and a Native Indian musical number.

[Primeval Series 1 Episode 1 – DVD] – 10 February 2007 – A sighting of a strange creature occurs on the outskirts of the Forest of Dean, leading a small team of scientists and government officials to investigate it. They find a Scutosaurus in the forest and discover a time anomaly that leads to the late Permian period, 250 million years ago. The team soon realise that a Gorgonopsid also came through and they must find it before it kills anyone.

[Primeval Series 1 Episode 2 – DVD] – 17 February 2007 – After a London Underground cleaner is fatally bitten by some type of giant bug, James Lester brings the team together to investigate. They find another anomaly that leads to the late Carboniferous, and a colony of Giant Spiders that have come through. Using powerful lights to send the spiders back, the team are then attacked by the true killer. An Arthropleura, which bites and poisons Stephen. The race is now on to extract a sample of venom from the giant arthropod to synthesise an antivenom before Stephen dies.

[Primeval Series 1 Episode 3 – DVD] – 24 February 2007 – A man at a local swimming pool is killed by a Cretaceous Mosasaur when an anomaly appears there. But when the anomaly disappears and reopens several miles away in a reservoir, Cutter realizes that the anomalies have the ability to move, and his theory is confirmed when the anomaly opens for a third time in a residential basement, where a plumber is attacked there by a Hesperornis. When the team find proof that Cutter’s wife, Helen, is alive in the past, Cutter is ordered through the anomaly to find and bring her back.

[Primeval Series 1 Episode 4 – DVD] – 3 March 2007 – Helen escapes from custody at the Home Office by taking the team to an anomaly that unleashes a flock of dodos. These dodos are carrying deadly parasites capable of infecting humans. Unknown to the team, Connor’s friends Tom and Duncan capture one of the dodos, but when Tom is infected by the parasite and goes on the rampage, Cutter and the team must find him before they have a pandemic on their hands.

[Primeval Series 1 Episode 5 – DVD] – 10 March 2007 – A Pteranodon turns up at a golf course, and a golfer is killed. Cutter and his team go to investigate and find the anomaly up in the air. The team track the flying reptile down to send it back to its time, but Cutter and Claudia become trapped in a mansion by a flock of bloodthirsty Anurognathus. As Cutter goes to get help, Claudia finds salvation in the unlikely hands of Helen Cutter.

[Primeval Series 1 Episode 6 – DVD] – 17 March 2007 – Helen Cutter returns and informs the team that she has seen a highly evolved predator from the future enter the present day. After dispatching the adult creature, Nick and Helen decide to take its young back through the anomaly in the Forest of Dean, hoping to locate the anomaly to the future, a decision that proves to be a mistake when the creatures break free. Upon his return to the present Cutter is shocked to discover that Claudia Brown has disappeared and apparently never existed in this world.

Games:

[Fieldrunners – iPAD] – The best iPAD game I have ever played

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