[Album review] “Super Delux” – Terrorvision

Album Title: Super Delux Artist: Terrorvision Year: 2011 Running Time: 35m 18s Track listing: 1 Demolition Song; 2 Hold Tight; 3 Neighbourhood; 4 Pushover; 5 This is Suicide; 6 Babylon; 7 All the Girls Wanna Dance; 8 Friend in Need; 9 Rock Radio; 10 Shiny Things; 11 Run and Hide   Ten years on from their last album release (“Good […]

[Movie Review] Stepfather III

Starring: Robert Wightman, Priscilla Barnes, Season Hubley, David Tom, John Ingle Director: Guy Magar Genre: Thriller/Horror Cert: 18 Released: 1992 Terry O’Quinn received much acclaim for his performances in the first two “Stepfather” movies where he played a disturbed sociopath, dedicated to creating and being part of the perfect family unit.  While the first film was […]

AT&T. Absolute bollocks.

I thought mobile phone companies in Ireland were bad until I came over to the US.  My experience so far has been with AT&T and, in spite of the best intentions of the eager foot soldiers in the stores, the company itself leaves a lot to be desired. Right now they are in the news […]

Sleeping with a stranger

I woke up from a short nap on Saturday afternoon, concious of the fact that I needed to get moving as I was meeting friends later on. Then I got this curious sensation.  There was someone not just in my apartment – there was someone lying in bed behind me. I was on my side, […]

[Movie Review] Saw VII

Starring: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Cary Elwes, Sean Patrick Flanery, Chad Donella, Gina Holden Director: Kevin Greutert Genre: Horror Cert: 18 Released: 2010 Note: Some storylines from earlier films are spoiled in this review. I don’t know why I do it to myself. For the seventh – and hopefully final time – I […]

The American Drive

Where do I start with this American Dream thing I started living a few months ago? I suppose the whole driving thing is the best place to mock myself.  I revel in telling people how much I hate driving – and they usually revel in telling me that I’m a dumbass and that driving is […]

Thoughts from a boarding gate

I’ve been trying to figure out exactly what it is about American tourists that winds people up.  Right now I’m sitting at my gate, waiting to board a flight to Chicago, and a middle-aged, wheelchair-bound American to my right is providing me with a check-list. When I offered my seat to him and his wife […]