Hey, hey, it’s… *checks calendar* …Thursday!

Is it really Thursday? I have lost track.

It could be because I have been binge watching episodes of X-Men: Evolution on Amazon Prime Video, and as a result I have lost all sense of time. It could also be because all this self-isolation is making my days blur into one.

The important thing is I am here with another edition of ‘Something to read when you’re bored’. I hope it finds you well, and I hope it is helping you in some small way.

Now let’s get started…



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Good news for fans of classic B-movies – Horror Channel has announced it is dedicating an entire weekend to sci-fi films from the 1950s. Horror Channel’s Classic Sci-Fi Weekend will take place on Saturday 11th April and Sunday 12th April from 2pm. Movies include: The Thing from Another World, It Came From Beneath the Sea, This Island Earth, Earth vs the Flying Saucers, The Giant Claw, The Incredible Shrinking Man, 20 Million Miles to Earth and Journey to the Far Side of the Sun.


Game of the day

For those who are following my gaming, I am still playing on the Sega MegaDrive. Yesterday’s game of choice was Mickey Mania – a bloomin’ classic from the 1990s.


Light at the end of the tunnel

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In February, I published a review of The Lighthouse – a low budget black and white movie starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. If you have not watched the movie yet, and you want to know my opinion on the picture, then take a look at: Thoughts on The Lighthouse.


Go ninja, go ninja, go!

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Do you have questions about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze? Yeah, I thought you did!

Well, if you have TMNTII on your mind, you should probably check out my post: 18 FAQs about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze.



A flashback from the archives now, to March 2018 when I thought it was a good idea to create this sweet treat – a (sort of) giant crème egg.

This was a Cadbury’s chocolate Easter egg, which I filled with ice cream, caramel sauce, and topped with a Cadbury’s flake. It was delicious… and I felt very sick after eating it.


Be afraid

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Did you wake up this morning with one question at the forefront of your mind? Was that question: How many The Fly films are there?

It was?! Then click on the highlighted link for the answer.


What’s on my plate?

Another day goes by, and more requests flood in about what I am eating for my tea. These are unprecedented times indeed.

Last night’s tea was curried noodles.

This dish was made using egg noodles, carrots, pak choi, green beans, yellow pepper, soy sauce, curry powder and olive oil. Simple and tasty.



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Looking for a few laughs? Then why not reconnect with Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang in my post: What are the best Looney Tunes shorts?

The post serves up a rundown of the best Looney cartoons from yesteryear. Read, learn, enjoy.


Bat’s not all

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And finally, over on my Batman blog, I’ll Get Drive-Thru, I continue to answer various questions. One of these is: How many Batman movies feature the Penguin?

If you want to know what the answer is, then check out the post.


That’s it for today – thanks for joining me.

Times remain tough, but we carry on regardless. Stay safe!