Hey, hey, it’s another day! How is everyone doing?

At present we are keeping our spirits lifted by binge watching Sex Education on Netflix (we are currently on Season Two). If you have access to Netflix and you haven’t watched the show yet, it might be one to take a look at.

It’s a little rude in places, but Sex Education is a fun British show. Plus, it seems to be eternally sunny throughout each season – so it is good to watch something so bright and cheery.

Anyway, speaking about bright and cheery, it’s time for today’s edition of ‘Something to read when you’re bored’.



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Sticking with the Netflix theme, you might be interested to know that Netflix UK has added Dumb and Dumber (1994) to its playlist. It might not be a new film, but it sure is a good one to watch today.



Image: ©New Line Cinema/DC Entertainment

It’s time for another review plucked from the archives of It’s A Stampede!. This one dates back to April 2019 and serves up my ‘Thoughts on Shazam!‘.



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X-Men: The Animated Series is currently going through somewhat of a renaissance, due to its inclusion on Disney+, where subscribers can stream all 76 episodes. But which are the best episodes?

In my post ‘X-Men: The Animated Series episodes ranked‘, I put all 76 episodes in order of their worth. Which episodes take the top and bottom spots? You’ll have to read the post to find out.


What’s in my tin?

Every day, I receive countless letters, emails, texts, smoke signals and subliminal messages asking me ‘what’s on my plate?’ I try to answer these questions as often as possible, which is why today not only am I telling you what is on my plate (see below), but I am also telling you what is in my baking tin!

Yesterday, I made flapjacks!

Feeling the need for something sweet, I rummaged in the cupboard to see what I could find. After realising we had oats, some golden syrup, brown sugar and a little bit of butter, I figured flapjacks was the order of the day.

I must admit, we didn’t have the exact quantities of everything, so I had to fudge the recipe a little, but they tasted fine!

As for our lunch, we had a small piece of pork (cut from last week’s joint), so we had roast pork and roast potatoes. We served it with carrots.


Quiet time

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Looking for something to watch at present? Have you seen A Quiet Place (2018) yet? If not, then I urge you to check it out. And once you have watched A Quiet Place, I have more suggestions for you in my post: Three movies to watch after A Quiet Place.


What am I listening to?

I am currently listening to ‘I’m Too Sexy‘ by Right Said Fred. Why? Why the heck not?! It fills me with joy right now.


Going Batty

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Why were Bruce Wayne’s parents killed? It is a question I answer on my Batman blog, I’ll Get Drive-Thru.

Want to know more? Then take a look-see.


MK update

Long-time readers of ‘Something to read when you’re bored’ will be pleased to know I am back to playing Mario Kart on the Switch – and back to winning a gold cup! Hurrah!

I still have a way to go before I get all of the cups, but I am pacing myself.


Hello Darkman my old friend

On It’s A Stampede! I ask many questions. One of those questions is: How many Darkman films are there? The answer can be found by taking a look at the post.


It’s a drag

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And finally, back in December I talked about the importance of Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK in the post… er… The importance of Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK.

If you missed the post the first time around, then why not try it on for size now. I discuss the merits of the hit Brit-show and why it touched upon a very important subject for many people in the UK.


Right, I think that is more than enough content to keep everyone going today. Same time tomorrow?