It’s Wednesday! Hurrah!

I’m not sure why I am ‘hurrahing’, as Wednesday has kind of blurred into Monday, Tuesday and pretty much every other day, but I still like to keep some kind of record… so, hurrah!

OK, a little update for you, that I know you are itching to read.

I have now achieved ALL of the gold cups on Mario Kart. That’s 50cc, 100cc, 150cc, 200cc and the Mirror races!

I have also unlocked Gold Mario… and this means I no longer know what to do with my life. Answers to the usual address, please. Or maybe some game suggestions.

OK, onto the news…



Yesterday, Netflix released the first official trailer for Extraction – the new action movie produced by Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo. Directed by Sam Hargrave, the movie stars Chris Hemsworth and hits the streaming service on April 24th.

According to Netflix, “Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary who embarks on the deadliest mission of his career when he’s enlisted to rescue the kidnapped son of an international crime lord.”

Here’s the trailer…



Image: ©DC Comics

Yesterday on I’ll Get Drive-Thru I took a look at a comic book classic, in the shape of Batman: Faces. The story – which features Two-Face as the villain – is cool little tale from the early ’90s.

If you want to know more, then check out: What is Batman: Faces?


Simply super

Image: ©Warner Bros. Pictures/DC Entertainment

Sticking with the super hero theme, I recently re-watched Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. If you don’t know what that is, or you simply want to take a look at my post, then cast your eyes over: Viewing and discussing Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut.


Abbott and Costello

Image: ©Universal Pictures

Have you ever wanted to play catch-up on the Abbott and Costello movies? Well, I have a post that can help!

What are the 28 Abbott and Costello Universal movies? does exactly what it says in the title – it provides a rundown of all 28 A&C films (from Universal Pictures). I published this post back in August 2019, so maybe now is the time to take a look!


What is in my toastie?

Your letters continue to flood in, with many of you now asking to know what is in my toastie?! Well, I can reveal…

…that I have cheese and beans in my toastie.


Fantastic more

Image: ©20th Century/Disney

And finally, have you watched all of the Fantastic Four films?


Even the one that has never been officially released (but can be tracked down on YouTube)?

Not sure what I am on about? Then take a look at my post: How many Fantastic Four films are there?


And that concludes another edition of ‘Something to read when you’re bored’. I hope you enjoyed it.

This is the final week of these particular posts, so I hope you are still finding them useful. There’s still plenty to come between now and Sunday, so continue to fill your boots!