Who said hotels don't have a sense of humour? Daffodil Hotel, the one behind the following Big Screen Breaks infographic certainly know how to add some levity to otherwise horrific by design hotels. They've picked a few of their favourite film hotels and created some reviews from the characters who stayed at them. This makes for some illuminating feedback on big screen breaks! BIG SCREEN BREAKS by Daffodil Hotel Coincidentally I'm going away tonight but not to a hotel rather my annual trip North for Leeds festival! If you want to get in touch contact me Also is you want to keep up with all my latest posts and musing there's a load of widgets at the top of the page for my Twitter, Facebook and other social channels! Leave a comment below! I love feedback...unless it's bad. P. ...

The Get Down

Netflix's latest series has just hit it's service and it is without a doubt a story that needs to be seen and heard. With a brilliant cast of young people the show is a brilliant blend of music and style which is rarely seen in a TV show and usually confined to film. It should come as no surprise that the show is from the brain of Baz Luhrmann as well as executive producer Catherine Martin, legendary MC and executive producer Nas, and of course associate producer Grandmaster Flash. However I'm not here to talk about the show itself or what it does right and wrong, there are other places you can read that like on Vox which hits the nail on the head with most of this. What I want to talk about is the possibility that with this ...

Loot Crate Futuristic

This month July's Loot Crate theme was futuristic, and I got the crate a few weeks ago but haven't really had the time to write about it until now as the technology to stop time has not been created yet. Unfortunately this technology was also not in the crate. However what was in the crate were a few things which delighted the hell out of me which I will talk about later. First I want to address what disappointed me this time around the box and magazine. Usually these are as good if not better than the loot itself which goes to show the time and effort that the team at Loot Crate usually put into all parts of their crates. However I believe this time around they let the ball drop with the crate and the magazine so they ...

GISHWHES gone rogue

So the week of GISHWHES which I told you about previously is finally over and I can finally relax go back to my normal level of stress and lack of sleep (yeah I didn't really think through how much I'd need to do) but not before I tell you a bit about what I got up to. This was my first GISHWHES and it was certainly memorable, stressful, fun, crazy and totally right up my alley. I'll probably end up doing it again next year! The tasks this year didn't quite reach 200 but were approximately 179 with some being taken out due to being too crazy or to be sensitive to certain incidents. The majority of the tasks can be seen below and as you can see were more than a little bit impossible...or so you'd think. I ...

Gishwhes

Big news! I've been drafted into Gishwhes like thousands of others around the world. Basically it’s a massive scavenger Hunt that takes place July 30th – August 6th. People compete from all over the world, creating weird and beautiful “art” online and in the world, doing crazy fun activities, but most importantly; committing heartwarming acts of kindness. g.i.s.h.w.h.e.s. stands for the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen and is a 7-time Guinness World Record breaking scavenger hunt hosted by Misha Collins otherwise known as Castiel from Supernatural. Thousands of participants from more than 100 countries build their own teams with friends or are placed on 15-person teams (of new friends!) and for one week, through laughter, sweat and tears (of joy of course), they acquire Items on a fun, inspiring ...

Marvel Collector Corps

It's hard to believe that it's been a year since I started getting these but it has. I only set out to do it for a year so that I could get additional POP's other than the one I really wanted which was the Hulkbuster and for for the most part I've been impressed by the POP's that I've got out of it. However I started to run out of room quite quickly as I was also getting Loot Crate's so...something had to give and I officially cancelled my Collector Corps subscription. I would fully recommend the "mystery box" to any Marvel fans out there who love POP's too, however if you like a little mystery around what the boxes will include then you may be looking at the wrong one. They usually provide exclusive Marvel merchandise not available ...