The Bastard Lounge

Misinformed, angry, coffee-addled ranting.

Boo-Urns Night.

Tonight brings what for many people is the most important cultural event of the year. No, I’m not referring to the Royal Rumble, though questionable clothing and out-of-control violence are certainly … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

Cinematic for the People.

After a long period of inactivity writing-wise, I have recently emerged from my lair like Godzilla with a rubbish beard, hell-bent on wreaking my destructive prose upon an unsuspecting planet … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baby It’s Absolutely-Sodding-Freezing Outside

Winter is coming. At least, that’s what all of my Game of Thrones-watching friends say with a knowing wink and smug chuckle to one another when I gripe and grumble about … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moments of Doubtfire.

Early yesterday morning, the world awoke to the sad news of the death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams. In June, we lost Rik Mayall and earlier this year Only … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

The (World Cup) Final Countdown

Tonight, after weeks of triumph, turmoil and terrible alliteration, we shall finally experience the climax (no giggling at the back) of the month long football-themed reality show known as the … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Oscars Gone Wilde.

The last week has been a monumental one in the world of journalism. Former News of the World Editor Rebekah Brooks’ trial for phone hacking has exposed more fuck ups … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

2013: A Year of Things – Part IV.

So New Year’s Eve came and went without notable incident, and now we all have to sit through another pathetic twelve months of a grey sludge of news belching out … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

2013: A Year of Things – Part III.

After a short delay for Christmas and a quick break to sob with despair for the future of humanity, The Bastard Lounge returns with Part III of its hateful and … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

2013: A Year of Things – Part II.

Continuing our four-part review of the year, we stumble valiantly forward through 2013 like a drunk crossing a busy motorway, lurching from one near-miss to the next in the vague … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 3 Comments