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Ah crap, missed my window to choose keepers in my fantasy baseball team. I’m gonna suck this year, aren’t I? #tweet

I thought Chuck Berry was gonna live forever #tweet

No joke, this is how I felt after getting into the Minutemen when I heard what happened to D Boon https://t.co/VwC3U979mf #tweet

Anyway, enough about that, let's see what's up with Wrestling Twit... nope #tweet

Only reading now about the #GamerConDublin fiasco. We'd seen everything we had to see by half 11 so missed the trouble after lunch #tweet

Yes, I'm up at 5.30am on the Saturday of a long weekend #tweet

You know what day it is: it’s the 15th anniversary of my one and only WrestleMania #tweet

Crisis averted: I got my annual minty green milkshake fix today. Paddy's Day is good for something #tweet

George Clinton’s coming back and all; I’ll never forget that five-hour marathon at the old Red Box #tweet

Tickets dot ie just died at the news that Sunn O))) are returning to Dublin. I hope SOM still doesn’t hold that Nazoranai review against me #tweet

My Letterboxd review of Kong: Skull Island

Reblogged from my Letterboxd list:

I really wanted to like this. I really did. I was even willing to forgive the handful of creaky moments in its first half hour — paper-thin characters, hackneyed set-ups and more — because the pace is so exciting. When the titular giant ape makes his first appearance, it’s at a genuinely unexpected moment, and the chaos is handled beautifully by director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer). I was ready for a thrill ride.

But it’s all downhill from there. You see, it’s one thing to reference other movies, to pay visual or thematic homage; that’s something the otherwise narratively impoverished A Cure for Wellness does to its credit. It’s another, however, to simply mash-up the plots of a few different movies and hope that nostalgia will fill the cracks.


Still no official means to watch Lucha Underground in Ireland or the UK #tweet

So many Rachel Maddow retweets in my feed #tweet

The latest episode of Fractured “gets down and dirty" with Limerick-based death metallers Zealot Cult. #video 

Clear Knee Mom Jeans is my new band name #tweet

Awful news about the Dublin coastguard helicopter crew off Mayo #tweet