James Thomas
This is Astonishing Sod, the schmuck who writes @CrimerShow, @AstonishingSod, @GogglSerch, @TerbilDraems, @freints_show, @FrasserShow, @NewsForBabies, @TheBookOfFlim, @CrimerBuke, @A_Insane_Men, @DoctorWhomnt, @TrousuredMamory and @FridayNiteDisco, among others. I've written a silly book - entitled I'm With "I'm With Stupid" - and am working on others. I saw Daddy kissing Santa Claus.
The link at the end of this sentence leads to my website.

Entries by James Thomas

Happy Birthday, Father Ted

(4) Comments | Posted 22 April 2015 | (00:00)

Father Ted was, and is, my favourite TV show ever. Why? Well, why isn't it yours? There you go. It's always hard to say why something is your favourite. But it is, and it has been for 20 years now. If my house was on fire, I'd definitely consider popping...

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Edgar Froese and Tangerine Dream's 'Phaedra'

(5) Comments | Posted 26 January 2015 | (23:42)

In 1974, two seminal albums of German electronic music were released. One was Autobahn, a concept album about the eponymous German freeway, by Kraftwerk. It's undoubtedly a watershed moment in electronic and indeed popular music, a universally acclaimed release which brought Kraftwerk to the attention of a much wider audience...

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Richard Attenborough and '10 Rillington Place'

(2) Comments | Posted 25 August 2014 | (07:34)

10 Rillington Place, the London address, no longer exists. It was expunged, scrubbed away, deleted, plastered over, realigned, removed. It has undergone a process of damnatio memoriae, in the hope that its environs might thrive anew, free from association, rebranded and nondescript. But if you poke about for a minute,...

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I'm Running for President of Twitter

(1) Comments | Posted 28 January 2014 | (23:00)

You heard me. This is neither joke nor jape, neither jest nor jibe. This is real, dammit, as real as the fingers on my hands, as real as the piece of corn wedged between two of my back teeth since teatime. I'm running for President of Twitter harder than you've...

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Oscar Winners (Leaked)

(0) Comments | Posted 16 January 2014 | (18:35)

I have here before me the complete list of this year's Oscar winners.
Please don't ask me where I got them. I'll never tell*.

Best Actor in a Leading Role
DeForge Gliffiths, 'Nobody's Wax'
Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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The Year In Review

(1) Comments | Posted 1 January 2014 | (23:00)

Remember the year? Well, now you can, with the help of this: this year's Review of the Year, called "The Year In Review" - the year being This Year. This is the review, beginning now.

There is now more sport than ever. This is because sport...

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How to Write a Sentence

(1) Comments | Posted 5 December 2013 | (15:31)

Well, here you are, looking at this, trying, hoping, floundering, scrabbling, wishing, dying to found out the mystery of "How to" write a sentence. Or possibly you have tried write sentence and failed utterly.

Never mind and never fear. I am an, thankfully, expert of sentences. Read on and...

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Why I Did What I Did in the Cathedral

(0) Comments | Posted 28 November 2013 | (00:54)

Dear Reader,

Firstly, what you need to know about me is that when I have to eat, I really have to eat. I mean, try getting me to do anything when I'm hungry, and see how far it gets you. Conversation? Forget it. I'm too busy rocking back...

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Lady Gaga's Next Video

(1) Comments | Posted 20 November 2013 | (23:00)

Script discovered by Astonishing Sod.
(top secret, so don't tell ANYBODY)

Close-up of a FOOT covered in SNAILS. It is LADY GAGA's foot (one of). We see the snails moving around. Footage is 100 times the normal speed. There is...

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