Sons Of Anarchy: Season Three Rides In

September 8, 2010 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

Apologies to anyone seething in the UK, where the second season has only just finished, but the bikes of SAMCRO roared back on to America’s airwaves on Tuesday night, which can only mean one thing: Sons of Anarchy has returned.Kurt Sutter’s blacktop Shakespeare tale of a motorcycle gang and the various shifting allegiances as they smuggle drugs, run weapons and rule their small California town has grown into one of the best dramas to come out of the US. The emotions run high, the violence is brutal but the characterisation is sharp and this is the most charismatic bunch of criminals since The Sopranos left the air. Even if they can’t swear like them…I came late to the Anarchy party. After sampling the pilot and one or two episodes of the first season, I decided I simply couldn’t connect with these lawless bikers. But sheer pressure from people whose opinions I respect led me back this summer, and I binged on both seasons in a fortnight’s marathon. I&rsquo…
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VIDEO: ‘American Idol’ Season 9 In Five Minutes… And In Crayon

May 27, 2010 by Clark · Leave a Comment 

Picture 113 VIDEO: ‘American Idol’ Season 9 In Five Minutes… And In CrayonThe wild and crazy ride of American Idol Season 9 has come to an end, folks. Despite pretty much every Idol judge claiming that this was a girl’s year to win it, we’ve been bestowed with our third male winner in a row, paint salesman Lee DeWyze. In honor of Lee’s former occupation, we decided to get a little crafty and paired up with our pals at Pop Waffle to create a five-minute montage of Idol Season 9’s greatest hits. Jump below to relive all of the good, the bad and the Urban in our crayon-tastic recap video.

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