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  • Doctor Who Recap: Season 1

    Doctor Who Recap: Season 1: Episode 13: The Brink of Disaster

    With the fast tracked script, also came the time sensitive nature of filming. Due to budge restrictions, most episodes were allowed only one take.  William Hartnell was gradually succumbing to the disease which would eventually rob him of his memories.  Viewers may notice when he...

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  • Doctor Who Recap: Season 1

    Doctor Who Recap: Season 1: Episode 10: The Ordeal

    Climbing over styrofoam boulders and pushing their way through plastic leaves and branches, Ian, Barbara and the small group of Thals continue their search for a secret way into the Dalek City via the mountains. The viewer is treated to several ‘swaps’ between the journey...

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  • [Retro Bunker] Gumby

    On September 5th, a man dressed in a costume walked into a 7-11 and tried to rob the store. He failed to pull off his scheme: his gun was tucked away a little too well, and he ended up leaving twenty-seven cents of his own...

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  • [Retro Bunker] Mrs. Butterworth: Our Best Breakfast Friend

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so the old saying goes. If you’re a natural morning person, it’s probably a piece of cake to get into the early-hour routine. But if you’re a night-owl like me, you’re going to have to...

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  • Make It Sew: Embroidery 101

    Three basic embroidery stitches, which you can combine to make just about anything you want...everything from elves and fairies to zombies and internal organs.

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  • [Retro Bunker] Speak & Spell

    As a child of the 80′s, the knowledge that everything was slowly becoming digital (well, digital for the decade) was swallowed with my morning cereal. This movement would take over watches, coffee makers, and educational toys. I think you guys know which educational toy in...

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  • Doctor Who’s Day #1: William Hartnell

    As you might have guessed by his Scrooge-like appearance, Doctor Who was by far not Hartnell's first acting job.

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  • Sequel City — Die Hard 2 (feat. Lindsay Beaton)

    Lindsay Beaton: Oh, the title—Die Hard 2: Die Harder. Dumbest title ever. Steve Bogdaniec: Yes. Lindsay Beaton: For crying out loud. Steve Bogdaniec: F**k you, grammar! Hello again, everyone! Sorry that Sequel City has been MIA for a bit, but we’re back covering the first...

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  • [Taste of Asia] Ip Man (2008)

    In an environment where movie goers are bored with excessive wire work and tired of seeing martial arts favourites Jackie Chan and Jet Li explode – albeit brilliantly – again onto the screen, Ip Man presents as a refreshing and exciting change of course in...

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  • [Taste of Asia] Ip Man 2 : Legend of a Grandmaster. (2010)

    Ip Man 2 continues the legendary story of one of the most venerated masters of Wing Chun. It  is the highly anticipated sequel to Wilson Yip’s 2008 Yip Man biopic. Although known in the West as Bruce Lees Master, Ip Man is one of Chinese...

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