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The Apprentice: season 13, episode 7 recap: "Expando Ballet"

Posted by Ed Williamson at 10:00 on 21 Nov 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 7 recap: "Expando Ballet"
Because cars aren't in the least bit interesting, and anyone who thinks they are interesting is an imbecile, it is especially hard for me to get around the fact that I was quite engaged by this episode of The Apprentice. A lot of it was about cars, you see.

The Apprentice: season 13, episode 6 recap: "Bruged Egos"

Posted by Ed Williamson at 23:45 on 13 Nov 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 6 recap: "Bruged Egos"
Off we head to Bruges, city of culture, chocolate and small-scale fraud. You get the feeling this is one member state for which March 2019 can't come fast enough.

The Apprentice: season 13, episode 5 recap: "Happy Birthday"

Posted by Becky Suter at 23:45 on 05 Nov 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 5 recap: "Happy Birthday"
The cathedral bells remain silent, because He is unsatisfied. Year after year the people place presents at His feet: nigella seeds, skeletons and African black soap and yet the bells pay no heed. In this, His 70th year, the Lord Sugar demands nine sacrifices and only then shall the bells ring out and one lucky parishioner shall have bestowed upon them a £250k business opportunity.

The Apprentice: season 13, episode 4 recap: "Stadium Ruck"

Posted by Ed Williamson at 23:45 on 30 Oct 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 4 recap: "Stadium Ruck"
Apparently when Queen played Wembley Stadium in 1986, which we can all agree was among the greatest concerts of all time, it only cost you fifteen quid to get in. Thirty-one years on, a few hours in a corporate box there costs you two and a half grand, and you've got to listen to Harrison sing.

The Apprentice: season 13, episode 3 recap: "Artificial Intelligence"

Posted by Becky Suter at 18:00 on 22 Oct 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 3 recap: "Artificial Intelligence"
The Three Laws of Robotics, as devised by Isaac Asimov, are guiding principles whose purpose is to avoid robots rising up and destroying us all. The Laws state that no robot shall be able to neither harm nor allow harm to a human being, nor be programmed to conflict the first law, even if it risks its own existence. This week, the Apprentice contestants push Asimov's laws to the limit, thereby triggering the robopocalypse.

The Apprentice: season 13, episode 2 recap: "Panic Room"

Posted by Ed Williamson at 00:16 on 17 Oct 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 2 recap: "Panic Room"
There are too many of them. The Apprentice always trudges through its early weeks like an underfunded, overcrowded crèche, full of puffed-up, bellicose rugrats wanting the biggest rusk. The reality of editing it down to an hour means there are always those who can keep their heads down for a few weeks and ride it out till their first reckoning around Bonfire Night. As such, I have no idea what half their names are and I'm fucked if I'm going to bother learning them.

The Apprentice: season 13, episode 1 recap: "The Buns of Brixton"

Posted by Becky Suter at 23:30 on 09 Oct 2017
The Apprentice: season 13, episode 1 recap: "The Buns of Brixton"
A team of Oxford University physicists has recently determined that, despite popular opinion, reality is not a simulation created by a massive extraterrestrial computer, because physics. But how do you explain all of 2016? "Be under no illusion," says Lord Sugar. "In this process, I'm the one who decides who's going to remain, and I'm the one who decides who's going to leave, simple as that." What if life is just one long Amstrad computer program? No wonder the world's gone to pot.

Eight questions I had after the Big Little Lies finale

Posted by Becky Suter at 15:45 on 26 Apr 2017
Eight questions I had after the Big Little Lies finale
LittleBigPicture presents its #hottake on the final episode of Big Little Lies, a mere 48 hours after it aired in the UK. After seven weeks of speculation, we finally found out who the murder victim and murderer at Trivia Night were, but many questions were left unanswered, such as ...

(BTW, it goes without saying: there are spoilers ahead.)

Hardy to get knob out on CBeebies

Posted by Ed Williamson at 12:45 on 06 Apr 2017
Hardy to get knob out on CBeebies
Tom Hardy's popular stint on Bedtime Stories is to end with a series finale in which he just shows you his penis.

My Google audio history is just recordings of me watching Friends

Posted by Ed Williamson at 16:45 on 01 Apr 2017
My Google audio history is just recordings of me watching Friends
This is a low point if I'm honest.