THE SIMPSONS’ BEATLES

We’re going to indulge in 2 of our favourite things now, presenting to you The Simpsons’ Beatles! We’re living in the age of the crossover, with things you wouldn’t believe coming together in a nerd’s fantasy somewhere but what’s more – most of them are working! Be it a Batman Continue reading THE SIMPSONS’ BEATLES

HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF NEIL GAIMAN?

The question still simmers away in my mind some 4 years after I first asked it, having just eagerly consumed my first novel of his… “How have I not heard of Neil Gaiman?” Having been provided a well-loved, well-worn copy of Neverwhere by my father, I ravenously devoured it whilst Continue reading HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF NEIL GAIMAN?

THE MOST POPULAR CARTOON CARS

Long before we learn to drive, we observe cars. We watched them zip, zoom and fly in our favourite cartoon shows. But here’s a question… What is the most popular cartoon car of all-time? From the tip of an artist’s pencil, to the dreams of impressionable minds everywhere. Sometimes it’s Continue reading THE MOST POPULAR CARTOON CARS

CLASSIC SIMPSONS – SEASONS 2 TO 8

How can we possibly have a website about pop culture without talking about The Simpsons. We’re talking Classic Simpsons. Arguably they had an impact on the 90’s like The Beatles did on the 60’s. A mark of their success could be measured on marketing, for you couldn’t move in a Continue reading CLASSIC SIMPSONS – SEASONS 2 TO 8

SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY

Have you ever tried to draw a picture of yourself? Not easy is it? And if you’re more accustomed to picking up a guitar than a paintbrush, my guesses are it’s going to look like a 5 year old has attempted to do it – have you ever seen the Continue reading SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY

ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW

We’ve had the pleasure of speaking to Sean Garnett, writer of Andy Capp! In our world exclusive interview, he talks about how it was taking over from it’s creator Reg Smythe, a change in social attitudes towards comedy since the 1970s and how a legendary Mancunian could play a live-action Continue reading ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW

THE RETRO HOUR – THE INTERVIEW

As part of our retrogaming interests nothing keeps us better informed (and that Nintendo vs. Sega fire in our belly burning) quite like The Retro Hour podcast, hosted by Ravi Abbott and Dan Wood. We caught up with the guys ahead of their appearance at the Play Expo event in Continue reading THE RETRO HOUR – THE INTERVIEW

TOP 10 CARTOON DOGS

When we say “Top 10 Cartoon Dogs” we specifically mean animated. So actually, scrap that… TOP 10 ANIMATED DOGS And so ladies and gentlemen, we are in the awards season and as controversial as ever The Journalix are happy to buck the trend as we release our list of the Continue reading TOP 10 CARTOON DOGS

SAFELY ENDANGERED: THE INTERVIEW

One of the highlights of MCM Manchester this year was meeting the wonderfully talented Chris McCoy, the man behind the quite brilliant comic strip Safely Endangered. If you follow us on Twitter or Instagram you’ll know this from our #SaturdayStrip feature – and he’s a very nice chap too. Alix Continue reading SAFELY ENDANGERED: THE INTERVIEW

UNSUNG HERO – JOE PANTOLIANO

Do you know when you are watching a movie and you get that feeling “I know that guy! I like that guy! But where the hell do I know him from?” Joe Pantoliano was very much that person for me, and I definitely should underline – I REALLY like this Continue reading UNSUNG HERO – JOE PANTOLIANO