Sherlock. Benedict Cumberbatch. Harry Potter. J.K. Rowling. James McAvoy. The Hunger Games. Veronica Mars. Homeland. How I Met Your Mother. The Big Bang Theory. Mad Men. Nikita. Community. The Good Wife. The Newsroom. Revenge. Criminal Minds. Matthew Gray Gubler. Downton Abbey. So You Think You Can Dance. Chuck. Hart of Dixie. Boston Legal. James Spader. Pretty in Pink. John Hughes. 80s. 90s. The Amanda Show. Mean Girls. Never Been Kissed.
So I hear Neverwhere will be re-broadcasted over the holidays. Merry Christmas, London Above and Beyond!
I first heard this earlier this year, only a few months after it was aired on BBC Radio 4, and it was mostly because James McAvoy, Romola Garai, and the lovely Tyrell lady from Game of Thrones were in it. I didn’t care much for David Harewood, otherwise known as the douchebag from Homeland, and Benedict Cumberbatch, the odd guy James was with in Starter for 10 and Atonement. But now, 2 months since getting hooked on Sherlock, I listen to it again, this time, anticipating the portions with Angel Islington. And rooting for him more than a little bit.
Arrives home from work ready to collapse from exhaustion Grabs laptop for a quick online check (that was the plan anyway) Sits up, revived by a flood of new Benedict Cumberbatch interviews Scours Tumblr for all other Ben-related posts missed Gets up from bed to attend to hunger Returns back to bed too tired to whip up decent food Settles for a cheese stick Resumes Cumber-stalking
All excitement and cuss-worthy moments aside, I could not handle my Carrie/Quinn feels in this episode! Ridiculously goofy grin when Quinn says it was a direct order and goes "I didn’t want to risk letting someone else take the shot."
As I feel more and more alone, my phone confidently connects with everyone. As I feel more and more lost, my phone calmly knows how to get anywhere. As I struggle to remember mundane things like the name of that movie with the boat and the guy with the lip, my phone smugly recalls literally everything. As I increasingly lose the nouns, verbs and adjectives that once stood ready to articulate my thoughts, my phone taunts me with its instant access to all the words there have ever been. There is only one possible conclusion. Slowly, without realizing it, I seem to have outsourced my mind to my phone. And to make matters worse, the damn thing knows it… and it’s starting to screw with me. Several times during the day I feel it buzz in my pocket, alerting me that some vital information has just arrived. Then, when I look, there’s nothing there. No email. No text. Nothing. Was the buzz in my mind? I don’t think so. I think it’s purposeful. I think my phone is mocking me. And it’s not just my phone. It’s all of them. They are working together, systematically robbing us of our intelligence, our humanity. And then, when we are made stupid and helpless, they will take over. It’s just a matter of time before the next generation of iPhone is equipped with an opposable thumb. Oh yeah, they’re smart alright. Evil, world domination smart.
I have to call people and tell them… Oh, great, now I have no bars! Dear God, what is happening?!
My Cabin Pressure download has just finished! Four seasons with generally six 28-minute episodes, this should take the me through days of editing work. In this BBC radio sitcom, Benedict voices Martin Crieff, one of two pilots flying a private airplane.
2013 11 09 - BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America - Portraits by Andy Gotts
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Caption : BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been desaturated) Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, recipient of the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year presented by GREAT Britain Campaign, poses for a portrait during the 2013 BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards Presented by BBC America at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Andy Gotts/BAFTA LA)
Been grinning like an idiot for the past hour while watching clips from the BAFTA LA Brittania Awards. Just so ridiculously proud of Ben getting hailed Artist of the Year! Well-deserved, love!