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Defiance Part 2

Within the game, I stole a crystal thing and then the characters from the tv show nicked it from me (or any Defiance Game player) and left me with a decent gun.  Then I went and watched the TV premiere and there was my crystal (referred to as a 'wotsit' ....a 3 million scrip ....wotsit)…
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Defiance

I was preparing myself for Defiance - a clever game for the ps3 (xbox and pc) as well as a NEW SCI FI television show. I even bought the game and made myself a cute avatar (get it - short for Defiance).  Then came the day when the show came out. And it was frickin…
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Export Bar on Raphael

In an attempt to keep one of the finest Italian Renaissance drawings in the UK, a temporary export bar has been placed on Raphael’s Head  of a Young Apostle, preventing it from going abroad and providing one last chance for someone to raise the money allowing the drawing to stay within the UK. Raphael who…
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FBI make breakthrough with Boston stolen art!

On the 23rd anniversary of the largest property heist in US history; the theft of £330m worth of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, the FBI announced a new publicity campaign aimed at generating tips on the location of the missing art. Although sensationally they are now claiming to have solved the…
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The mechanics of man

Leonardo da Vinci’s formal training in the anatomy of the human body began with his apprenticeship with Andrea Del Verrocchio. As Leonardo developed and became a successful artist, he was given permission to dissect human corpses at the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence and later at hospitals in Milan and Rome. Leonardo made over 200 pages of…
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Red Nose Day

Its that time of year again. We've already made our donation, have you? Do something funny for money and/or Donate.  You can text 70510 with the word TEN to donate £10 or FIVE to donate a £5.  You can also visit http://www.rednoseday.com , buy your red nose or Donate on the night.  If you are…
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Creative Week (at a glance)

Having completed my latest computer game foray I have come back to the real world. The real-ly creative world.  This article is more of a glance at this weeks creative news. Lets start with THE master. Leonardo's notebooks have been published online by the British Library– with or without translation. I'm not sure if the…
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Elementary vs. Sherlock

I recently got into a debate with the Doodletribe founder about the merits of CBS’s Elementary vs. BBC’s Sherlock. To me Sherlock Holmes is more than just the first great fictional detective, he is the most adaptable of characters, but there was a feeling that by the end of the 20th century, the traditional Holmes,…
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Ni No Kuni : Wrath of the White Witch

If you are looking for any creative wisdom....this week I'm busy so maybe another blogger will step up unless they are similary afflicted.  Let me introduce you to Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Ni no Kuni revolves around thirteen-year-old Oliver, a resident of Motorville, whose mother, Allie, suddenly dies after rescuing him…
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Why Elementary is Better than Sherlock

Lets start with a bit of honesty - its not. Elementary will never be better than Sherlock, however today is the 13th  episode meaning that there is simply more of it. And that offsets the debate. Unfortunately our Sherlock stars have indeed become famous and this leads to delays of the BBCs measely 3 episode…
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