Category Archives: state of the bar

It’s a Thomas Gottschalk Special…

By | September 23, 2010

…board update. In honour of German television’s second greatest German (behind Stefan Raab), and because this week hasn’t given much to comment on, I’ve put up some new old features. But first, despite the fact I linked to it a few days ago, Gottschalk’s Haus Party: Tremendous. Now, I’ve done three articles and they are:… Read More »

Soft, strong and very very long

By | August 28, 2010

We were shown some old French shows during the past week which were, as I’m sure you could guess, quite interesting. Here, for example, is a very young looking Patrice Laffont hosting Des Chiffres et Des Lettres in 1972. But more interesting than that, the show that begat Des Chiffres… namely Le Mot Le Plus Long. I… Read More »


By | August 2, 2010

By popular demand, here’s the feature on Tokyo Friend Park II I put up last year. Looking through the new Argos catalogue, I note that there’s a The Cube electronic game out. Anyone seen it in action?

From the subnormal to the ridiculous

By | July 20, 2010

Well it’s very quiet interesting things wise, so I thought I’d put up some new old content to keep the place ticking over. Tonight, features on two old shows: Secrets of the Cryptkeeper’s Haunted House Cultura Moderna You can, of course, find all of Bother’s Bar feature content on the Specials Board. Enjoy.

Tentatively back

By | June 19, 2010

Look, I’ll tell you what happened. On Friday, I was sent to market to sell some cows for money or something when a strange old man stopped me in the street, and wondered if I’d sell him a cow for some apparently magic beans that will help see the future. “Magic beans?” I cried, rather… Read More »