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TV: Recommendation – Firefly

By James On day 1 of this blog, I thought it was only fitting to recommend to the world one of the main reasons I got into this ‘Shindig’ … Get it? No? Well, watch it and you will... Whilst the programme has a massive cult following, a lot of people have never seen it…
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Gaming: Top 5 Nolan North Video Game Performances

By Bill If I may be so bold, I consider Nolan North to be the Nathan Fillion of video games … although Nathan Fillion has had successful forays into the world of video game voice acting himself (the Halo series, most famously). Nolan North possesses a charm that makes him stand out from the other…
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Gaming: Destiny 2 – My fear of letting go…

By James Back in September 2014, a game was released that changed my life forever, or so I thought. Destiny exploded onto the scene; a game that combined MMO, RPG and FPS all into one gigantic, alien bashing, space opera which made light work of the hours in each and every day of my life.…
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Music: 6 Albums Every Aspiring Lyricist Should Own

By Bill Songs are comprised of two things: lyrics and instrumentation. The combination of these two things has become so ingrained in the human psyche that my one-year-old nephew instinctively dances when he hears a few bars of any song … even the annoying tinny sound that his Bob the Builder phone gargles out. For…
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Film: Universal! You’re building the Dark Universe wrong!

By James So, the title may be a bit brash and unreserved... The thing is though, I got very, very, very excited over this announcement. My mind raced before I discovered what the Dark Universe actually was: a re-hash of all their previous monster movies... Why!? Come up with something original! I’ve quite possibly come…
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Film: Top 10 Best Picture Winners at the Academy Awards

By Bill If you stick with Mugwumps and Englishmen for long enough, you will start to see that I am obsessed with prizes. I’m not talking about some cheap ribbon at a local village fete that always seems inexplicably filled with old people and homemade jams. The prizes I concern myself with are prizes for…
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Welcome!

Hello fellow Mugwumps and Englishmen and welcome to the blog. Not another culture blog! Well I’m afraid so, but I hope our blend of high and low culture and everything in between, mixed with our witticisms and ill-advised opinions will keep you interested/moderately amused for years (or at least days) to come. We started this…
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