What we’re reading and watching over Christmas

You’ve heard a little bit about what we’ve been reading and watching over the last few weeks here at Gollancz HQ (not whilst IN the office, obviously, we’re far too busy for that…), so I’m sure you’re all chomping at the bit to see how a group of people with such fine and varied tastes are going to be entertaining themselves through the barrage of brussell sprouts and crap telly that awaits. Luckily for you, we’ve done a round up – hurrah!  We’ll be taking a Christmas break (can’t blog – eating) until the new year, so we’ll take this…

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10 reasons why Community is better than The Big Bang Theory

We just can’t let it go! The great Big Bang Theory debate rolls on. This week’s What We’re Watching Wednesday is conclusive* evidence that Community is better than The Big Bang Theory.  1.       The lack of studio audience laughter We know that Charlie has waxed lyrical about this already, but it cannot be reiterated enough times: we are adults. We will laugh if it’s funny. We do not need prompting. You sound ridiculous. 2.       Chevy Chase Er, hello? Have you seen the Three Amigos? Or Christmas Vacation (topical)? Alright, alright, so maybe he is leaving, but I think we need to…

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Why I hate The Big Bang Theory

It’s the second of our new weekly feature, What We’re Watching Wednesday. Our launch peice last week on The Big Bang Theory sparked some debate around the office, and we thought it only fair to show two sides to the story. This week, Charlie tells us how he absolutely did not learn to love The Big Bang Theory. A lot of people seem to like The Big Bang Theory, it’s one of the more popular TV comedies of recent times. Some of my colleagues here are fans of the show, and one of them has just written their own blog piece…

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