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Why was the Triwizard Cup used as the portkey?

scifi.stackexchange.com — In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire the Triwizard Cup was used as the portkey to send Harry and Cedric to the graveyard in Little Hangleton to face Voldemort. Why was the Triwizard Cup chosen...

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

timeout.com — It's Vic and Bob's silver jubilee! We meet the absurdist comedy heroes to talk about their 25 years on our screens 'Fuck off, is that true?' says Bob Mortimer. He can't quite believe it when I tell him Reeves and Mortimer are 25 years old.

What is driving listed private equity?

Five reasons to see Trygve Wakenshaw’s ‘Kraken’

timeout.com — Sorry stand-ups. I know you worked your little hearts out this year writing those elegantly crafted jokes. But the funniest show I saw in 2014 was largely wordless. 'Kraken', by New Zealander mime artist Trygve Wakenshaw, is a pretty much flawless hour of one-man skits and physical stream-of-conciousness.

London pubs we love

timeout.com — London's pubs are so much more than just places to drink, they're the heart and soul of this city. Eight Londoners explain why there's nowhere on earth like their favourite London pub

Japanese equities: Share buybacks and rising dividends

investmentweek.co.uk — If Japanese companies fully embrace higher shareholder returns, strong upside to the Japanese market can be expected, explains Ben Williams, investment director at GAM.,Investment,Japan / Far East,Equities ,Japan,global equities,MSCI,S&P 500,quantitative-easing,QE ,S&P

Gein’s Family Giftshop - Volume 1 review

timeout.com — Read Time Out's review of Gein's Family Giftshop - Volume 1 at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Plus read more Edinburgh Fringe reviews from comedy and theatre.

Will share buybacks start 'snowball effect' in Japan?

investmentweek.co.uk — A recent spate of share buybacks among companies jostling to prove they can reward shareholders shows Japanese companies are finally ready to be shareholder-friendly, explains GAM Japan manager Ben Williams.,Japan / Far East ,Japan,fund manager views,GAM

Tedfest London: what to expect

timeout.com — Want an excuse to dress up as a priest and shout 'feck' among likeminded eejits? Ah, go on. 'Father Ted' festival Tedfest started on the Aran island of Inis Mór - the actual Craggy Island - back in 2007. Since then it's grown into a hugely popular annual party.

The formerly fat physician

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Apr 27, 2015

@ftrain I actually want to know our ratio and I'm deeply hurt you left us out

Apr 27, 2015

@dubdobdee @ntabebe catchy tunes/scruffy delivery/obscure band = proto-indie critics' favorite

Apr 23, 2015

@maura ah. Yeah, that thing the piece is pegged to has nothing to do with poptimism.

Apr 23, 2015

@maura where is this new poptimism backlash I keep hearing about?

Apr 22, 2015

@GrahamDavidA I don't know, they present a policy and it's sort of the obvious one.

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