Gifted Chas loved to keep it simple

Chas had been a successful session musician in the 1960s, playing bass in the house band for eccentric producer Joe Meek on classic tracks including Johnny Remember Me, with John Leyton, and Just Like Eddie with Heinz. He was also a fine pianist who was inspired to master the instrument after watching – and eventually […]

Avengers 4 deaths: THIS character confirmed alive – Is she part of new reshoots with THOR?

Who will come back from the dead is a major question for Avengers 4. So many heroes died and fans know that at least some of them need to return because they have their own movies lining up. But there was also some key characters absent from Avengers 3, with some of their fates left […]

Fortnite Battle Royale anniversary event: Will there be a Battle Royale birthday event?

Fortnite Battle Royale is approaching its one year birthday, with rumours Epic Games could be about to hold an event to mark the major landmark. On Wednesday September 26 it will be one year since the launch of Fortnite Battle Royale on PS4, Xbox One and PCs. Epic Games has already held an in-game birthday […]

Pokemon Go Community Day time set for shiny Chikorita, but don’t forget Mewtwo

Trainers have a chance at catching a brand new shiny Pokemon for their collection today. The Pokemon Go Community Day will include a lot of Chikoritas spawning at set times around the globe. And those set Pokemon Go launch times have been confirmed by Niantic for each region around the world. The September event will […]

Avengers 4: Incredible theory suggests THIS long-running character will BETRAY heroes

Captain Marvel, out next year, will introduce not only Carol Danvers to the MCU, but also Skrulls – with Ben Mendelsohn known to be playing one. Skrulls are shapeshifters; an extraterrestrial species set on destroying Earth – and able to blend in with society in a bid to play the long game. It’s often been […]

Let Us Now Praise John C. Reilly

On the wonderful audio commentary track to his breakthrough movie Boogie Nights, Paul Thomas Anderson has this to say about John C. Reilly, who plays the supporting role of Dirk Diggler’s best buddy Reed Rothchild: “John C. Reilly is probably one of my favorite actors… Maybe he sucks in this movie, I don’t know. And […]

Recommended Reading: Emmy Awards, Chevy Chase, and Dinesh D’Souza

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, analysis of Monday night’s Emmys, blistering profiles of a right-wing gadfly and a messy actor, and a harrowing look at a small-town rape […]

Theatre reviews: The Lovely Bones, Eastern Star and The Prisoner

The Lovely Bones – Royal & Derngate Northampton unti September 22 then touring until November 17. Tickets: 01604 624811 / royalandderngate.co.uk When Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones was published in 2002, it was described as “the book of the decade”. So no pressure on Bryony Lavery in dramatising it for the stage. Told entirely from […]

Fortnite Skirmish COUNTDOWN: Week 1 Fall Groups, schedule and Twitch stream

Today marks the start of Epic Games’ new Fortnite eSports competition, which has undergone some changes. Now known as the Fortnite Fall Skirmish, the new event will kick off later today, September 21. The development team say they have taken a number of ideas from the Summer Skirmish series and are bringing back some formats. […]

Can you identify 30 of the most iconic albums, from this cryptic image quiz?

It’s no secret that people take a lot of pride in their music knowledge – we all love the feeling of being more in-the-know than our mates. However, these days, with tastes getting more and more eclectic due to easy access through streaming platforms, everyone considers themselves a sonic connoisseur.   Luckily there’s a way […]