04th Aug 2017
BOBCH #3: Colle vs. Röthemeyer (1922)

BOBCH #3: Colle vs. Röthemeyer (1922)

By now, there are several thousands of games on this site. How is one supposed to find games that are interesting? The answer is that one is not. One can,...

01st Aug 2017

CIPC #28: Friends S7 E20 The one with Rachel’s big kiss

I am not very knowledgeable about Friends.1 It’s a hugely popular television show which ran for approximately fifty bazillion seasons, that much I know, and I guess it’s about a...

25th Jul 2017

CIPC #27: Dixit

It it little wonder that I discuss many television series on this blog, it is perfectly normal that I often scrutinise comic books, and that the occasional movie finds itself...

19th Jul 2017

CIPC #26: Columbo S2 E7 The most dangerous match

Today’s victim, Columbo, is an American detective series from the seventies. It is one of the more interesting examples of the genre. One of the idiosyncrasies of the show is...

12th Jul 2017

CIPC #25: Pepsi Cola advertisement

Nowadays, there is a light version of pretty much every foodstuff you can think of. There’s light soft drinks, there’s light chips, there’s light fries – pretty soon, I expect...

05th Jul 2017
BOBCH #2: Petrosian vs. Hazai (1970)

BOBCH #2: Petrosian vs. Hazai (1970)

By now, there are several thousands of games on this site. How is one supposed to find games that are interesting? The answer is that one is not. One can,...

27th Jun 2017

CIPC #24: Midsomer murders S4 E5 The sleeper under the hill

Maybe we should let the nectar of nostalgia linger just a little while longer. Maybe we should revisit another old friend: DCI Barnaby from Midsomer murders. In this episode, he’s...

20th Jun 2017

CIPC #23: Agatha Christie’s Poirot S6 E4 Dumb witness

Oh! sweet nectar of nostalgia linger longer, just a while, let the taste of distant mem’ries draw a brief and sadden’d smile …with which somewhat pompous words I just want...

13th Jun 2017

CIPC #22: Mozart in the jungle S1 E2 Fifth chair

Mozart in the jungle is an Amazon original series based on a book of the same name. It focuses on an New York-based up-and-coming oboist’s struggle to make it in...

06th Jun 2017
BOBCH #1: Beyen vs. Filip (1971)

BOBCH #1: Beyen vs. Filip (1971)

By now, there are several thousands of games on this site. How is one supposed to find games that are interesting? The answer is that one is not. One can,...