Beelzebubs Broker

Blog URL:http://www.beelzebubsbroker.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:creativity, reviews, scepticism, skepticism, rationalism, martial arts, media, movies, books
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Oxfordshire

The various writings of Jamie Clubb. Includes a variety of essays, articles and reviews focusing on a wide range of subjects. I am interested in history, culture, media, martial arts and rational thinking



Latest Blog Posts



The Year the Music Died

on Dec 23, 2016 in: Music

Within the space of 10 minutes my morning radio channel was haunted by two cover songs: Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and John Lennon’s “Imagine”.  Not before this I saw everyone go crazy on social media about Disturb's cover Simon an...

EU English Civil War

on Jun 21, 2016

I don't need to be told about how important the upcoming EU Referendum is to the UK.  I am not in need of scaremongering on either side and I appreciate the irony in me moaning yet adding to an already bloated social media newsfeed of opinion on...

Night to Remember?

on Jun 3, 2016 in: horror

Plot:1930s West Virginia: A bogus preacher, Reverend Harry Powell (Robert Mitchum), who has been secretly murdering wealthy widows, finds himself in a cell with a robber, Ben Harper (Peter Graves), convicted to hang. Harper has confided the locati...

Making my way over to my hotel’s breakfast bar I was immediately struck by the many odd-shaped fruits that greeted me. Their roughness and complete lack of uniformity seemed at total odds with the plush surroundings of the hotel. I couldn’t he...

 “The Strain”, it would appear, was a puzzling labour of love for director/writer Guillermo del Toro. In 2006 he put the idea for a vampire TV series to producers, but it wasn’t picked up. Not to be deterred, del Toro recruited Chuck Hogan...

With this, Eon Films’ fourth instalment of their James Bond reboot starring Daniel Craig, there was clearly a strong intention to both pay homage to the previous franchise and to reward those who have stayed with the current one. Clearly the ge...

 Just off a junction on a busy highway there still exists Bates Motel. This struggling business is run by Norman Bates who endures an oppressive relationship from his unhinged mother who seems hell-bent in keeping her son single and away from th...