Frisk #165

Unleash the fury, it’s Frisk #165! That’s the number of the State Route in Utah that runs from Nibley to Paradise. Which sounds filthy, frankly.

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15th February 2017 32 comments

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Remark #27

Who’s under the Dogg mask? Who’s the new French Superman? This month's Remark is asking all the big questions... http://bit.ly/2kOg36J

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8th February 2017 0 comments

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Frisk #164

Spin the bottle, it’s Frisk #164! That, as you well know, was the number of cards available for the 1989 game ‘Baseball Talk’, in which collectors would place oversized baseball cards on a little plastic talkbox to hear facts read out about players’ stats and skills. It was also the model number of a much-underrated executive saloon from Alfa Romeo. (Oh, and stick ‘Alfa 164 Procar’ into Google Images, it’ll rock your box.)

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8th February 2017 1 comments

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Frisk #163

Chase the ace, it’s Frisk #163! Mathematically speaking, that’s a ‘strong prime’, a ‘lucky prime’, and a ‘fortunate number’. None of those things are as interesting as they sound.

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1st February 2017 0 comments

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Frisk #162

Hunt the thimble, it’s Frisk #162! That’s the number of games each team plays in a season of Major League Baseball. That must be really hard to keep up with.
It was also the year that Arrian of Nicomedia wrote Indica – a book about Alexander the Great (a man who lived 450 years before Arrian) and his military exploits in India (a place Arrian never visited). Nevertheless, it was supposed to be quite good. I dunno, I haven’t read it.

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25th January 2017 0 comments

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Frisk #161

Pork and beans, it’s Frisk #161! That’s the number of the A-road that goes from Beckingham to Goole. One of these places has an RSPB nature reserve, the other is “well placed to receive a wide selection of DAB radio stations”. Why not try driving the A161 to find out which is which…?

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18th January 2017 0 comments

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Frisk #160

Cinders and ashes, it’s Frisk #160! That’s the year the Ancient Romans started manufacturing soap. Well done, lads – stink-free for 1,857 years.

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11th January 2017 1 comments

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LB LDN 2017 Predictions

It's that time of year again. We've dusted off the crystal ball, unpacked Mystic Meg, rewired the flux capacitor, and all of those other clichés. Look, it's our 2017 Predictions! >>> https://joom.ag/eXLW

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6th January 2017 1 comments

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