Frisk #170

Stone the crows, it’s Frisk #170! That was the year in which Marcus Aurelius ordered humane treatment for slaves throughout the Roman Empire. It’s also the State Route number of the Hollywood Freeway, one of the USA’s busiest roads. We ran these two facts through the computer and they don’t intersect at all.

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22nd March 2017

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Frisk #169

Change the bulb, it’s Frisk #169! That was Dave Lister’s crew number in the first series of Red Dwarf. (Then they decided that 169 people couldn’t have been a big enough crew for a spaceship of that size, and revised the figure to 1,169. If you want nerdy Red Dwarf facts, you come to me…)

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15th March 2017

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Frisk #168

Chase the ace, it’s Frisk #168! Tracy 168 is an iconic New York graffiti artist who popularised the ‘Wildstyle’ aesthetic of interwoven letters and shapes. There you go, you’ve learned something – anything else you read hereafter may be considered a bonus.

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8th March 2017

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Remark #28

Bicycles. Minions. Cheese. It's all happening in this month's Remark, our Sponsorship Team's sparkly newsletter >>> https://joom.ag/CtRW

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6th March 2017

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Frisk #167

Smoke on the water, it’s Frisk #167! That’s the year Wang Fu died. Probably the best name of any philosopher in history.

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1st March 2017

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Frisk #166

Eat the rich, it’s Frisk #166! The British Rail Class 166 was launched in 1992, named ‘Turbo Express’. It wasn’t just a racy name, they had turbo-diesel engines. GWR still run them out of Paddington, if you fancy going down there with an anorak and a flask of Bovril. That’s what you like.

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22nd February 2017

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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

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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

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