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Complete Angel reviews: Somnambulist
25 May 2015 9:13 AM, PDT
Now here's a question that's the sort to get The Beast on The Chase rubbing his chubby hands in delight as a browbeaten contestant faces a wrong answer: What is a somnambulist?
It's not the sort of word that crops up in everyday patter. “Hello, I saw a somnambulist last night. Did you?” In fact, the only time I've come across this word was when I bought the CD version of Xtc's splendid Black Sea album which features a hypnotic, ambient B-side extra song called The Somnambulist. In fact, it's another term for a sleepwalker – so if by some minute chance, you read this and find yourself faced with this question on a big money quiz show, remember – you read it here!
Even Wesley is none too sure that his new boss is on the level. Having read the front pages of the papers, he's alarmed to find that the »
Complete Buffy reviews: A New Man
25 May 2015 3:43 AM, PDT
It's only mere weeks into the new millennium and already Rupert Giles is finding it a massive drag. The 21st century is promising big things and greater possibilities, and yet Giles is finding that he's about as relevant as an eight-track cartridge.
He may only be in his mid 40s – not approaching codger-dom by any means – but Giles hasn't really got much to show on his life CV. His only known job is to stamp books in a school which now no longer exists. His love life isn't exactly busy, given that Olivia's since gone back to Blighty with Gentleman-experience doubts in her head (we only see her in a dream sequence in Restless, so I guess that's another relationship over for Rupert). And his once close circle of friends seems to be sliding away from his reach. What with Xander looking to make ends meet and Buffy and Willow »