Max Eckersley

Opinionator

An official Roobla opinionator since January 12, 2015

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Video: Greatest sign language interpreter ever

Sweden’s Eurovision heats were nothing special – until this legend showed up to do the sign language for Magnus Carlsson’s song. He might just be my favourite person in the world…

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Teaser: Scream Queens (2015)

The new comedy series from the creator of American Horror Story premieres later this year, and it looks scarily good. Here’s the first tantalising peak…

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Video: Samsung surprises deaf man in heart-warming commercial

The company is launching a video call centre in Turkey for hearing impaired people. In this sweet advert, they make Muharrem’s day. Tots emosh…

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Video: Obama reads mean tweets about himself

Exactly as it sounds. The US President joins Jimmy Kimmel for a game of Mean Tweets. You might think he has more important things to worry about, but if he did this every week, his popularity would sky-rocket…

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Mad Ads: Morinaga Choco Balls

Every Friday we feature something weird, wonderful or downright awful from the world of TV commercials. The Japanese can always be relied upon for a strange advert, and this effort is no different. Surprisingly catchy though…

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Video: Dinosaurs vs The Notorious B.I.G.

What do you get when you mix an old children’s TV show with gangsta rap? Genius, that’s what. Check out the hilarious mash-up here. It’s Hypnotizing…

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Video: Fox News reporter caught at a Drive-Thru live on air

Traffic Jam Jimmy is unrepentant when the camera catches him by surprise at a McDonald’s. Will his bosses give him a grilling?

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Video: John Oliver on Daylight Savings Time

In this clip from Last Week Tonight, the satirist examines the concept of daylight-saving and asks: ‘How is this still a thing?’

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Trailer: Veep (2015)

Armando Iannucci is back soon with a fourth season of his brilliant political comedy. Here’s a taste of what’s to come…

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Video: Jada Pinkett Smith talks Gotham

The actress tells Kelly and Michael that she won’t be back for a second season. Will we see her character killed off when the show returns in April?

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Video: Canine chaos commercial

An insurance company makes a complete dog’s dinner of its latest advert. Christmas has definitely come early for this mutt…

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Video: Saturday Night Live's controversial ISIS spoof

The American sketch show drew sharp criticism for this Islamic State parody. It is pretty funny though…

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Mad Ads: Little Baby's Ice Cream

Every Friday we’re featuring something weird, wonderful or downright awful from the world of TV commercials. This week’s ad is truly chilling – you’d think that’s a good thing for an ice cream company, but would you want a lick after watching this? Creepy…

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Video: Sheep attacks pensioner on live TV

I guess you could call this a baa brawl – although it’s pretty one-sided. Watch a man get rammed – quite literally – while giving an interview for Jordanian news…

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Max Eckersley's Comment Stream
  1. I should definitely not have watched this, but I couldn't help it! Literally my worst nightmare... Video: I'm not afraid of spiders but this room is terrifying
  2. Fantastic stuff. I love no. 3! Snapdash Wednesday (50 images)
  3. What! You don't want to hear what Sandra gets up to in the bedroom? What's wrong with you? ;) Five Reasons To Watch… Gogglebox
  4. Great stuff. Love the 'No Diving in the toilet' sign! Snapdash Wednesday (31 images)
  5. Managed to convince my other half that this wasn't worth watching. Sounds like a wise move! Fifty Shades of Grey – a woeful experience
  6. Bloody brilliant. Video: Jean-Claude Van Damme is trolling YouTube
  7. Can't wait for next week's episode! Review: The Mindy Project Season 3, Episode 14 – No More Mr. Noishe Guy
  8. Interesting stuff. Looking forward to hearing what you think of The Wire. Remembering… The Sopranos
  9. Couldn't agree more. I was really impressed with this drama. Top notch performance from Maisie Williams. Review: Cyberbully (2015)
  10. Won't be going to see this then! Nice review Review: Tevar (2015)