Nothing screams a bleeding liver like waking up on your bathroom floor in a cold sweat covered in a half eaten tray of curry chips. Not to mention the 3 tonne receipt from your local back alley casino peeping out of your back pocket. And while you attempt to piece together your night trying to convince yourself that someone spiked your pint with fifteen shots of sambuca, you know that you’ve noone to blame but yourself.

But fear not, while it’s surprisingly difficult to raise a glass of water to your mouth at this stage because you’re shaking harder than Michael J Fox and the furniture is doing backflips around you, it will all end sooner than you think.

And just because we care, here’s some internet gold to help wash down the chicken fillet roll.

And to those of you who have found your own cures, don’t be shy! Add to the list and help you’re fallen comrades! Happy hanging people.

Bored of the same old shoot ’em ups? Immune to defeat in Fifa? Gran Turismo 5 not fast enough? Then get your grubby mitts on a copy of Dead Rising 2. This Capcom classic has more craic than pete doherty’s bedside locker!

Set in Fortune city, a Las Vegas replica so far into a zombie pandemic that they’re used for sport. Step into the boots of Chuck Greene, ex motor cross champion and single father. To make things interesting, your daughter katey has been bitten by one of the 7,000 or so Margaret Thatcher look-a-likes roaming the city, and she’s in constant need of the drug “Zombrex” a sort of Calpol for potential brain munchers. Bless her. Oh and not to mention you’ve been framed for a massive terrorist attack on a stadium full of innocents.

But what’s new there? And better yet, who gives a flying fuck. This game ain’t about the missions, it ain’t about saving young Katey’s life, and it certainly ain’t about clearing Chuck’s good name. It’s about killing zombies. Dismembering them, maiming them, humiliating them, sticking them in wheelchairs and pushing them down stairs. Three words for this stress relieving laugh out loud must have….. Pure mindless banter.

This game genuinely packs the fun factor. Forget M16’s and AK’s, you can leave them at home with your Sponge Bob lunchbox. Chuck goes to work with an array of weapons that  Macgyver or B.A wouldn’t know how to use. Like a home made drill bucket. A harmless bucket made lethal with the addition of 3 hole boring Black and Deckers. Stick it on an undead’s head n watch the blood fly. And that’s just the tip of the hardware iceberg. The list is endless. Or at least very long.  How many games let you bomb around on a four year old’s bicycle dressed as Elvis with two chainsaws duct-taped to a kayak paddle? Case closed.

Still not convinced? See for yourself.

HBO have done it again!! Another hit series from across the pond comes courtesy of two of comedy’s elite, Danny McBride (Pineapple Express) and the anchorman himself, Will Ferrell. With two seasons already under their belt, HBO have announced an agreement for the eagerly anticipated third , in the pipeline for 2011.

Eastbound & Down charts the hilarious fall from grace of former Major League Baseball pitcher Kenny Powers. The man who can throw it “faster than fuck”,exquisitely played by Danny McBride,  is forced to return to his hometown as a substitute P.E. teacher following a checkered career in the big time. But the glory days are over. Long gone are the cocaine fueled Hollywood parties and moments in the spotlight for our lead character, who is forced to snap back to reality after his fifteen minutes of fame. Kenny is a washed-up has been, and everyone knows it. Everyone that is, except Mr. Powers himself.

Season one follows Kenny as he tries to win back his childhood sweetheart, April (played by the smoldering Katy Mixon), all the while struggling to reignite his baseball career and recapture his super stardom. The only problem being that Kenny has lost it, on the field and off it. Our starring male is backed all the way by his new right hand man/ personal assistant/ general lacky, Stevie Janowski. To say Stevie is obsessed with Kenny would be the understatement of the century, following his idol like a love-sick puppy, always at his masters beckon call. The unlikely duo make for amazing entertainment and hilarity at every turn.

Our starring character is an in-your-face, speaks his mind egocentric sociopath who will undoubtedly have you crying with laughter. But he is certainly not alone in this crescendo of comedic brilliance,with side-splitting cameos from both Will Ferrell and The U.S. Office’s Craig Robinson (Darryl). McBride is supported by some of the finest names in comedy as Eastbound & Down makes you laugh-out-loud from start to finish. If you haven’t seen it already what are you waiting for?

Season two, now showing on FX, tracks Kenny down after he absconds to Mexico finding solace in the lower leagues of burrito town baseball. As, it’s still airing here in Ireland I don’t want to give too much away so see for yourself just what all the fuss is about. But be sure to check out season one in all its glory, available to view free online @ http://www.fastpasstv.com.

You will not be disappointed

Song of the day

Posted: December 3, 2010 in Music
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Today’s song of the day is a controversial one! This “wee” singer from the top left coast of this rainy island, may be known only for singing about wooly jumpers, a cuppa tea and all things menopause, but here at RADAR we’v got our fingers on the pulse. And there’s no way any Irish man can surround themselves with cailíní all their lives and not at least hop on a few. Even Tubridy managed to convince Mayo Rose Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin not to call security on his busy hands!

So here for your viewing pleasure is the Donegal dirt merchant himself, Daniel O’Donnell with Flick the bean, from his No 1 album Knit me a few johnnys. Brace yourself…

Fab Four set to “Reunite”

Posted: December 3, 2010 in Music

When we at RADAR first heard the news we didn’t no whether to laugh or cry. But love it or loath it, The Beatles will be reunited on stage for one night only at the famous Hollywood Bowl.

Paul and Ringo will be joined on stage by beamed satellite images of their long lost companions as they belt out the classics that made them the biggest band in music’s history.

Naturally, opinion on this will most certainly be split. The chance to see them play live and perform again is a tantalising prospect but many die-hard “Beatlemaniacs” will be horrified to hear the news. There has never been a band to spark such controversy and debate as the Liverpudlian rogues and this latest move by McCartney and Starr is just the latest in a long line.

We here at RADAR would like to hear your views on the news, as well as your opinions on your favourite Beatles’ tracks, albums and of course, member of the Fab Four. Whether it be John, Paul or George, we want to know why …….

Here’s ours, just to kick things off!

R.O.T.W 3

Posted: December 3, 2010 in Rack of the Week

She may be of greek descent but we are claiming Georgia Salpa and her perky pair of party tricks as home grown guaranteed Irish! These 32 c’s have become more cherished to the pint swigging republic of Ireland than the book of Kells and Glendalough combined!

And why not? The book of Kells couldn’t feed an orphanage of starving new borns! And where would you rather escape to during a viking invasion? A dismal round tower, or the safety of these two busty Buddha bags. So lets raise a glass of Arthur’s finest to the real reason we all buy the Star. Georgia Salpa, we salute you.

Mistaken Identitys

Posted: December 1, 2010 in Bant Bites

You’re just about to pay for your chicken fillet roll and four packets of Rancheros on a Saturday morning when all of a sudden the cashier lets you know that you’re looking a bit more French than Saunders. Now, whilst revealing the infamous “CFJ” stamp, thats by now tattooed onto your wrist will let them know that you haven’t actually had a stroke, you at least know yourself that it’s nothing a day spent curled in a ball watching re-runs of Father Ted can’t cure.

But Radar asks… What if you were stuck like that on a permanent basis? What if the person you saw in the mirror first thing every morning was, God forbid…Gillian McKeith!? Well thats a problem Rizzo from the muppets has to deal with daily! So the next time your not feeling top of your game, take a look at these unfortunate souls and get your strut back!

One routes through human shit, the other is a lovable children's character

I'm in a cave mutha-fucka, don't you ever forget!

A real never ending story!

One has the craic with a hook, the other's hooked on crack

Some would say Joga Bonito is Brazilian for Jar Jar Binks

Sorry Cynthia when we said doll face, we meant it!