What We Learned This Week – 23/12/16

1 Just when we were about to pull the plug on Netflix along comes action-packed Israeli series Fauda to proper blow our minds.   

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2 The Channel 5 Chas & Dave Christmas Special has now eclipsed both the Two Ronnies & the Morecambe and Wise specials when it comes to important seasonal TV nostalgia events. It’s also made us wonder whether ‘That’s What I Like’ was the first ever UK rap record? Oh and don’t bother going through the Radio Times with your highlighter as it’s already been on you berk.

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3 Speaking of curly haired cockneys that we love, Micky Flanagan is back with a new series in January. ‘Facking nice one my son’ as they say in Bethnal Green.

4 Our mates at the Sporting Lodge have started their SALE and there’s some absolute gems to be had on there.

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5 Getting older = Getting cooler.

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6 Steve McGawley is without a doubt our favourite festive funster, don’t let them make the bells end Steve.

7 This is a ice vintage illustration isn’t it? Kinda ‘Holly & The Ivy League’ vibes.

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8 Nuff respect to Oi Polloi for voting these divine white Mephistos number one in their top ten of the year (and giving Proper mag a mention in there too).

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There’s been some truly fucking horrible events that have happened in 2016 so more than ever let’s all try our best to spread some love and look after each other this Christmas. Have a top one x

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