I’ve just sent the following to BBC Complaints and have written to my local MP to encourage him to sign Richard Burden MP’s EDM. I would encourage my reader to join me. I have been greatly impressed by the BBC’s impartiality over the years and applaud the Corporation’s continuing efforts to be impartial. However, I [...]
A few months ago, Steve posted about a television series which, at the time, appeared unusually to be receiving its first airing on the Sci-Fi channel. By that time, the series was up to something like episode 6 and it didn’t seem like a good idea to start watching at that point. I now am [...]
Commenting on the BBC drama The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, Andy Crick asks, why oh why did the lead character have to be Jane Horrocks putting her best stupid northern accent? Why not give her a bit of depth at least, instead of the usual **** family stuff? How patronising is that? The show, which is [...]
So, we have an HD-ready telly and a Freeview DVD recorder yet Freeview is about as likely to broadcast anything in High-Definition  in the next few years as the England team is likely to win the next European Championship. Yesterday, however, saw the installation of Virgin Media’s cable offering: it’s really jolly good, as [...]
I never thought I’d link to The Sun’s website but, with due apologies to the red half of Merseyside… The Sun Online – News: ‘Richard is winning his fight’ In the wee small hours of Thursday night, just 30 hours after what is almost certainly the world�s fastest ever car crash, Richard Hammond suddenly sat [...]
The news is not looking good but get well soon.
MediaGuardian.co.uk | Media | David Remnick on the cancellation of The West Wing … education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don’t need little changes, we need gigantic changes. Schools should be palaces. The competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be making six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive [...]
Yesterday morning, I thought I would let my daughter (2) watch “Shrek 2” Why is that DVD makers make it so time-consuming to play the blasted film? You can’t just slap in the DVD, press play and walk away. You have to wait while it plays some stupid THX introduction, and a few corporate logos, [...]