Month: June 2004

Books

Krakatoa: The Day The World Exploded

Krakatoa is one of those volcanoes that everyone knows about, and in 1883 it exploded in the largest recorded manner killing thousands....

Politics

Clinton Autobiography

With his autobiography due out tomorrow, the PR machine is in full flow. So yesterday there was a big article in The Observer about...

Misc

HHG2G

Well today the BBC announced that the new Radio 4 series of Hitchhikers is coming to a radio near you from Tuesday 21 September at 6.30pm...

TV

The Goodies

Belatedly, The Goodies is all of a sudden seeing some kind of resurgence in popularity. A couple of weeks ago there was a two part...

Sport

England Goes Rooney Mad

Well if the plaudits for Wayne Rooney weren’t enough the other day, the papers are going to go mad tomorrow. Rooney helped England to...

Music

Fleadh

I spent several hours yesterday, in Finsbury Park getting very wet. I enjoyed myself, nonetheless. The Fleadh is one of those festivals...

Music

Greatest British Albums

Observer Music Monthly published their list of the hundred greatest British Albums of all time yesterday. The list was compiled by critics,...

Sport

The Best Thing About ITV’s Euro 2004 Coverage

The best thing has got to be the press ads they’re running that use old logos from The Avengers (Beckham, Owen and Gerrard) and The...

Media

Everything I Hate About The Mail In One Simple Free Gift

Yesterday’s Mail on Sunday had a free gift that really sums up everything I hate about that company. They were giving away free...

Media

Ofcom Raps Fox News

Remember that somewhat hyperbolic, and ever-so-slightly misleading Fox News opinion piece by John Gibson? Well because Fox News is...