Month: November 2004

Politics

US Election Night #5

Bugger. You drop off despite your best efforts to stay awake, and it’s still undecided, but looking distinctly Bushwards. It’s...

Politics

US Election Night #4

I can’t help but keep clicking refresh on this page....

Politics

US Election Night #3

So what happens on NBC with those strange ten minute segments done by another team entirely? Do local stations drop in during those...

Politics

US Election Night #2

It’s still looking tight but none of the key states have been called. I’ve just been on the phone to my sister in Texas, where...

TV

BBC Ten O’Clock News Extra

The BBC chose tonight to launch their heralded new interactive service – Ten O’Clock News Extra. So eagerly, I pressed my red...

Politics

US Election Night #1

Well I’m starting my marathon election watch this evening, despite the fact that nothing’s likely to happen until around 8.00am...

Literature

NaNoWriMo

Today’s the first of November and the start of NaNoWriMo – or National Novel Writing Month. The idea is that you’ve got...

Music

Cliff Richard Up In Arms

Today, round two of the music industry’s shameful battle to retain copyright in recordings over 50 years old took effect. From 1...

TV

ITV3

Tonight ITV3 launches. Up until now, it was only going to be on Freeview and cable, since Sky are holding up new channel launches due to a...