Month: May 2005

News

New French PM

I know it’s really bad to admit it, but I just know I’m going to struggle with not thinking that the new French Prime Minister,...

Literature

US Paperbacks

One of the most remarkable things I noticed on my recent visit to America (about which, I really really will write something soon. Not that...

News

Live 8 Press Conference

The BBC are about to start streaming the Bob Geldof “Live 8” press conference. At the side of their player is the following...

Media

Top Selling UK TV Programmes

Well that’s actually a misleading headline. The BBC is carrying a report about television programme exports. Based on a survey...

Radio

Listen To Something Interesting

The BBC’s extended podcast rollout has started this week. Keep up to date on this page with what’s available. The Today...

Literature

Blatent Advertising

The more alert reader may have spotted that my last couple of book reviews have now become adorned with tasteful Amazon ads. I should...

Media

Screening Rules

As I said at the time, they made everyone with a cameraphone check it in at the recent Hitchhiker’s screening. Yet at last...

Radio

Breakfast Radio Shake-Up

It’s been an interesting couple of days in the ranch....

Films

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

So finally the second trilogy ends in a full circle and we meet ourselves back as we once were in 1978 (or 1977 if you lived in America)....

Books

Grifter’s Game

This is the first of the Hard Case Crime books that started being published in the States last year. They feature fantastic period-style...