Month: November 2005

Music

Why I Hate Music Download Sites #31

Some of these places just drive me mad. Earlier this year I got loads of free credit from Mycokemusic, the music download site. As a rule,...

News

Pub Opening Hours

Isn’t Associated Newspapers taking an interesting line over the new pub opening hours that have just started? Today’s Mail has...

TV

ITV4 Breaks

And while we’re on the subject of breaks, are the ones on ITV4 actually being planned by a human being? I really to appreciate the...

TV

Lost Scheduling

A couple of months ago, I noted that Channel 4 are running Lost in a timeslot that lasts 65 minutes. What I didn’t know was how many...

TV

New Version Of “The Prisoner”

I really don’t know what to make of this. Granada are said, by today’s Broadcast website (no direct free link I’m afraid,...

Music

Alanis Morrisette

Madonna wasn’t the only artist playing a “secret” gig last night. Alanis Morrisette was playing the intimate confines of...

Literature

Golden Dagger Ban

Just after Icelandic author Arnaldur Indridason won the Golden Dagger from the British Crimewriters’ Association, they ban foreign...

Politics

Airline Style Security Checks At Stations

The Heathrow Express is both a good and a bad thing. Bad, simply because it’s expensive. Good, because it gets you very rapidly from...

Misc

Messy Shops

I know that there has been an economic downturn, and high street chains are finding it hard to maintain profits and growth, but is that...

TV

Great Big Bid

So exactly who’s idea was it to essentially put on national television, the kind of charity auction that normally happens at...