Month: June 2006

TV

Logic in Adverts

I know it really shouldn’t annoy, but some of the internal logic of some current ads defies belief. For example there’s a PC...

Books

The Truth With Jokes

A couple of years or so ago, I read Al Franken’s Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them which took aim at the conservative right wing...

Misc

Burger King Celebrating England

I’m sure that no businesses in England at the moment would be concocting clever plans to make many out of England’s relative...

TV

Battle of the Genealogy Shows

I notice that ITV has commissioned it’s own version of the BBC2 (and now BBC1) hit genealogy programme, Who Do You Think You Are? The...

Sport

Tour De France 2006

I know we’re still in the midst of the trials and tribulations that are watching England progress through a major football...

Sport

Portugal 1 – Holland 0

I know I should be talking about England 1 Ecuador 0, but I got fed up of listening to the loons on 606 to bother with that (and I include...

Media

Street-Porter Nonsense

I know that it’s practically the job description for newspaper columnists to spout complete nonsense, but Janet Street-Porter really...

TV

ITN Report on Aaron Spelling

Is this a sign of things to come? I was watching the early evening ITV News from ITN and they’d put together a report on Aaron...

Sport

Which Match

Last night the BBC chose to show Brazil v Japan rather than the simultaneous Australia v Croatia. This was pretty disappointing because...

TV

Documentaries v World Cup Football

The one thing that’s really annoying me during the current World Cup finals on ITV and BBC1 is that other channels are still...