Month: December 2007

Internet

DVD Screeners of I Am Legend

Sometimes I wonder about the sanity of the film industry. The torrent sites currently have for download a high quality copy of a “DVD...

Misc

John Woodruff

I read an obituary about this man the other day, and he’s someone I’d never heard of. He was a compatriot of Jesse Owens who...

Misc

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas everyone. I’ve not exactly sent a lot of Christmas cards this year, so please treat this as your Christmas greeting....

TV

Terrible Misfortune

There was a Charlie Brooker Screenwipe end of year special this week And if you read this entry before Saturday 29 December, you can see it...

Media

Dates For Your Diaries

Well… dates for my diary anyway. But I thought that I’d share them (it’s that time of year after all). A couple of...

Media

Dave

In Media Guardian’s review of the year, they’ve got a piece celebrating the success of “Dave.” Dave, you’ll...

Radio

Danny Baker Ends Podcasts

Thanks to commenter Richard Miller for drawing my attention to the notices on Danny Baker’s All Day Breakfast Show and Baker &...

News, Politics

BBC iPlayer Now Streaming

The Beeb has updated the iPlayer to incorporate Flash streaming versions of programmes as well as the Windows XP only downloads previously...

Internet

Rewriting Yourself for the iPhone

Another website “optimises” itself for the iPhone. I do hope that every other gadget on the market gets a version of Picasa...

Music

Reselling Concert Tickets

I find this astonishing. Essentially what artists want is a cut of any resale money made from selling on concert tickets. The idea is that...