Month: April 2008

Misc

One Nation Under CCTV

I absolutely love this new Banksy image on the side of a building around the back of the Rathbone Place Post Office sorting office. There...

Technology

Net Neutrality

There’s been an awful lot of fuss in the last few weeks about “net neutrality” in the UK. The supposed reason for this is...

TV

Pushing Daisies – Episode 2

This is just too brilliant. Just when you think that ITV has done something interesting and innovative – showing US series Pushing...

TV

Bear Grylls

Sadly, Harry Hill’s TV Burp finished its run last weekend, so he’s not going to get to comment on the new series of Born...

Uncategorized

Adidas Owns Your Stripes

This is incredible. It’s staggering. Adidas has somehow won a ruling at the European Court of Justice that says it owns stripes....

TV

!@$%ing Bugs

I came late to it, but I really enjoyed the first series of Gavin and Stacey. So when the second series started on BBC Three a few weeks...

Politics, Sport

The Free Tibet Protest (AKA The Olympic Torch Relay)

So I thought that I’d head down to see the Olympic Torch Relay – the multi-country tour of the Olympic torch as it wends it way...

Media, Technology, TV

HD on Freeview

So today, Ofcom has announced that it’s planning a reorganisation of Freeview to allow one of the current six multiplexes to be made...

TV

Merlin

Very interesting news from the US where NBC has just announced its schedule for the next year from the autumn (fall) through to next...

Photography

Photography in Public Places

Here’s a cracking little film made for Current.TV about the rights of people to take photos or video in public places. (Link via...