Month: August 2008

TV

The Wire Sans Commercials

I’ve just been watching an excellent episode of Dexter on the FX channel – at a slight delay via my Sky+. I let the playback...

Misc, Politics

Gustav Coverage

I don’t mean to underplay the potentially serious nature of Hurricane Gustav when it hits the US coastline, probably tomorrow. But...

Politics, TV

Convention Season

In the US it’s convention season. That is to say that the Democrats and Republicans are holding their quadrennial events. In the UK...

Sport, TV

England Match Not On Terrestrial?

Well – as things stand, England’s World Cup qualifying games against Croatia and Andora will not have so much as highlights...

Misc

White Goods Via The Internet

At work a few weeks ago, we had a nice chap come in to talk to us about the consumer behaviour at the moment, in light of the credit crunch...

Politics, Sport

Olympic Golds and Looking Forward To 2012

This morning saw three more British golds, particularly a pair in the sprints at the Velodrome with Victoria Pendleton and Chris Hoy...

Uncategorized

Old Virgin Radio TV Ads 3

Here are a batch more of Virgin Radio ads from the archives – being put up here in advance of the station’s rebrand in the UK....

Media, Radio

Old Virgin Radio TV Ads 2

Here’s an ad that I’m 99.999% certain that you haven’t seen. It’s a Russ and Jono ad for Virgin Radio that was...

Media, Radio

The Launch of DAB Digital Radio

Today there are over seven million DAB digital radios in use in the UK, although it’s future still has a few question marks hanging...

Media, Radio

Old Virgin Radio TV Ads

In the run-up to Virgin Radio rebranding as… – well, we’ll have to wait and see what precisely it becomes –...