Month: October 2008

TV

When Will We Take TV Criticism Seriously?

While many papers like the Daily Mail are getting rid of their TV critics, despite the fact that vast parts of their paper revolves around...

Politics

CNN Graphs

In his Guardian column today, Charlie Brooker says that he watched the third presidential debate live on CNN because they had a fancy graph...

Films

Recent Films

I must admit that I’ve been pretty poor at writing about films of late, and you might think it was because I hadn’t seen any....

TV

Peter Kay’s X-Factor Pastiche

I must admit that this is a revised version of some comments I already posted on a Guardian blog Peter Kay is someone I’ve observed...

Radio

Channel 4 Radio

So finally, on Friday, came the news that Channel 4 was pulling the plug on its radio operation. Let’s revisit a little history....

Misc, Photography

Statuephilia at The British Museum

Third time lucky – today I finally made it into the Hadrian exhibition. When I’d previously popped in to try to see it,...

Photography

Photos Of Kids

Now here’s a subject that could leave me in all sorts of trouble, because some may have some very strong feelings about it, but...

Radio Times, TV

Radio Times 11 October 2008

These seem to be popular, so I might attempt one a week or so as the mood takes me. Best viewed large (or even original). Think of them as...

Radio Times, TV

TV Tonight

Here’s me defacing a copy of this week’s Radio Times showing today’s TV. It’s part of a very irregular series. Best...

Media, TV

TV Programme Making By Rote

Word magazine’s website has a great list of things that people find annoying – or the dumbest things in entertainment....