Month: February 2009

Music

A Tale of Three Concerts

In the last seven days I seem to have seen a lot of music, although I did pay the price just a little. Last Sunday I went to The Junction...

Media, Radio, TV

When TV (or Radio) Uses Your Workplace

This Wednesday, ITV2 launches that rarest of things, a new sitcom. Actually, that’s a bit unfair, as ITV has been commissioning a...

Radio

Radio 4’s Science Fiction Season

Radio 4 has a new Science Fiction season, and the TV trailer is wonderfully creepy: (Actually, I think it’s already been edited a...

Music

I Still Hate The Brits

Have I mentioned before that I hate the Brits? Well – yes I have. Having studiously avoided them for several years now (despite...

Radio

Juvenile Behaviour on the Radio

If you’ve never taken part in a phone-in on the radio, you might be surprised how easy it is to get through if you’ve got...

Photography

At The Top of the BT Tower

This evening I was invited to a presentation at the BT Tower, followed by a dinner at the top of the tower in their famous revolving...

Media, TV

BAFTA Technical Foul-Up

And it was all going so well. Last year the BAFTA awards had the sound messed up for the BBC1 broadcast. There were apologies all around,...

Uncategorized

Sky Player

In today’s Observer there’s a Sky ad that reads: “Want to watch Sky Sports live on your PC?” Then there’s a...

Radio

Ben Goldacre and LBC

This is interesting to watch, and perhaps shows how if you’re not careful, things will run away from you. Ben Goldacre, the writer of...

Civil Liberties, Photography

Photography Is Not A Crime

Following on from Stephen Colbert’s humourous take on public photography in the, there’s slightly more distrurbing news in the...