Month: March 2017

Media, TV

The Nightly Show

Before ITV launched The Nightly Show into the 10:00pm weekday slot I said that we should avoid comparisons with US late evening talk shows...

Books, Films

The Lost City of Z

I first heard about Percy Fawcett back in the late eighties when a friend told me about him. We’d both read Redmond O’Hanlon’s Into...

Technology

The Perils of Alexa!

This story started earlier today when I got a notification from Amazon’s mobile app that my order of a Lost in Translation DVD had...

Sport, TV

BT/UEFA Rights Deal

Last week, BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson was reported as saying that “rampant inflation in sports rights” had to end....

Misc

Phones in Cars

From today, increased penalties are applicable in the UK for people who use their phones in the car. Infringers will get 6 points on their...