Author: adambowie

Audio, Radio

RAJAR Q4 2022

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the many years, and...

TV, Video

Algorithmic Promotion Shouldn’t Be Everything…

As an addendum to my last blog on the lack of physical media for the leading Oscar contender, Everything Everywhere All At Once, I thought...

Video

Everything Not Everywhere on Home Media

Yesterday, the 2023 Oscar nominations were announced, and the film with the most nominations was Everything Everywhere All at Once with 11...

Audio, Radio

Ken Bruce

For some, the news that Ken Bruce is leaving Radio 2 is akin to the ravens leaving the Tower of London. He’s been on the mid-morning...

Books

Book Pricing

I should state up front that I have no interest in reading Spare the new book from Prince Harry which has perturbed much of the UK press so...

Media, TV

Streaming Things

EBU/Warner Bros. Discovery’s Olympic Deal The IOC has just announced that a joint European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Warner Bros....

TV

TV – Good, Bad and Meh

We’re only two episodes in, but the third and final series of Happy Valley is just wonderful. The lines that writer/director Sally...

Cycling, Video

Rain, Wind and a Tyre Blowout

Saturday’s ride was always going to be a little interesting. The weather wasn’t great, with rain falling fairly constantly...

Cycling, Video

A New Year’s Day Ride to Cambridge

Starting the year as I mean to go on, I rode to Cambridge on New Year’s Day, taking a slightly circuitous route to stretch it out to...

Radio

Absolute Radio and the End of AM

Radio Today is reporting that Absolute Radio is set to come off its AM frequencies later this month. The station, which first launched as...