Channel 4 have… er… lost the rights to broadcast the next series of Lost. They have been outbid by Sky One. It’s been a while since I’ve watched a US import drama on Sky One. The last one was probably when I got bored of Nip/Tuck halfway though the third series. Oh, no. Actually we… Continue reading Lost on Sky One
Channel Four have launched a new comedy show called The IT Crowd. It is about the IT support group in a large company and is therefore of interest to geeks everywhere. The most interesting thing about it is that the episodes are available for download from the web site before they are broadcast. Unfortunately Channel… Continue reading The IT Crowd
I’ve just watched the first part of Richard Dawkin’s The Root of all Evil? which I videoed earlier in the week. And it was great. Dawkins is, of course, a well-known atheist. But when given an hour of prime-time television by Channel Four he really didn’t pull any punches. He starts by describing the “process… Continue reading The Root of All Evil?
Long time readers might remember how I was going to read fifty books in 2005 and review each one as I finished it. I was going pretty well until the middle of March when I got rather ill and lost all interest in reading. After a few weeks I started reading again, but I never… Continue reading Cultural Consumption
I was in Brighton over the weekend (for reasons I’ll write more about later) and whilst I was there I took the opportunity to visit the new Doctor Who exhibition. It was a bit over-priced for what it was (£6 each!) but it was nice to see a number of the props from the new… Continue reading Who’s On Brighton Pier
Until recently I often used a website called TV Tome. This was the best place to go for information about TV programmes. It contained episode guides, cast lists and various other bits of trivia about all of your favourite programmes. Nice simple interface. A few ads, but nothing too intrusive. It’s not there now tho’.… Continue reading More is Less