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BBC Is Hung Up On David Blaine

EXHIBITIONIST David Blaine is hanging upside down over a section of New York’s Central Park.

Anyone walking below Blaine should take an umbrella lest his catheter break, and, for similar reasons, a bucket and towel.

His hanging is a lead story on the BBC’s Breakfast show, on which presenters are invited to walk the fine line between snooty and trashy. Watching is not enough unlike tuning into a dinner conversation at a provincial golf club.

Sian Williams – who for deaf viewers and anyone who might want to draw their one conclusions attempts to read the news with her eyes alone (wide for a happy story; narrow for sad; squinting for disapproval) – wonders why anyone in their right mind should want to see Blaine hanging upside down.

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Posted: 23rd, September 2008 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comments (16)