FLASHBACK to the breakfasts of yestedday with Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks and “FREE DR Who Badges!” John Pertwee played the BBC time traveller between 1970 and 1974. He drove a jalopy called Bessie.
UNIT was the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce. The Brigadier was its stalwart. Jo Grant was a junior civilian operative for UNIT. The Master was the enemy, naturally.
ON Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Tony Hawks sings The Smiths’ Girlfriend in a Coma to the tune of Tiptoe through the Tulips:
Note: Tiptoe Through The Tulips lends itself to laughs. Scroll to the bottom to hear Tiny Tim flower walking with care.
ERIC Dunn is ‘running though white people neighborhoods’ with his shirt off…
RYAN Lee Chiropractic Center is open for business. It might be an idea when advertising health remedies that not everyone agrees with to shy away from a “not-so-serious” commercial that features the chiropractor stood behind and on top of young, photogenic women:
DISCO the budgie:
Disco seems to be repeating things he’s overheard. He’s make a terrific spy but an astonishingly poor confidant.
HICCUPS are a pain at the best of times, but spare a thought for the poor sod who works as a weather presenter who got them while live on air.
Weatherman David Paul, who works for Houston’s KHOU-TV, endured nearly three minutes of throaty torment as he gamely ploughed through his report.
“I have the hiccups of course, this is what happens right when we have heavy weather. But bear with me,” he joked.
ON last week’s instalment of ITV’s Peter Andre: My Life Peter attends the Asian Business Awards. He meets Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. What happend next:
Pete met Asian business bigshots:
PAULA White never got to finish her last BBC Radio Stoke show. She kicked off at 1pm on Friday afternoon but 30 minutes later she was hooked off.
A listener texted her to ask: “Paula you sound drunk.”
White replied: “I’m not drunk, I’ve had a couple of drinks I’m not drunk.”
BOUNCERS get refused. This is enjoyable:
THE three things that stand out in this video of classroom rebel Jeff Bliss, 18, at Duncanville High School, Texas:
1. The student is right
2. The other students don;t say a thing or back him up to put him down
3. The patient teacher listens and debates with him
Teaching by handing students test papers to fill in has become the norm in too many schools. It’s lazy. It teaches only compliance.
MARIJUANA Man run out of weed. Just say “no, thank you.”
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WE go live! to a car park in Phoenix , Arizona. Asleigh Banfield is live! for CNN’s CNN Newsroom. Also there live! is Nancy Grace, of CNN Headline News.
They are both in the same parking lot. They are talking to each other over a satellite link. They are around 30 feet apart.
If you look closely you can see live! TV news jumping the shark.
CHARLES Ramsey was raised right. The man who saved Amanda Berry, Michele Knight and Gina DeJesus is a star. “I’m the definition of a man, bro’”. Here he is on the telly:
EPIC adverts: David’s Pizza:
STAR Wars: the 1970s French disco dance-off between Darth Vader and C3PO:
CULLMAN Liquidation is a company you can trust.
We buy, sell and move mobile homes, and we have been doing it for 16+ years.
BAD Lip reading presents “The Walking (And Talking) Dead” — A Bad Lip Reading of The Walking Dead:
JOHN Lennon Jewelry on QVC is what he would have wanted. I particularly like the woman telling her kids “Imagine there’s no Heaven”, and them answering: “But you told us there was! LIAR!”
THE Day My Kid Went Punk was a 1987 abc Afterschool Special. It posed the question:
“What do you do when your bright, loveable, talent kid turns into a punker overnight?”
Hide your eyeliner?
On with the Punksploitation:
IS this the greatest anti-gun advert? States United to Prevent Gun Violence has message:
GUNS HAVE CHANGED.
SHOULDN’T OUR GUN LAWS?
That’s a great slogan and advert, isn’t it?
OTHER than stopping traffic what use is a zebra? Well, Wambui the Zebra has a keen sense of civic duty. He puts out cigarettes. Sure, he creates a mess when he wazzes on them. But as soon as the absorbant sloths arrive, things are soon cleaned up…
TO Mt Warren Park, on the outskirts of Brisbane, Australia, where a woman is attempting to steal petrol. She makes to escape. But the car’s driver puts their foot down before she’s in the vehicle. She get caught on the fuel line and takes off into the air. The line snaps. The petrol gushes around her.
IN this video, a man slaps the woman he’s dancing with.
HEADLINE of the week went to the NME for this comment on the reunion of TV show Sabrina, the Teenage Witch:
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’ reunion would be ‘tough’, says Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart, who played the 16-year-old Sabrina, is 37. You want magic..?