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BBC admits to ‘election rigging’

Finally! The BBC has admitted what so many suspected: they’ve been ‘rigging” the election:

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Posted: 3rd, June 2017 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Epic moments in daytime telly: the Rip Off Britain orange juice ‘crime’ reconstruction

orange juice rip off britain

 

Christina Martin‏ – sometime of this parish – spots this man on TV’s Rip Off Britain doing a dramatic reconstruction of the moment he realised his orange juice packaging was smaller. It’s the kid of look we used to … READ ON

Posted: 29th, May 2017 | In: The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Twin Peaks: the recipe for cherry pie

twin peaks cherry pie recipe

 

The Recipe

8 inch Crust: 1-1/2 c. flour, 1/2 c. Crisco, 1/4 c. ice water

Mix flour and Crisco with fork. Add ice water. Mix with your hands. When blended, roll into ball and refrigerate overnight. To roll out: … READ ON

Posted: 27th, May 2017 | In: The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Twin Peaks Archive: 10 hours of rare and unreleased tracks from the TV series and FWWM

The Twin Peaks Archive. 10 hours of rare and unreleased tracks from the TV series and FWWM.

 

twin peaks archive

 

By Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch. you can buy it here. And here.

David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti – … READ ON

Posted: 27th, May 2017 | In: Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Hopkins: sacked LBC DJ is Twitter’s Candyman

LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” writes @Lbc over on Twitter.  Thank fuck for that!  Source: Twitter/@LBC

 

LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” writes @Lbc over on Twitter.

Rejoice!

No. The sensible move was to ignore her. It’s the ratings game. If you don’t like her, don’t mention … READ ON

Posted: 26th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


News Boob: BBC News reporter brushes off a lurker by pushing her breast

bbc ben brown boob

 
Live News is hard. So spare a thought for BBC reporter Ben Brown confronted with an unwelcome guest. He sees her off in unconventional fashion:

 

 

Spotter: RedditREAD ON

Posted: 16th, May 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio: how to commit murder and get away with it

ted hastings line of duty

 

Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio has been talking about the hit TV show. The last series was blistering entertainment. There is nothing worse than a bent copper, which means there’s something for everyone – those who love watching … READ ON

Posted: 12th, May 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dance Moms prison auditions underway as Abby Lee Miller goes down

Abby Lee Miller, the yelling, industrial sander-voiced leader of TV’s Dance Moms, has been sentenced to 366 days in prison. She is guilty of fraud, having concealed around $755,000 of assets earned in 2012 and 2013, after she filed for … READ ON

Posted: 10th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC pundit: ‘Everyone who votes Tory is a racist’ and Labour is mystified by Brexit

On BBC TV’s Newsnight, former Newsnight Economic’s Editor Paul Mason – he now works at Channel 4 –  has news for all Tory voters. It’s all about race.

 

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Posted: 6th, May 2017 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United balls: talkSport experts pathetic bicker over Marcus Rashford’s goal

Just when you thought British football coverage had reached its nadir, TalkSPORT go and plumb brave new depths of tawdry drivel. Discussing Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Celta Vigo on Alan Brazil’s ‘Sports Breakfast’ radio show on Friday morning, studio … READ ON

Posted: 5th, May 2017 | In: manchester united, Sports, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Leonard Nimoy Speaks Out on LSD, Religion and Dirty Movies

“Leonard Nimoy Speaks Out on LSD, Religion and Dirty Movies” in a 1968 TV magazine article. It is an “unblushing honest confession” made by the Star Trek actor.

Nimoy was open about the value in LSD. In a June 1968 … READ ON

Posted: 4th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: most of the British Press ignores the 10th anniversary

Ten year ago today Madeleine McCann was reported missing. Today the media marks the unhappy truth that a decade of reporting, fund-raising, investigating and watching has added not a single new fact to the original report: child vanishes. This is … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GE17: Diane Abbott creates 250,000 more police officers on up to £8,000 a year each – maybe

When Diane Abbott went on Nick Ferrari’s LBC radio show to talk about Labour’s plans for Government, she told listeners what 10,000 extra police officers would cost. They would cost about £80m. Or £300,000. Or it might be more. Or … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, May 2017 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mafia used SMS text-message ticker at the bottom of a sports broadcast to get reach mob bosses

To Italy, where TV show Quelli che il Calcio (That which is Football) is announcing the latest breaking news on its below the faces ticker. It slo show SMS messages sent in by fans. The potential for upset is … READ ON

Posted: 28th, April 2017 | In: Sports, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


ITV live news reporter has malfunction on camera

Have a heart for the live TV reporter padding out the known facts in the London drizzle. ITV goes live to its man in Westminster. Come in, Rohit Kachroo, who has Type 1 Diabetes (it was related to that):

 … READ ON

Posted: 28th, April 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Specials: Nursing Home Pensioners Rip It Up To Too Much Too Young (Video)

The Specials’ Too Much Too Young for the Nursing Home! As John Lydon says: “The Best Ska Punk Bands Ever.”

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Posted: 25th, April 2017 | In: Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Emily Thornberry: ‘There are people who poo who create a lot of jobs’

Emily Thornberry, Labour MP and shadow Foreign Secretary in Jeremy Corbyn’s Cabinet of anyone who lives within walking distance of his Islington home, is on Radio 4. She says: “There are people who poo who create a lot of jobs.”… READ ON

Posted: 22nd, April 2017 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Caption writers protect the Easter Bunny from would-be Trump assassins and Elma Fudd

The President of the United States is on the LEFT.

 

trump bunny left caption

 

“Excellent use of parentheses. Bravo caption writers.” tweets @Zoeparamour.

“Sometimes Breaking News comes at exactly the perfect moment” adds @Melissajpeltier.

 

donald trump rabbit

 

Spotter: Twitter/@MelissaJPeltier & Twitter/@ZoeParamourREAD ON

Posted: 22nd, April 2017 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Digging deep for Scarlett Moffatt’s topless photos

They are, says the Daily Star, the topless pictures Scarlett Moffatt does not want you to see. They are the “sizzling pictures” topless Scarlett Moffat hoped had been “lost for ever”.

 

SCarlett Moffatt

 

We are invited to see Scarlett … READ ON

Posted: 17th, April 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Badass Danish girl gives ’em what for in 1969 TV news report

We join the action in 1969. A young Danish woman is being questioned by a TV reporter. He wants to know whey she’s traveling alone. She produces some papers to say it’s ok, her parents and the officials have approved … READ ON

Posted: 11th, March 2017 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Big Brother: bonking bonkers in TV’s Bedlam

william-hogarth-does-big-brother

 

You know Celebrity Big Brother is dead when something better and harder-edged comes along to replace it. The Star trails the new show on its cover: “VIOLENT BBC STAR PULLED OUT Of HOUSE – Locked in ‘padded cell’ by … READ ON

Posted: 19th, January 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Argie-Bargy In Hun-derland! Sun and Star slam EastEnders over Eyetie Slur

When Danny Dyer’s character Mick Carter told EastEnders viewers the Queen Vic’s Italian supper was “Eyetie night” he triggered a “race row”. So bad is that the Daily Star, the paper that once cheered for the EDL, is aghast.

“Danny … READ ON

Posted: 13th, January 2017 | In: Key Posts, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Brother: Katie Price stars in race row homophobic repeat

The Daily Star presses f9 on the keyboard and gargles up news on Katie Price, the former glamour model “BACK IN CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER”. For those of you not watching the current series of CBB – yes, it’s still on … READ ON

Posted: 5th, January 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0