A glittering prize for the person who, on being asked to select his channel’s best 10 programmes for veteran news broadcaster John Humphrys, “sent him tapes of programmes such as Banzai, Breasts Uncupped and Nip/Tuck.” There is, however, a glaring inconsistency in his criticism of reality telly and defence of news journalism: on the one he’s telling us that The Great British Public is incapable of resisting the moral cesspit run by the purveyors of peaktime tits ‘n’ bums, while on the other hand he would have us consider that said GBP is too discerning to be “led by the nose by a cynical media into believing something they don’t want to believe.” Sounds like the classic paternalist mantra: “we” can watch whatever we want, while “they” need to be protected against themselves.
- Musical objects found in the Damrak and Rokin Amstel-bed excavations
A treasure trove from the tunnel bores for Amsterdam’s controversial North-South metro line.
- Elegía definitiva a Grexorbitante / Definitive elegy to Grexorbitant
Lenny Kravitz, “It ain’t over till it’s over,” specially adapted for my good friend Mariano Rajoy.
- Hemp horses
Apparently the four corners of a square reel used in this Huesca village in hemp yarn production represent four horses bound
- Merchants and tenants at Billingsgate Market include…
City Music Services. Let me explain. And introduce my top 10 performing fish.
- How the mas got its hump
This is on this route, which is currently all shades of green and crawling with lots of very cheerful snails. Mas