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BBC4 10:30, y'all
when's harry hill on?
last year's was very good.
I'm sure it'll be repeated about 5 times between now and new year but I'm missing out tonight.
Good ol' get_iplayer.
last years was right good.
who would watch that shit!?
What I hadn't realised is this was the only Screenwipe of the year, because he started the year on Newswipe, then did You Have Been Watching from June, and since then only Gameswipe. I'd like to have seen him do a full five minutes on Flash Forward as he normally would.
But anyway, too much Barry Shitpeas (and by the way, four extra writers? For what?), but the home run bankers of Geldof/Cotton and Glitter brought it home.
if it's on again, which according to Digiguide is only tonight at 3.35am, and you like a good raconteur there was a fine documentary on about the varied life of Sir Clement Freud.
the Gary Glitter/Cotton and Geldof/I'm A Celebrity/The X Factor stuff had me laughing my head off.
And Noel's HQ is terrifying.
Noels Edmonds is just incredible.
it also shocked me more that the derren brown thing was in october. that scared me shit less
(on twitter)Fearnecotton : The reason grown men feel the need to slag me off is beyond me. The demergraphic of my shows is usually half their age for a start.
"one's pretty and thick, while the other is pretentious and thick"
also 'demergraphic' is a great attempt at doing spelling.
missing the point a bit.
but Fearne failed at the most basic level of interviewing. You can be a bit dumb, but charming at the same time, but Fearne Cotton is just a twat.
it's like hating a puppy because it hasn't read proust
given, fearne comes across as barely sentient....but i dunno...she does what she does...as long as she doesn't have any delusions of grandeur and just bumbles along getting whatever sloppy tv commission or advertising revenue she can, there's more insidious demonstrations of telly evil that one could get excited about. she just seems a bit dense, and there's nothing particularly revelatory about that that warrents putting her in the same context of x-factor and noel's HQ, or live from studio five which purports to be something other than base idiocy.
and she's pretty fit...so........
Because she seems completely void of any character. Nothing she says comes across as sincere. She never seems to have any knowledge on any subject.
It's like she's rolled out of someones bed, slapped on some make up, read a press release and then presented a prime time show.
She was a good kids tv show presenter, but is now a regular on Radio 1, TOTP - and every other mobile phone sponsored music tv show. As if tv execs thought the format wasn't soulless enough.
I prefer idiots with a character.
and i think, you've said it yourself...the formats she works in don't exactly demand peter ustinov so who cares if she just turns up, reads the lines and pisses off. she hasn't ruined any of my faveourite programmes, it's all crap stuff she's on.
i think she comes across as a nice idiot that doesn't pretend to be anything she isn't and has found a niche in crap prgrammes that aren't known for their intellectual stimulation.
i hate pugnacious idiots, pretentious idiots, and idiots with illusions of grandeur.
i'd rather fearne cotton stringing out fluffy clouds of nothing than 'wrighty' and his 'opinions' on his 'news programme'.
she doesn't seem fluffy and nice, just very fuckable. she's donning the rock-chick look quite a bit these days.
i disagree, i think the presenter is hugely important on even the crappest programme. it inspires me to watch and remember the show.
i refuse to believe there aren't people queuing up to get into tv who can offer more.
i'm sure there are literally thousand of good looking women ready to deliver their lines capably and execute the brief exactly by being gregarious and easy on the eye.
not sure there are more that can offer more, or that more is even wanted. you probably want someone to take the piss out of guests and see the whole charade for what it is, but that's not the point of the prgrammes.
i'd also rather floaty fearne that dawn porter wandering around with her psuedo investigative bollocks.
she's perfectly pleasant, probably a nice person, does what the programmes require of her. if you want someone with a bit more snap and vigour to facilitate intentioanlly puff interviews and banal entertainment, then, fair enough. i really could'nt give a fig who's job it is to wrap up a turd.
when she's sitting next to peaches geldoff. there's someone who deserves any vitriol that gets thrown her way....whata dick.
That really doesn't seem right....
someone informed her of it over twitter or some such, i very much doubt she watches newswipe/screenwipe/gameswipe
i thought i was gonna die laughing when the singing kid from new zealand fell over...amazing scenes...
also, i sort of felt a bit sorry for fearne...she seems pretty harmless...a bit blank, but good looking too, so i'd like to scoop her up and ruffle her hair whilst she pulls her funny faces. bless her. peaches though, what a vile little monster.
cotton at reception and took her in a lift to the fashion showroom i was working in at the time
she had extremely thick makeup on and knobbly ankles, bleurgh
i was astounded at the stupidity on display last night
p.s why did i never hear of Noels HQ all year, it looks AMAZING, when he kicked off into the camera, oh man, a was turgid as hell
it is pretty staggering
'it's good that he isn't getting paid for it, because then it's all about exposure and the demonstration of power...which is purer really'
bought a taxi just so he could use bus lanes, because he says the world is full of "time thieves". Unfortunately for him the bus lane cameras recognised that his car wasn't registered as a real taxi and he got a fine. Ha ha.
This might seem petty on my part but seriously... get a sheet of paper and write down the numbers 1 to 100 and then write in order the things that you think need fixing in the world. If bus lanes are somewhere in your top 10, you have a problem.
Because it's cheaper than the congestion charge
weird reactionary petty bigotry and extreme tabloid sensationalism in front of a mad baying mob
as in his review of the year in 2007 when he mentioned that Jeremy Kyle sex offenders special
"It's like this thing they've built in Texas or somewhere and it's going to make a black hole in space or something. I'm quite interested in quantum physics."
also, interesting fact (from wiki)
Data produced by LHC as well as LHC-related simulation will produce a total data output of 15 petabytes per year. For comparison, every word spoken worldwide in one year, converted into text, would amount to 2–3 petabytes of data.
that's a LOT of data.