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his content may not be hard hitting or particularly deep but he is an amusing man and i, for one, will miss him.
there you go, now you've all got your daily fix of stuff you need to rip into me
i know that.
when i get home tonight though i might be able to give you access rights to the club so you can make games and things as well
but as soon as he got the breakfast show, he stopped trying.
can you imagine getting up at that time every day for however many years it has been?
I get up at 4.15 every day. It ain't hard.
if i had to get up at that time every day and then be entertaining as well?, no chance
But you hit a pattern and get used to it.
i find it an effort to keep my eyes open until about 11am
3-and-a-half hours every weekday because most people will dip in and out. Very few listen to a whole show from 6.30 through to 10am. Agree that it isn't exactly brain surgery he's doing, but it isn't like he just turns up at 6.29am, turns on the mic and then goes home at 10.
He gets paid an insane amount to do this work (and its not like he's doing a 12 hour shift). An hour's research for the next show, or leave to it to the lackies to pick up, after the show and half hour prep before. Not hard.
i could probably manage to open my eyes for that
way disproportionate to the actual demands of the job.
it's probably about right
some people have to do shift work for rubbish pay, in jobs they hate.
to mornings so don't be such a silly boy
maybe you feel you cant criticise cos you havnt worked at non conventional hours, but I have worked shifts for 4 years so I can, especially on behalf of the people who are stuck in shift work for longer than me.
just theorising about why someone might put less effort in on mornings rather than afternoons. and yes, i've worked shifts. it doesn't make anyone special.
context was ignored so that a DiSser could have a little shout
people who work shifts that change still have to work as well, they are not expected to be rubbish cos they are on 00:00 - 08:00.
Anyway I dislike Chris Moyles so I am going to see everything about him from a negative point of view.
you cant do that
i said i could understand how the amount of effort that somebody puts in might drop if the hours they work change and then you proved me wrong
you are very wily :)
i just expressed an understanding of something and don't want to take it further
and a :)
LEAVE HIM ALONE
always found him witless when I did. Like someone doing a poor impersonation of funny. Most the people I've met who liked him were easy-to-please types, and a few more discerning friends like him but not very many.
to realise that they are not that bad, to realise that there is someone considerably worse than them that gets shed loads of money, to give everyone hope that anyone can make it, to then dash your hope when you realise that you could not lower yourself to the required level to 'make it' in such a valueless society that would make taxpayers pay so much for such shit
when he is in an ivory tower
should I pretend to find it funny in order to appear more open-minded?
you're better than that.
that's all. i'm not saying everyone has to like him
but I mainly dont like him because he is mean and sneery to people.
E.g. he disses Nicola Roberts quite heavily. If he were to dis all of girls aloud for the phenomena that they are rather than being a properband then that would be understandable.
But no he indicates that he thinks she is minging and he doesnt fancy her.
Thus I am inclined to go on the attack with chris moyles because I feel that if he were to be judged by his own methods and criteria then he would come off far worse, therefore part of my attitude towards him is judgemental of him (superficially) as a person, because that seems to be the way that he evaluates others.
I think his example is dangerous and harmful as people do pick up on what they hear, and however slight he must degrade the peoples values to an extent.
He sits in a studio with a compliant gang, he picks on people.
That is ultimately why I feel right in slagging him(even If I am being a bit snobby)
Because he broadcasts picking on people to a nation and a simpering studio full of lackies laugh along (with varying degrees on convincingness)
Anyway you talk about snobby? What about him? and his snobbyness? towards many things
sorry. you win again.
so read it, you clit
nail-head interface from where i stand.
on the basis of the fact that they're easy to please, just made an observation.
An observation which now I think about it is snobbish by its dictionary definition so fair comment.
Although this is snobbishness that everyone is guilty of. Once you know someone you get a fairly good idea whether they share similar tastes. If I ignored Moyles or dismissed him on the basis that those people like him- now that would be really snobbish. Not that that I don't do that all the time too! Its allowed me to know I wouldn't like The Courteeners without hearing a note.
I'm sure you do the same - there are people whose tastes you respect more than others.
It is okay to be a louty, loud mouth, prick.
but should avoid having opinions on anything more consequential than things that go vrooom.
when all of his 'contraversial' opinions are obviously done with tongue firmly in cheek and shit eating grin on his face
Admittedly the people he's trolling are pretty easy to wind up but it doesn't make it any less entertaining.
I think we've all caught on to his schtik by now haven't we? I still remember fondly of when he had George Monbiot on his short-lived chat show.
Regardless of what you think of Monbiot (personally In like him), Clarkson has very little knowledge beyond a soundbite on any subject outside of cars. Monbiot destroyed him, to the extent that the next guest immediately made reference to the pasting Clarkson got.
That said I'd much rather have a drink with Clarkson.
a bit like our own CG used to do, but obviously with a proffesional skill, so that it is difficult to catch him out.
But yeah he still uses the whole 'its a joke' thing to slip in serious stuff that is offensive, he just coats it all very cleverly.
The fact that many of his targets are all traditional targets of the selfish right wing, would be ok if he were just normal, but then we realise that in real life he really IS very right wing and selfish.
I think that he is playing a fairly winning game with the people that get annoyed with him, but dont worry he can be prised apart
and the (b) trip to vietnam
In (a) they did demonstrate the scaryness of some of the attitudes and did show a bit of new orleans plight after the hurricane
In (b) they did show the vietnamese to be a great bunch o lads who were not fundementalist or rabid (i.e. clarkson didnt get attacked for having a US flag, whereas they showed they would get attacked in alabama for displaying something provocative)
So fair plays to them there.
but when you command such an enormous audiance, then others do need to criticise them, otherwise all that the majority hear is praise/applause/laughter they need a counterbalance
total inferiority complex. when this side gets time - and it does, often - he's a bit of a cunt.
all the time because of his weight and because he isn't funny and for a million other reasons.
I think you can stop the Moyles-as-victim angle right now.
I suppose he's raised more money for charity than I have- I'll give him that. That said at least I know the phone number for my HR department when I have an issue with pay.
he just gets slagged off loads. like FUCKING LOADS, and it's not that nice. people keep saying that he bullies people a lot. i'm not sure, maybe i'm not listening carefully enough. i usually only hear him for about 40 minutes per day, maybe i miss it. i don't know. i've heard him slag people off for turning up late for interviews. that's all that i can recall.
I've heard the nasty edge he has sometimes but I also think Jerry Sadowitz is one of the funniest people in the world so that alone wouldn't put me off him.
thing and i have no problem with other people's tastes. some people are a little bit snide sometimes. is it always bullying? dunno.
I think he's a giant douchebag. Maybe that's because news of him being a douchebag travels better, but this is 2012 and we're allowed to have opinions on celebraties without knowing them and my opinion is that he's a douchebag,
I am basing this on his misplaced arrogance and that pathetic outburst about his pay on air. If you wish to make a good case for him not being a douchebag, then i'm prepared to listen.
like i said, it's more the snobby stuff that i struggle with. if you think the guy is a dick then that's cool
because he is deliberately as offensive and rude about EVERYONE as he can be.
SO we understand the format clearly.
Chris Moyles is selective, therefore suggesting that his slagging off of some is real and therefore picking on people.
PS he also does not pick the biggest and strongest as targets.
I feel similarly about Gordon Ramsey, screaming obscenities and insults at women or not intimidating men.
But as soon as hes with convicts or soldiers or bigger blokes then its all 'All right there Big Man' and when he does dis them, he turns it down several notches.
Hes a c***
but it's a negative cycle. he should have realised they don't matter, that he's hugely successful and beloved by more than he's disliked.
Moyles is a twat.
all i said is loads of people slag him off because of his weight. that's true
bad BANTS bumholio
awful. he's lost without his radio team. me and my sister, big fans back then, watched every episode. how he has had more tv time, I just don't know.
although he did well on celebrity X-Factor.
Ricky asks if that's still gonig and Steve Merchant just goes 'nah....turns out he was too fat and talentless'
Chris Moyles is the voice of these people. And there's a lot of 'em.
because the value systems that they go on about are no their own but group mind, and they measure people according to this peer groups standard of measurement, and they relegate their own feelings. and thus humans are nastier to each other than they need to be. THIS SHOULD NOT BE ENCOURAGED