Simpsons Ditched for Baywatch

I may be slightly biased as a big fan of The Simpsons, but I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read this story on the BBC today: The Simpsons has been dropped from morning TV in Venezuela after being deemed unsuitable for children – and has been replaced by Baywatch. Simpsons ditched by Venezuelan TV… read more →

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Daytime Torture

According to Wikipedia, the United Nations Convention Against Torture defines torture as: any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person So why is there no mention of daytime television in this article? I’m serious. I’ve been at home today because I feel like I’m dying,… read more →

I’m Not a Drinker, But…

There’s nothing like three quarters of a bottle of white wine on a Sunday evening to relax with, whilst watching the season finale of Grey’s Anatomy. All I need now is a huge bar of chocolate or a tub of bloody gorgeous ice cream (and I have neither, darn). It’s lucky I don’t suffer from… read more →

A Recipe

1. Take one bottle of white wine 2. Pour generously into large glass 3. Add hilarious show, Mock the Week in this case. 4. Laugh wildly. Result: woken neighbours and sore ribs from laughing so bloody loud. Alcoholism is a pretty good cure for stress though, I have to say. It’s not like me to… read more →

Christmas is Coming!

I saw mince pies and Christmas cake in Tesco (supermarket) today. I don’t know whether to be giddy with excitement that Christmas isn’t far off or cynical about Christmas stock appearing on the shelves already. That said, at least I’ve not seen any snowmen Christmas decorations yet… Edit (20:46): Programs that try and sound good… read more →

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The Cricket

We won the cricket! Some silly Ashes thing that only happens because the Australians beat us and so we burned the wicket — or something. I only found that out last night. Hoorah! Anyway: why am I celebrating this? No, it’s not because I’m a sporty person. I miss when I try to kick a… read more →