At work we have recently started engaging with social media more actively, but one thing this new task has brought up is the issue of grammar. Social media has a grammar all of its own but the challenge was around how much you hold the hand of the average fifty something listener.
On the run up to a new series of Top Gear the more hardcore fans loitering on the Final Gear forums start to get a little bit strange, suffering from withdrawal and desperation. OK we’re not THAT bad, we do know it’s only a TV show but there are also only so many times you can watch the same shows over and over and over again.
After an article in the Daily Mail this morning (since removed) randomly suggesting a Top Gear movie involving the lads going around the world in 80 cars. It looks like this was taken from a suggestion originally posted in an ‘ideas for Top Gear’ thread on Digital Spy a while ago – but the idea is interesting. I’m not saying a Top Gear movie would be the best of ideas [...]
Previously on my Top Gear obsessed blog – I wrote suggestions for Top Gear 100 – that was last series and it came and then went away. Not that the Top Gear team noticed – Andy Wilman, show executive Producer, asked the crew to work out the number of episodes and tell him when it gets to 100. He said: “Count up how many shows we’ve done since we came [...]
Every Saturday I have to come up with ‘something new’ to do with my son. He’s five, a little on the hyperactive side and gets bored easily. My wife takes our daughter (8) and baby (15 months) into town to go shopping and visit the library – but Jaden needs a bit more attention than that. Normally we’ll watch a little TV, go on the computer, read, play games, make [...]
Top Gear series 13 returns to BBC Two on Sunday 21 June 2009. Find out more… A post by Sonyxxx16 on the FinalGear forums – showing a photo of the latest Top Gear magazine seems to confirm a June return for everyones favourite entertainment show featuring forms of transportation. Or – Top Gear. The first place to find out about new Top Gear always seems to be at the end [...]
Ok so lets kick this blog post off with a list of headlines and their associated links. Then I probably won’t need to write anything else as you will have worked out what I’m talking about already. The Sun: Stig Identity is revealed The Sun: Clarkson names Top Gear’s Stig The Sun: Fans blitz net in search of Stig ID The Sun: Top Gear’s FOUR Stigs The Mirror: The secret [...]
Also known as The big and shiny pre Top Gear series 12 post. Can I just say, before I go ANY further ‘TOP GEAR IS NEARLY BACK’ WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOO OK I appreciate your patience in letting me get that out of my system. Now lets get on with the post and talk about Top Gear instead of screaming in anticipation. Series 12 (Sunday 2 November 2008) I do have a [...]