Tim Minchin said he was dissapointed when he found out a song he wrote for the Jonathan Ross show had been cut by ITV. “It’s not a particularly original idea, I admit, but it’s quite cute. It’s certainly not very contentious, but even so, compliance people and producers and lawyers all checked my lyrics long before the cameras rolled,” he said. Mr Minchin said he liked Jonathan Ross as an [...]
We all know people who don’t see the point in “all that social media nonsense”, there is an great wine writer in my office who dismisses social media at every turn. Convincing that person to give it a try would be a pretty fruitless task – so you don’t try.
I have a post coming very soon with the title ‘the rise and rise of online video’ that looks at sites like ChannelFlip and Rev3 and how they’re fast becoming the ‘Digital TV’ of the 21st Century. Image via Wikipedia To understand what I mean by that you need to take a step back in time to around the early to mid-nineties when Digital TV (in the form of Sky) [...]
OK so I just witnessed something a bit weird – the opening up and first postings of what will soon become one of the highest profile Twitter accounts. It’s great that @Wossy (Jonathan Ross) and @stephenfry (Stephen Fry) and even @bobbyllew (Robert Llewellyn) are on Twitter but now that @rustyrockets (Russell Brand) has joined the BritTwit fellowship – things are going to go mental. Image via Wikipedia I watched Jonathan [...]
OK so I’ve avoided the Sachs-venetian blind bollocks on the grounds that I don’t really care and think the whole thing has been blown completely out of all proportion. So two comedians, known for sailing close to the wind were left in a studio together to record a show they KNEW wasn’t going out live. They got themselves a little bit (ok a hell of a lot) over excited and [...]