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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 15:22
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
She`s barely been seen since (having been a...

She`s barely been seen since (having been a stalwart of review/panel programmes) so it`s effectively an industry-wide ban on media work it would seem. Her transgression was racial as well - A pattern...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 14:39
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
Jimmy Carr`s had plenty of condemnation from all...

Jimmy Carr`s had plenty of condemnation from all quarters for some of his material. You surely aren`t trying to pretend otherwise?

Google "Jimmy Carr outrage" for many examples.
Forum: TV Shows: US Yesterday, 13:48
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Straker
Should look like...

Should look like this:

http://dvdbash.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/breaking-bad-complete-series-dvd-box-set-uk-pal-b00e3r33h8/
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 13:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By Straker
No thankyou. Further evidence of the creative...

No thankyou.

Further evidence of the creative bankruptcy at C4.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 13:19
Replies: 2,525
Views: 190,280
Posted By Straker
Good ones earn more than the PM. £150k-£200k IIRC...

Good ones earn more than the PM. £150k-£200k IIRC so she`s not exactly roughing it.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 13:17
Replies: 81
Views: 5,089
Posted By Straker
I lasted about 20 minutes of this pity-party....

I lasted about 20 minutes of this pity-party. That woman can whine.
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 13:14
Replies: 1,791
Views: 119,472
Posted By Straker
Except it isn`t. Avoidance tactic duly noted....

Except it isn`t.

Avoidance tactic duly noted. I`ll repeat the three questions as you`ve failed to answer:
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 13:10
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
How can you partake in this thread while being...

How can you partake in this thread while being oblivious to what context means?
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 13:01
Replies: 1,791
Views: 119,472
Posted By Straker
So, just to clarify - Anyone who doesn`t share...

So, just to clarify - Anyone who doesn`t share your sense of humour has "something wrong with them"?

Nah, you just think it`s a humorous thing to say. How wrong you are.
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 12:51
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
Your attempts to denigrate him and his...

Your attempts to denigrate him and his achievements are becoming a little sinister.



Really? First page of google matches:

Mark Gatiss - Wikipedia, the free...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 12:31
Replies: 1,791
Views: 119,472
Posted By Straker
Charming. You`re a tolerant fellow aren`t...

Charming. You`re a tolerant fellow aren`t you?



It bothers you that other people are listening? How does it affect you in any way?
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 11:56
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
I imagine Phil would be in favour - Same...

I imagine Phil would be in favour - Same mindset.



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/prince-philip/8544598/Duke-of-Edinburgh-defends-slitty-eyed-gaffe.html
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 11:39
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
I haven`t suggested any such thing but when a...

I haven`t suggested any such thing but when a situation arises such as the TG/Clarkson one, the natural thing to do would be to take two seconds and find out what all the fuss is about by doing a...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 11:32
Replies: 74
Views: 5,359
Posted By Straker
Up to you, clearly. Did anyone watch it at the...

Up to you, clearly.

Did anyone watch it at the time? I recall it being mercilessly slated in the press at the time.
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 11:29
Replies: 1,791
Views: 119,472
Posted By Straker
There was **** all on back then and bugger all...

There was **** all on back then and bugger all channels so it`s hardly surprising the captive audience was bigger is it? And you`re comparing breakfast telly with evening telly - Not even close to a...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 11:13
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
No, I was saying that the average joe`s ignorance...

No, I was saying that the average joe`s ignorance of it`s racist meaning was no defence for it being used on telly and knowingly as Clarkson did. It`s very simple really.



Clarkson`s mental...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 11:12
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
Well, as you were totally ignorant of the word...

Well, as you were totally ignorant of the word prior to TG then there would`ve been no danger of you using it in it`s racist context would there? You were hardly likely to use it racially when...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 11:03
Replies: 1,791
Views: 119,472
Posted By Straker
Yep, would happily have listened to that...

Yep, would happily have listened to that jazz-chat for the whole three hours!



The comparison needed to be refuted. Everett was nothing without his sound-effects and costumes.



It won awards....
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 10:46
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
The justification there would be that that`s in...

The justification there would be that that`s in the context of news rather than entertainment which the TG ep is hence the edit.
Forum: Movies Yesterday, 10:32
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Straker
They`ll get there eventually if superhero movies...

They`ll get there eventually if superhero movies keep making shedloads of cash for the studios.
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 10:29
Replies: 755
Views: 30,611
Posted By Straker
On the contrary, when you`re alerted to the fact...

On the contrary, when you`re alerted to the fact (as with this TG incident) that a word has several meanings I`d say the first thing most people would do would be to look up the pertinent meaning of...
Forum: TV Shows: US Yesterday, 10:17
Replies: 981
Views: 89,690
Posted By Straker
Over 300 news matches now for Prinze`s "attack"...

Over 300 news matches now for Prinze`s "attack" on KS.

I saw a doco on Kiefer touring with a band he was managing(?) years back and he didn`t appear to be the most professional person I`ve ever...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 10:01
Replies: 1,791
Views: 119,472
Posted By Straker
I did. Have the decency to quote if you`re going...

I did. Have the decency to quote if you`re going to then go on to insult me.

Vaughan`s awards:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0891059/awards

Everett`s...
Forum: Movies Yesterday, 09:46
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Straker
AWESOME! Make this now! Maybe a tad too much...

AWESOME! Make this now!

Maybe a tad too much humour if it was sustained throughout a feature but.......Wow.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:30
Replies: 397
Views: 12,367
Posted By Straker
Anyone who wants to conjure up a soundtrack to...

Anyone who wants to conjure up a soundtrack to their 70s childhoods could do worse than get Boards of Canada`s "Music has the right to Children" album (or most of their output for that matter)....
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