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Forum: Doctor Who 29-12-2010, 23:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By rhod
Isn't the video quality great for 1972? - much...

Isn't the video quality great for 1972? - much better than surviving Who footage of the same era..
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2010, 07:08
Replies: 3,040
Views: 357,694
Posted By rhod
Heheh - I would have laughed, too... the Great...

Heheh - I would have laughed, too... the Great British public, eh?

Just wanted to say thanks to all the retail workers who do their best to provide a good service. Not everybody takes you for...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-12-2010, 19:59
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
Fox: "National Healthcare: Breeding Ground For...

Fox: "National Healthcare: Breeding Ground For Terrorism?" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c-JEx-Kfvc&feature=player_embedded#!)
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 28-12-2010, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By rhod
I was very impressed by a Panasonic plasma I saw...

I was very impressed by a Panasonic plasma I saw yesterday. Not sure of the model, but it was around 500, 42", had freeview HD and Freesat HD, and used their "NeoPDP" display technology.

The shop...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-12-2010, 10:51
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
But the intention is to imply something to such...

But the intention is to imply something to such an extent and with such repetition that it becomes a "fact" in the minds of viewers. It's a tried and trusted technique of public relations and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 07:57
Replies: 107
Views: 8,257
Posted By rhod
A friend of mine regularly watched L&H DVDs with...

A friend of mine regularly watched L&H DVDs with his kids and he says that they love 'em. (They are about 13 years old).

As others have said, it's a great shame that the clueless TV programmers...
Forum: Music 27-12-2010, 11:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,364
Posted By rhod
He was great on the Soul Train awards show that...

He was great on the Soul Train awards show that they showed on BET channel the other night:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTbcoaOjpwk

Check those threads!
Forum: Doctor Who 27-12-2010, 10:34
Replies: 30
Views: 3,604
Posted By rhod
I agree with you, HD. I loved the fairytale...

I agree with you, HD.

I loved the fairytale style and Dickensian charm of the episode, and the idea that the biggest monsters we have to overcome are sometimes inside us.

I'm not a fan of Katherine...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 07:28
Replies: 39
Views: 2,677
Posted By rhod
The reason that Christmas TOTP used to be such a...

The reason that Christmas TOTP used to be such a TV occasion was that there weren't many opportunitues to see a nice compilaton of the year's hits.

Now that we have multiple video channels and music...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2010, 18:51
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
It wouldn't be stretching things too far to say...

It wouldn't be stretching things too far to say that Fox reports things in an unfair and unbalanced way, 100% of the time..
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 24-12-2010, 17:06
Replies: 37
Views: 18,344
Posted By rhod
Given that the two "crimes" are not even remotely...

Given that the two "crimes" are not even remotely equivalent, how can there be hypocrisy?




I see. You have already acted as Judge and jury, and found Assagne guilty of rape.

A crime which he is...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2010, 14:19
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
Heaven forbid that Fox suggested an untruth,...

Heaven forbid that Fox suggested an untruth, eh?

Come off it; the Fox presenters have been questioning his religion and nationality for years.

The meme they've been pushing is that because his...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-12-2010, 14:01
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
It's called fact-checking. It might make...

It's called fact-checking. It might make uncomfortable reading for a Fan of Fox News, but if the network didn't make so many lies, Media Matters wouldn't have much to do, would it?

Can you find some...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 24-12-2010, 13:24
Replies: 37
Views: 18,344
Posted By rhod
So you are comparing one newspaper's support of a...

So you are comparing one newspaper's support of a guy who's condom broke during sex to another newspaper's support of a man who was responsible for the deaths of 46 million people?
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2010, 23:01
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
Can you handle the fact that Media Matters...

Can you handle the fact that Media Matters spotlights the lies and distortions of Fox again and again and again?

Why is exposing the truth and recording Fox's lies "pathetic"?

Or do you think they...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2010, 17:06
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
But we have a tradition in the UK of treating TV...

But we have a tradition in the UK of treating TV news differently to print news outlets, as TV news was correctly identified as having a far more powerful and sub-conscious effect on the consumer....
Forum: Broadcasting 23-12-2010, 07:49
Replies: 164
Views: 6,817
Posted By rhod
Thank goodness those eeeevil commies at Media...

Thank goodness those eeeevil commies at Media Matters keep tabs on Fox "news".. Here's quite a nice summary of the highlights of misinformation (http://mediamatters.org/research/201012220027) on the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-12-2010, 12:24
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By rhod
According to TiswasOnline...

According to TiswasOnline (http://www.tiswasonline.com/episode_guide.php) a full recording of this episode is not known to exist. Some exerpts exist in tapes made by one of the TiswasOnline forum...
Forum: Movies 18-12-2010, 10:38
Replies: 38
Views: 2,674
Posted By rhod
"A Christmas Story"...

"A Christmas Story" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085334/)

Well known in the US, but can't say I've seen it on UK TV.

This is a really funny Christmas film about kids and families. Lots of dark...
Forum: Food and Drink 17-12-2010, 03:39
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By rhod
DCM sandwich?

DCM sandwich?
Forum: Politics 16-12-2010, 15:51
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By rhod
Presumably, right-wing idealogues are above such...

Presumably, right-wing idealogues are above such folly?





What is your opinion of this week's documentary? I've seen the first half of it, and so far I would agree with Wendy's opinion above. The...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 16-12-2010, 15:09
Replies: 37
Views: 18,344
Posted By rhod
Not all 'Germans' supported the Nazis;...

Not all 'Germans' supported the Nazis; particularly those Germans that were Jewish, Gypsy, homosexual, mentally or physically disabled, political or religious dissidents etc.

The owner and...
Forum: Politics 15-12-2010, 17:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By rhod
I see. So this simplistic outlook it limited just...

I see. So this simplistic outlook it limited just to those on "the left", is it? Isn't that a rather black and white way of looking at things, too?





There does seem to be something rather odd, or...
Forum: Music 15-12-2010, 09:47
Replies: 67
Views: 3,812
Posted By rhod
They did it with Buddy Holly. His "Reminiscing"...

They did it with Buddy Holly. His "Reminiscing" (http://www.popmatters.com/music/reviews/h/hollybuddy-reminiscing.shtml) album came out a few years after his death. There's some great songs on there,...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 15-12-2010, 06:17
Replies: 37
Views: 18,344
Posted By rhod
The support for the Nazis in the 1930s by the...

The support for the Nazis in the 1930s by the Daily mail (not to mention their support for Mussolini and Oswald Mosley's blackshirts) is pretty well documented. I suggest you google it, wns.
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