Liveblog | US Presidential Election 2012

Credits to DonkeyHotey

As millions of Americans head to the polls to decide the fate of a nation, join me here at Le Nurb as we bring you live text commentary from 9PM(GMT) tonight all the way through until we have a new leader of the free world. Hopefully not too late. I like sleep. ———— Live coverage … Continue reading

The Future Has Solved Nothing – Other Than the Itch in Our Pants

Recently Felix ‘The Cat’ Baumgartner made his historic plummet from the heavens and in doing so broke 2 world records – one for speed, the other for height. There were rumours he would break the record for shittest microphone too but it turns out that the guys over at Channel AKA have that one sewn … Continue reading

England Footballers: The only thing between us and chaos

Rooney realises that his looks can be improved on

In the wake of the useless England performance in the European Championships this year lot of people are asking whether time and money should be spent getting the national team up to world-beating performances at the detriment of the Premier League. “It isn’t possible to have both”, many say. So choose. However, before you do … Continue reading

So Why Does My TV Dislike Me?

Moxey takes on Aspirational TV

Time was when I got on with my TV. It would sit in the corner of the room and gurgle sweet noises to me. Like a square Furby. But in the last few years it seems that Old Flickering Faithful has it in for me.

This all started with soaps (as it always does). In the UK, sometimes these shows can be a great exponent of social change like the AIDS story lines in Eastenders in the 1990s when even the mention of “AIDS” was enough to give people the heebie-geebies that the ‘gay cancer’ would lurk around corners or on toilet seats to get them and make them look like those folks on Children In Need. Frequently UK soaps show people on the breadline or in ‘working-class’ areas like the East-End or Manchester. Or a farm. But across the pond, soaps have an all-together more bubblegum appearance.

When Two Tribes Go to War

Well on rumbles the X Factor juggernaut. I originally intended to write this at the very start of the series, but time makes fools of us all…. You sit and watch the X Factor in a manner of disbelief (or at least I do). You wonder what the hell is going on, why hundreds of … Continue reading

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