Posts tagged with ‘Big Brother’

London Film Festival 2012, personal roundup

I do enjoy the LFF: interesting films, cinemas full of largely well-behaved audiences, and no ads or trailers. I went to five films this year, this is what I thought of them. Obviously. Reality An Italian film about a Naples fishmonger and petty criminal who becomes dangerously obsessed with appearing on the reality show Big […]

Taboo vocabulary

Commenting on the current controversy surrounding Celebrity Big Brother and a bleeped-out word spoken by one of the contestants, the Telegraph printed this remarkable sentence: Channel 4 was quick to clarify that Jack had referred to Shilpa as a ****, not a ‘paki’. Channel 4 being a bit too clear for the delicate sensibilities of […]

I’m like a wildebeest that’s out of control on helium

Nuff said.