Posted on October 28, 2005 | |
The redoubtable Mirror has exclusively revealed that Living's Most Haunted is faked.
Well, I just feel so cheated.
Quite why it's taken three years for the Mirror to reveal what's obvious within three milliseconds of hearing the show's premise or watching it, I don't know. A show that every week goes to a different haunted house and every week manages to expose the supernatural? Gosh, with ghosts that easy to find, it's a wonder everyone isn't doing it.
Posted on October 18, 2005 | |
Well done, Steve Jobs. Another brilliant plan. Sigh.
Continue reading "Wot no TV at the UK iTMS!"
Posted on October 17, 2005 | |
Caught the third episode of Commander in Chief while in Vegas and I've decided enough is enough and it's time to stop watching this drivel. Geena Davis and the cast are good, but if I wanted to watch a show that made the first couple of seasons of The West Wing look like a wise analysis of international politics, I'd get my DVDs off the shelf and watch the real thing.
Seriously, if the writers think that all it takes to overthrow a military dictator is to threaten to burn down his cocoa fields, they no doubt think that the war in Iraq has been nothing but a success and the Iraqis welcomed the US and its allies with open arms. Having said that, Steve Bochco's joined the writing team and while Over There wasn't exactly perfection, it at least tried a stab at realism. So maybe I'll catch it when it airs over here (More4 anyone?) and then make up my mind if I should stick with it then.
Night Stalker, on the other hand, has actually been getting better since the dismal pilot and while it's still not a scratch on the original, at least it's actually quite disturbing, is discovering a sense of fun and a hint of the old Kolchak-Tony sparring is starting to emerge. I'm sure the fact that it's one of only the dozen or so shows in the new US iTunes Music Store's TV section won't exactly hurt its ratings either.