R.I.P. Alan Simpson, one of the greats…

...that wrote two of the greats. Sad news that writer Alan Simpson has died, aged 87, who along with Ray Galton wrote two of the greatest comedies of all time, “Hancock's Half Hour” and “Steptoe and Son”. ...read this Blog post →

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MotD show a game in which only one team…

...played. Somehow Match of the Day managed to cut out every minute of play in which Spurs had the ball in their highlights if the final game of the season, well bar one incident. ...read this Blog post →

Fourteen years after Shearer embarrassed Germany…

...they get the last laugh. In Euro 2000 Germany finished bottom of the their group after defeat by England, they took that as an insult and while we're still stuck with Shearer they are holding aloft the ultimate trophy ...read this Blog post →

The Stephen Fry guide to hypocrisy and…

...irony. So the dear old luvvie is in full whinging, setting the world to rights, mode again. But while frothing at the mouth over teh Daily mail's past he doesn't seem to mention that of his beloved B.B.C. ...read this Blog post →

It’s not ageism that’s seen the BBC bin Hugh Porter…

...it's finally some good sense from the corporation. The corporation should have been more honest about Hugh Porter's absence from the Track Cycling World Championships but would he'd have found that much harder to stomach the truth. ...read this Blog post →