Friday, 16 October 2009


How I Met Your Mother
2x05 World's Greatest Couple

Never Mind the Buzzcocks
23x03 (15/10/09 edition)
Alex James looked nervous as anything, but actually did a great job as this week's guest host of another hilarious edition. Those viewers who are trying not to enjoy Buzzcocks now that Amstell's left are really missing out.
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Ross Noble's Australian Trip
Part 1 (of 6)
The frequently surreal comedian conducts a tour of Australia on his motorbike, in a cross between the Ewan McGregor/Charley Boorman series and, well, any recorded stand-up gig. Like most of his work, it's a mix of the hilarious and the lacklustre.
[Watch it (again) on Demand Five.]

The Sarah Jane Adventures
3x02 Prisoner of the Judoon Part Two
A strong second part, showing off even more of the things that made the first so good. Next week's looks promisingly spooky too.
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Twitter and Facebook outrage over Jan Moir's Stephen Gately article by Mercedes Bunz
(from PDA at
The Daily Mail post an even more hate-filled and ridiculous article than usual, and face the wrath of the Internet for it. If that doesn't sound too scary, it's resulted in over 6,000 complaints to the PCC, in the process crashing their website. Read the article for more details.

Why there is nothing 'natural' about the life of Jan Moir by Anton Vowl
(from The enemies of reason)
And also this one, which is an excellent rebuttal to Moir's stupidity.