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What a Relief!

As readers will know, I hardly watch any telly.

I don’t much care for the mainstream TV ouput. I particularly detest reality TV, charithons, celebrity twaddle, awards ceremonies and most sitcoms.

Reading this article from the Independent which starts with a photo of Russell Brand and very quickly mentions Ricky Gervais, made me doubly glad that I didn’t catch any of Friday’s unfunny, trite, tired national conscience salving day on screen.

When I rule the country, Brand, Gervais et all will languish in jail and the no doubt worthy beneficiaries of Red Nose Day/Comic Relief will be funded through the taxation system.

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3 Responses

  1. Aye and Jonathan Ross was on as well
    What a half back line that is eh

  2. “I particularly detest reality TV, charithons, celebrity twaddle, awards ceremonies and most sitcoms.”

    Well roared, lion.

    Gervais makes me laugh when he’s on Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show,” but perhaps that’s because of his genial host. I tried watching “The Office” on BBC America about ten years ago and didn’t find it funny. I never bothered with the Americanized version as I’m nearly always disappointed by trans-Atlantic revisions.

  3. I didn’t really mean to once again dwell on my dislike of Brand and Gervais. Isn’t it incredible though how any worthy cause now seems to rely on charity to operate? We’re regressing to Victorian times with private wealth, public poverty and charity left to pick up the consequences..

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