Fondly remember the past of ITV? Try living with STV today

This the accompanying article to my contribution to this week’s edition of The Pod Delusion. Parts of it are based on a previous article, What is STV playing at? You can listen to the full podcast below. In a recent episode of The Pod Delusion, Mark Thompson spoke about the good old days when ITV […]

What is STV playing at?

Last night I was a bit bored so I indulged in a spot of channel surfing to see if there was anything decent on. There usually isn’t. But even with my lowered expectations, my jaw literally dropped when I saw what STV were broadcasting — STV Roulette. Yes, if you thought dodgy gambling programmes were […]

50 Cent, 18 Certificate

Here is something I saw in Game yesterday — a 50 Cent game with an oversized BBFC 18 certificate logo. You don’t think the makers of the game might be using its 18 certificate status as a selling point, perhaps? Having an 18 certificate is a sure-fire way to get kids interested in a video […]