Who knew Celebrity Big Brother UK would get so interesting so quickly? Day two, and they’re still making awkward small talk (everything relaxes on day three, when they start having farting competitions). They’ve done the usual thing of stacking the… Read More ›
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In case you’ve been wondering what’s been going on with Noirin in the Big Brother UK house, the good news is that Sree got booted out by the public, with a huge proportion of the eviction vote. Did he get… Read More ›
I’ll be posting the odd BB clip to illustrate a common conversation that goes on every day, as a conversation trigger. You don’t have to watch the show to join in; the issues are standalone, and I’ll put in bits… Read More ›
Big Brother UK Season 10 is well underway. I’ll be posting the odd BB clip to illustrate common conversations and issues, as a discussion trigger. You don’t have to watch the show to join in; the issues are standalone and… Read More ›
Just thought I’d revisit Big Brother UK with a little “Oh no he didn’t!” post.
As clip one begins, Mikey, the blind cross-dressing Scotsman radio dude, has just had his hair shaved off as part of a task. The task involved the housemates cutting or clipping their hair such that the combined hair filled a flask to the top.
[Transcripts/summaries of clips are at the bottom of the post.]
I’m guessing Mo would justify this action, outside the house, as being just him, paragon of equalism, treating everyone equally badly. You can sure tell that he’s been in that hot chair before, and knows exactly the script to follow, though he still stumbles over it. It grates.
Day 35 of Big Brother UK, and everyone is struggling with the Irish Dancing & Drumming task. Click To Play note: This is a five and a half minute video, which I’ve summarised but not transcribed yet – it’s school… Read More ›
I’ve talked a bit before about Darnell in the Big Brother UK house. Darnell, a Black songwriter with albinism, spoke up for Mikey (who is blind) when a group of housemates were patronising and fawning over him. The housemates Darnell… Read More ›
There are two people with disabilities in Big Brother UK this year. Mikey and Darnell are not being presented by the production team purely as “The Disabled Housemates”, with their disability as the only facet of stereotyped caricatures. They don’t… Read More ›