What are all the connotations that spring to mind when you hear “Big Brother”? How about when you hear “Nanny State”? How do you think a newspaper cartoonist might represent these two different ideas as people? No need to edit… Read More ›
I’m officially creeped right the fuck out by Trevor Kerr’s article in Croakey, “Why the secrecy about data, when it could help everything from influenza to child protection“. I find any suggestion of national electronic medical records disturbing at the… Read More ›
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 ›
Anyone here notice anything about the USAn Big Brother 11 cast?
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 ›
I’ve been agonising over whether to post this M/S/C instalment, for the same reasons that I get a bit squicky over RPS. Are reality TV hosts fictionalised enough that we can have a bit of fun with their on-screen personae?… Read More ›
The sixth season of Celebrity Big Brother UK is underway.
Rapper, self-confessed “shit-stirrer”, and supremely annoying fuckknuckle Coolio, who has been engaged in a prolonged campaign of sexual harassment against Ben and Michelle, is the one getting on my wick the most.
April and Ollie (the ‘clean-living’ Pentecostal preacher’s son) are having a showmance on Big Brother Ten USA. The whole shebang – unprotected PIV sex (he withdrew) and all. Go, abstinence-only education! Here’s host Julie Chen interviewing them about their showmance,… Read More ›