How I Will Save The X Factor

Posted by on Nov 13, 2009 in The Everyday | 2 Comments

This was the week that Simon Cowell announced to the nation that the X Factor was all about who could sing Ghostbusters the most off-key. Which would have been fine if he’d said that from the beginning. “X Factor Is Dead”, shout the newspapers! “Fields of Piss” says Sting! The public marches on the X […]

Joss Whedon’s “Dollhouse”: Why Bother?

Posted by on Jul 28, 2009 in The Everyday | 12 Comments

Mr Brooker, I sympathise. But you’re wrong. (Kinda). The first 5 episodes are a worrying experience. Your expectations are high – because this is Joss Whedon of “Firefly”, which showed that Mr. Whedon could make TV history in just 14 episodes (New Scientist’s “World’s Best Space Scifi Ever”; inspiration for the name of Google’s next-gen […]