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Former World Champion makes sensational Renault comeback

There was excitement in the Formula 1 world today when a former World Champion made his first outing in a Formula 1 car for some time. The Renault team has turned to the ace after a turbulent period for the Enstone-based team, which has recently seen a change of ownership. Some have questioned the choice […]

Look Around You is ten years old

Look Around You is a hilarious pastiche of programmes for schools, public information films, and 1970s television in general. Made by Robert Popper and Peter Serafinowicz, it is beautifully made and packed with silly jokes. It’s one of my all-time favourite comedy programmes. This is the final episode, Brain. There is also this film, Birds […]

Caveats

When I was in Kirkcaldy the other day, I walked past a travel agent and noticed something odd about a sign. It looked wrong in my peripheral vision, so I stopped and took a closer inspection. I found it amusing enough to snap. I only noticed the even smaller “virtually” at the bottom of the […]

On 909 and 693…

Does anyone know what channel number Sky’s new F1 channel will be on? Because judging by all the broadcasters they have poached from BBC Radio 5 Live, they might as well go all the way and have it on channels 909 and 693.

The best animated gif ever?

I saw this amazing animated gif on Twitter yesterday (posted by @AlanDalby via @steevbishop). I decided that it is possibly the best animated gif ever. Imagine my delight to discover that it originated as a Christmas ident for E4, by TreatStudios. As a television presentation geek, it made my day.