For a long time I made YouTube videos. I enjoyed making YouTube videos. But then I stopped making YouTube videos. For many reasons. But mostly due to them not having a title sequence.
Posts about TV Programmes
Come, enjoy the title sequence to Around the World with Willy Fogg, a 1980s masterpiece shown on CBBC which took Jules Verne's classic novel and turned all the characters in to animals wearing waistcoats.
Also known as "Andrew's been getting a little silly with video editing software"...
In amongst all the talk of me archiving bits of Planet Bods, I completely forgot to mention the latest addition to my website family - The Good Columbo Guide - an episode guide for the mighty TV show Columbo.
Sorting out some work emails, I randomly hit Outlook's "notes" section. I don't really use the "Notes" section bar for keeping a few bits of regularly used information that... err... I usually don't use. Things like links to Telewest's cable monitoring services which probably stopped working in about 2007, an old live FTP password for the BBC's website and details of how to get the secret, not very well hidden testcard on the BBC Red Button.
Yesterday I posted an article about voting that I wrote something like fifteen years ago, that I stumbled on whilst clearing out my hard drive. Photo by Ell Brown. Creative Commons licensed. Not long after, I found another file. It’s called startrekquotes.txt and is a collection of Star Trek quotes aimed at starting a new website some years ago. The site never got made, and perhaps that’s something to do with collected quotes, which are reprinted below, in full…
One cookery programme firmly with the recession in mind however the recent Economy Gastronomy. Every week, the presenters would pop over to someone's house, try to get them to plan their meals and eat more sensibly.
There was a fundamental problem with BBC One's scheduling of Torchwood: Children of Earth. And that problem was that it was on every single night of last week. It was perfect for the story - of that I cannot deny. However I was out on Wednesday evening and on Thursday evening too. The result was I ended up watching three episodes back to back on Friday evening which was, to be honest, a little on the intense side. It's a rather dark plot after all.
Yes there are some.
Frankly something now has to be done, because for my mind, if you're going to enter a song contest, you've got to have a chance of winning. And no one in the west now has a chance of winning. I've denied it in the past, but the evidence is now damming.