Friday, February 03, 2006

Charlie Brooker has written the most honest newspaper column ever. I know precisely how he feels. Apart from the whole "getting paid" bit, obviously... The bastard.

2 Comments:

Blogger Tim Worstall said...

It was Stephen Fry who pointed out (when he was columning for the Torygraph) that you’re allowed to write two such columns in any one job.

The first is expected at some point. The second gets you fired.

2/03/2006 02:39:00 pm  
Blogger Nosemonkey said...

Shows up how newspapers work pretty well though - working to tight deadlines they need to publish something, so will go for whatever rubbish is turned in by one of their regulars when they could take the radical step of, just maybe, testing out some new talent every now and again.

But I'm not bitter. Oh no... (And anyway, I normally find Brooker rather amusing, even if he has gone somewhat downhill of late.)

2/03/2006 04:23:00 pm  

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