When a book on quantum gravity came on air, it sounded like a brief return to something that has declined so much over our lifetimes – knowledge as part of a function of a media flow.
The breakfast show on 102.5 FM Sportiva blasts from windows and my friend Lucia sucks her teeth as we wind on foot through the cars. “Che STRESS.”
Will the former Westminster high-flyer impress the judges and fans?
I don't care how cheerful my colleagues find it - the world needs fewer anodyne young men with big dreams and bad icing.
Is it possible the network didn’t realise that presenting and judging talent was not attached to the Bake Off format when they spent the big bucks?
“The clue is in the name – bake well, don’t bake badly.”
The story of a disgraced light entertainer, written with a light touch by Jack Thorne, is the most challenging thing on British television these days.
On the pop culture podcast this week: our views on the current series of GBBO so far, the new Bridget Jones film, and a heart-breaking Netflix documentary about end-of-life care.
“A new TV channel for and by young people curious about life right now.”
“Thank you to the BBC, who we love above all bakery. British people will get that.”
Now that Ross and Demelza are man and wife, the lush surroundings start to look like window dressing.
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