Archive for February, 2003

How can Italians watch Italian TV?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2003

Apart from the incredibly beautiful scantily clad Italian women which adorn the gameshow hosts in 80% of programmes, but say nothing whatsoever in some strange hang back to the UK in the 1950’s, Italian TV is excruciatingly bad. One smarmy game show after another, kitsch sets, awful tasteless musical interludes. Yet I am reliably informed that it is like this not because it’s the cheapest thing that they could come up with and they’re short of cash, but because people actually like watching this stuff – how can this be????? I would be grateful for ideas.

Airport security

Tuesday, February 25th, 2003

I’d really like to do a comedy sketch on airport security. Can you imagine someone holding up an aeroplane with some of these? Then they sell glass bottles in so called “duty-free”…