This is why the press is dying, inadequate spelling skills and fewer pendants
And with this Your Honour, the prosecution rests.
Or is that petard?
instead of bringing in that ear-gratingly awful Geordie to replace him.
That ain't singing. It's gargling!
Thanks for all the helpful advice. I am packing my bag ;-)
Will I be hauled through the streets and battered to death with tire jacks if I say that AC/DC are truly awful?
Thanks, Sacha. It did look like a dog's breakfast.
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(Actually, I met someone the other day who works for the Foundation for the Blind and performs the audio recordings of 'Investigate.'
A bit obvious to suggest "the blind leading the....'?
But I think it might work better if you put it right at the front in the porno mag section.
Good idea. What do such mags look like? ;-)
Every time I encounter Investigate in magazine racks, I reverse the cover or attempt to conceal it behind other mags. Adolescent, I know, but one must make such gestures to combat the enemies of democracy.
Look forward to Spartacus..
The TVCs that really get up my nose are the shouting ones (you know who you are, Harvey Norman). Would you really want invite such an oaf into your house?
As for Fiona McDonald--is there anything she won't sell on screen? Hard to reconcile with her Headless Chickens days.
otherwise l'm sure the billion dollar (or whatever it is) ad industry
Only have 2008 figures handy,: advertising revenue across all media in NZ in 2008 was $NZ2.317 billion (television was $647m, or 27.9%).
I agree with you about the radio ratings--they are even more shonky. Six monthly surveys, which set advertising rates for the ensuing six months!
Thanks for sharing your experiences, Evan. Great to hear from one of the chosen people. Such stories are rare but every one I hear confirms just how flawed the whole business is.