Game on for Brooker

Friday, August 21, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

Zeppotron has released details for the upcoming Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe. Read more

Charlie Brooker’s Screen Wipe

Thursday, March 2, 2006 by · Comments Off 

TV shows about TV shows have a long, but not very distinguished history. Read more

Box clever

Wednesday, February 8, 2006 by · Comments Off 

Decent TV shows about TV have always tended to fall into one of two categories: the pithily pedantic (Open AirSee for YourselfRight to Reply) or the waspishly whimsical (Take TwoAsk AspelWindmill). A programme that tackles telly from a topical, informative and genuinely enthusiastic point of view has, it feels, never been treated as a serious proposition. Convention seems to dictate there always has to be a gimmick bolted on, be it Gloria Hunniford, video booths or “Call the Controller”. Read more