Joe on TV – Drugs, Lies and Adverts (Arts Attack 05/12/08)

This week’s TV feature for ‘Arts Attack’ looks the furore over DFS’ giant sofas advert and the furore over Burger King’s Whopper Virgins advert in the States. I also look at Pablo, the drug mule dog, and other terrifying public service films of the past. Arts Attack is the weekly arts and culture show on Roundhouse Radio. Hosted by Kate Lamble, the shows looks at all aspects of culture from books and film to music and TV. If you would like to hear the full show, and I recommend that you do because it’s great, you can stream it from …

Looking Out For Number Two

Please note: I know precious little about international politics so feel free to correct me / argue with me / insult me over anything. I might not agree but should probably be told. ———– Americans like chips. Sweeping generalisation as it, everyone knows it’s true. This will ultimately be Barack Obama’s downfall, for, unlike the Republican candidate, he does not share his name with the world’s largest producer of french fries. If he can strike some kind of deal with McDonalds to rename their chips ‘Obama FriesTM‘ like George W Bush did with ‘Freedom FriesTM‘ then he might have a …