The 4.30 News on Seven has shifted from its Melbourne home with Rebecca Maddern to a Sydney studio with Mike Amor.
While the first set of ABC promos for Planet Earth that aired last month featured the composition Jupiter by Gustav Holst (thanks Alan), the new one which I saw for the first time tonight has gone the way of the BBC and is now also using Hoppípolla by Sigur Rós.
I guess these promo making types must talk amongst themselves.
Extended three minute promo for the More4 digital channel. West Wing, The Daily Show and Curb Your Enthusiasm, sounds cool.
“Unconvential programming to confront, inspire and entertain.”
“Freethinking television for intelligent minds.”
Just think of the multichanneling possibilities for Australia…
The Chaser this week took a look at the folks behind godhatesfags.com, the Westboro Baptist Church and sent Firth along to say hi.
The head of the church, Fred Phelps is almost too extreme to warrant arguing with, some even suggest he’s such a caricature of the anti-gay movement that maybe the whole things a hoax. His bio on Wikipedia is a very interesting read, and among other things it would appear he pretty much killed his sons wife in order to crush him.
The most logical explanation for his insanity though seems to be that “Westboro serves to enable a paraphilia of Phelps, wherein he is literally addicted to hatred”. He pretty much gets off on hating.