VIEWED: @WhoIsMrRobot (Series 1)

Have you managed to watch this series, Mr Robot, available on Amazon Prime since last year. I’ve managed to watch the first series over the past couple of weeks. Elliot Alderson is a young cyber-security engineer living in New York, who assumes the role of a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot meets a mysterious anarchist […]

Do you chatterbox while you watch TV?

A new term has become popular – chatterboxing, meaning watching a TV programme while talking to others about it online.  A lot of people are doing it, mostly via Twitter A lot of TV programmes now display their hashtag when they start as an invitation to tweet during the programme – and a lot of […]

Keep Calm and Carry On on #TheApprentice

To add hugely to your enjoyment of the #TheApprentice read the liveblog on the Guardian – very funny (and yes, she’s writing as she watches on the TV, same as the rest of us!).

Dr Who on the Box

Like the Tardis, the small television box is far larger on the inside; it’s our passport to a kind of tourism, our window on wonders. Our control over the time flow of TV has increased tremendously since Doctor Who‘s first broadcast in November 1963, when we were helplessly subject to the linear direction of scheduled programmes. […]