A complaint

16 April 2007


This is not news. It isn’t even fake news. If it was a parrot John Cleese would be here trying to get a refund. Actually, he’d never have bought it in the first place, because it, in no way, resembles a parrot. Or news. Or whatever it is supposed to be.

And to the people who run the BBC news and decided that this was more important than the people being killed in Iraq? Well, I have to ask if you are sure you have your priorities right.

And yes, I am well aware that blogging about it is contributing to the whole discussion on the topic. But see, I have cunningly not mentioned either individual, or indeed what it is that the story is. Or isn’t. Cause it isn’t a story. Not unless you are one of the individuals. Or a close friend. It certainly does not warrant the attention it is getting.

For a much more entertaining non-news story, why not read about Richard Gere upsetting all of India. Not to be judgemental at all, but it does seem that angry crowds really enjoy the whole burning effigy malarky.

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4 Responses

  1. weenie says:

    No, that isn't news, but it's probably good/bad (delete as applicable) enough for the countless celebrity tat magazines that are around. Who buys them?

    Whilst I do despair at turning on the news and finding that it's just depressingly about Iraq, Iran, terrorists, deaths, it's still worthy news.

  2. Harlequin says:

    It may possibly be the very definition of meh.

  3. Fence says:

    Weenie I wouldn't really mind if it was just the tat magazines, but that was the top news story on the BBC, which is supposed to be somewhat serious.

    Meh is as good a response as any H.

  4. Quixotic says:

    Meh indeed. Also bleh and feh.

    Bah.

    <li class="authorcomment"> I think that Meh. Bleh. Feh. Bah! sums it all up perfectly well