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The Sun lied? Never…
July 21, 2014 – 3:19 pm | One Comment
The Sun lied? Never…

Following the news that the Tulisa Contostavlos trial collapsed after the judge said he had ‘strong grounds to believe’ Sun reporter Mazher Mahmood lied at the hearing, we thought it worth looking back on this ace piece from our site a while back…

Rip Up The Sun, Our Kid…
June 5, 2013 – 2:30 pm | 2 Comments
Rip Up The Sun, Our Kid…

My dad swears blind that about twenty years ago he heard someone calling their young daughter “Lasagne” in Wythenshawe precinct. In the years since I am yet to disprove what he says or find evidence …

Strike at the Beeb
February 18, 2013 – 9:01 am | 10 Comments
Strike at the Beeb

The National Union of Journalists has issued the following regarding the strike at the BBC today, which includes staff at MediaCity. FC United has a nice history with the NUJ, after club staff refused to …

Complaint summary: Anti Team GB bias
August 14, 2012 – 8:11 am | No Comment
Complaint summary: Anti Team GB bias

An AFL reader contacted us to let us know about a complaint he submitted to a television company regarding their coverage of the Olympics… Here it is:
Complaint Summary: Anti Team GB Bias
Full Complaint: While watching …

‘Challenging and uncompromising’ clashes with the ‘sycophantic and grovelling’
July 27, 2012 – 11:50 pm | 2 Comments
‘Challenging and uncompromising’ clashes with the ‘sycophantic and grovelling’

The rural green and pleasant land was ripped asunder by the explosion of industrialisation and the birth of capitalism.
My heart sank when it became obvious that Chariots of Fire was to be illustrated, however…

The ‘pics opening ceremony – LIVE!
July 27, 2012 – 11:45 pm | 2 Comments
The ‘pics opening ceremony – LIVE!

We relive the amazing opening to London 2012. Every other media outlet does live updates, but we’re a bit shit so this one was done from the scrawled notes of our various correspondents who were watching it at home on the TV with a few cans…

Course You Can Malcolm, this Saturday
October 12, 2011 – 11:43 am | One Comment
Course You Can Malcolm, this Saturday

If you prefer your match-day run by match-going fans for match-going fans, and not sat in front of a telly at dinner time, then get yourself down to Course You Can Malcolm before this Saturday’s …

Telly Review: The British At Work
March 20, 2011 – 1:03 pm | 4 Comments
Telly Review: The British At Work

I looked forward to this when I saw the advert for it. Promising plenty of nostalgic archive footage of ordinary working lives, featuring old-looking young people with funny old-fashioned accents, and even better, exciting footage …

Five, four, three, two, hun.
June 24, 2010 – 8:55 am | One Comment
Five, four, three, two, hun.

All you have to do is look and listen out for the tiresome shite served up by the great British public and media in the build up to the match and award yourself EINEN PUNKT for each one you spot. I know you all only read The Guardian but make the effort, have a look in WH Smiths or something.

I remember… that video clip you just showed me
June 3, 2010 – 11:01 am | 2 Comments
I remember… that video clip you just showed me

I caught a bit of a television programme last night – called something like The World Cup’s Most Shocking Moments. It was one of those affairs where they run a countdown of some things that …

Telly Guide 12/04/2010
April 12, 2010 – 10:44 am | 2 Comments
Telly Guide 12/04/2010

So I sit down to write this guide with a heavy heart as i know that for the next  god knows how many weeks my beloved telly-land will be over-run by baby kissers, liars and …

Telly Guide 5/4/2010
April 5, 2010 – 12:33 pm | 9 Comments
Telly Guide 5/4/2010

Did i mention last week that i was moving the telly guide to Monday nights? no, well let’s not dwell on who forgot to tell whom and plough through this shit one more time. …

Telly Guide 28/03/2009
March 28, 2010 – 6:31 pm | 4 Comments
Telly Guide 28/03/2009

Shit. Shit shit shit, Jason and the Argonauts (FiveUSA 14:00)… right we’ve missed that let’s try to not focus on that and get through the rest of this guide as best we can here. Wonders …

Telly Guide 21/03/2010
March 21, 2010 – 10:37 am | One Comment
Telly Guide 21/03/2010

Sunday:
Quick, quick quick…. On the Waterfront (Five USA 12 noon) you missed it didn’t you? ah well console yourself that Krull (Five 3.25pm) is on later… i think i went to see this in the …

telly guide
March 14, 2010 – 11:53 am | 7 Comments
telly guide

I used to write a telly guide for another site – i stopped writing it. There was no outcry of people demanding it back – that really should tell me something.. so here back by absolutely no demand is toast’s telly guide: