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Blue Planet

The World is Blue.

The most famous picture of our planet was taken from space in 1972 by the crew of Apollo 17. Some credit this photograph as the birth of environmentalism. 88 more words

Nature

David Attenborough turned Terry Wogan down for a BBC2 job because he was Irish

Sir David Attenborough once turned down Sir Terry Wogan for a job because he was Irish.

According to letters found by the BBC Archive, Wogan had begged Attenborough for a job at BBC2 but was turned down because they already had an Irish presenter. 305 more words

TV

London's Best Kept "Secret" Dinoexhibit Is About To Be Unveiled!

It’s finally here… and I have followed Peter Norton step by step build-up of Hatching The Past for the first time in London, at the… 176 more words

Dinosaurs

Around the Web

Well, it hasn’t been the greatest week for me and I’m not feeling super inspired to expound about much. Still, there is a lot of arts news that I thought my readers might find interesting. 409 more words

Art In The News

The Age of the Sex Olympics?

We live in the nadir of film and television. Modern television is unimaginative and dumbed down. Most programs are cut to a template, focusing on relationships rather than ideas or social issues.  256 more words

Television

Thoughts On Several Episodes Of The BBC Documentary Life

  • That David Attenborough narrating it makes any event wonderful is a given, so let’s move past it.
  • And that Sir David’s voiceover in certain situations makes them ludicrous, such as Worldstar videos or various pornographies.
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