The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

26 January 2006

Dying to be on TV

Britain's Channel Four will be airing a series called Dust to Dust in which a terminally-ill volunteer will be put on camera after he's died; the series will then trace the decomposition of the corpse during regular updates.

And to think I refused to watch a train-wreck of a series like Skating with Celebrities.

Posted at 7:34 PM to Overmodulation

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» Open Casket from Diane's Stuff
OK Now! Iíve seen some strange things, and thought of some strange things, but whoever came up with this idea is definately strange. LOL Dust to Dust, a new Channel 4 programme which will show, for the first time on television, the gradual decompositio......[read more]

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» Which Is Reality? from Conservative Musings
Quiz for today: Which of the following is actual reality? a) Sitting around on a desert island, having competitions with your fellow refugees. b) Winning a million dollars, only to be jailed for tax evasion. c) Experiencing both a) and...[read more] seems to me that we are all on a very steep gradient of coarseness. I can't believe that the decompostion of a body would classify as entertainment.

"Skating with Celebrities" sounds like a timeless classic compared to that. :>

Posted by: bleedingbrain at 12:09 AM on 27 January 2006

Ya gotta be kidding! Of course we watched "My Mother the Car".

Posted by: Winston at 6:11 AM on 27 January 2006

Soubnds to me like a perfect metaphor for the medium.

Posted by: McGehee at 2:54 PM on 27 January 2006