|Objects of desire
||[Aug. 26th, 2016|06:57 pm]
Today programme. It's main advantage as an early morning news broadcast is that soner or later it annoys me enough to get me out of bed.I've doubtless said before that I am not a fan of the |
To illustrate how far apart we are in our way of thinking, yesterday morning it trailed the items coming later in the programme with the words "Who would want to buy a dodo skeleton?" I was half asleep, but the response was automatic: "Who wouldn't?"
I shall draw a veil over the item as broadcast, in which interviewer John Humphrys revealed just how badly he had been briefed (but it appearently qualifies as the Best of Today). Instead, here's a better piece of BBC coverage, which answers the questions John Humphrys failed to ask, and gives a photograph of the skeleton.