History Brief: Radio in the 1920s

Radio became a popular form of entertainment in the 1920s. What else was radio used for? How did it impact society? Throughout the late 1890s and early 1900s, many scientists were experimenting with radio waves, transmitters, and receivers. While Guglielmo Marconi is widely given credit for patenting the first radio, there were many others who came before—and after—Marconi […]

Idris Elba Shows Off His “Quiet Storm” Radio DJ Voice

-I have to comment on your shoes. Man! What are these jams? -Some Gucci loafers. Yeah! You’re pulling it off. You’re pulling it off, baby. Pretty good. -Really, just literally two minutes ago, I was putting cream on my ankles ’cause they were really ashy, so I’m glad I did that. -Yeah, exactly. I didn’t know he was […]

The cast of Ghosts on their horror sitcom | The BFI + Radio Times TV festival

– It must be a huge relief, even though you kind of know it’s funny, when you hear the long time, I guess they start to rub off a little bit, when you hear an audience like that just laughing away, – Yeah, that was the best. – Really nice. – do you feel relieved? – A real […]

How to study television writers from Doctor Who Regenerated with Dr. Rosanne Welch

To begin with Russell T Davies, right? When people talk about television I get them to try and look at what were your favorite episodes of a program. Now, go to IMDB and find out who wrote those episodes and now look at the rest of their career. What else have they written that you might enjoy, because […]

American Media is Bad and Here’s Why – SOME MORE NEWS

(news themed music) – Hey! Take some of this news, that I have found, here. Here’s some news. Some American news. The news being that American news is bad and sucks. It’s a beacon of truth, now reduced to a dusty attic bulb. The glue that holds our democracy together is a sweltering garbage web dripping, salty runoff […]

Hamish McPharlin of BBC Global News talks Neuroscience of Emotions and Memory

I’m Hamish McPharlin the head of insight for BBC Global News. So at the BBC we produce branded content for many different sectors, one of the key ones is the travel sector and one of my roles at the BBC is to measure the effectiveness of that content. Something that we’ve been doing this year has been looking […]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry major blunder spotted on BBC News – ‘Have to laugh!’

 The embarrassing BBC blunder occurred around 11.30am on Tuesday when royal correspondent Nicholas Witchell discussed Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry’s new “Travalyst” initiative aimed at encouraging more environmentally friendly travel A picture of the royal couple’s waxworks was displayed on a screen behind Mr Witchell as viewers were quick to notice and mock the Broadcasting Corporation on Twitter  One […]

When ‘tell’ doesn’t mean ‘tell’ – English In A Minute

Hi, everyone! Think of ‘tell’ and you think of speaking, but ‘tell’ doesn’t always mean ‘tell’. Let me tell you why… OK that time I meant speaking. Not only does the verb ‘tell’ mean ‘say something to someone’, it also has a meaning similar to ‘know’, ‘recognise’, ‘understand’, or ‘perceive’. We often use it in combination with the […]

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in leaked secret recording – BBC News

I don’t want to spend your time, or waste your time, for you to ask me what went wrong, and why [it] went wrong. But for a chief executive… [sniffles] to have caused this huge havoc to Hong Kong, is unforgivable. It’s just unforgivable. If I have a choice, the first thing [I would do] is to quit, […]

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