Friday, 14 February 2014
Whatever Happened To...? 29
Whatever Happened To...? is now a mini e-book with extra sections on Progress (that thing we can't stand in the way of), Why Won't They Go Away and Can We Now Say How Ghastly They Were?
The BBC cancels Sky at Night; Sky at Night continues by popular request.
The Euston Arch may be rebuilt.
topless beaches: In the 70s, the French had topless beaches – now they all cover up.
Word’s helpful assistant “Clippy” (a talking paperclip) was removed after widespread protest.
They Were Ghastly
any film or play of the 50s or early 60s involving people in appealingly cute clown make-up
Archigram (Whimsical futurological “architects” who wanted us to live in giant Meccano mushrooms on wheels.)
poetic radio drama
ponderous British sculptor Henry Moore
Go Away - Now!
blonde streaks on everybody
mixed hospital wards
orange fake tan
What Happened To...?
wondering if there was a better programme “on the other side”
More here, and links to the rest.