Tag Archives: Broadsheet

Yesterday.

The Sunday Times.

The INM Approach!

Olga speaks!

Preposterous Pontificates!

The Gemma Question!

Kilts!

FIGHT!

Broadsheet.ie and John Ryan — there’s life in the old dogs yet (Mark Tighe, Sunday Times)

Preposterous: “Bodger, there have been a number of queries about Broadsheet from representatives of the traditional media in the last fortnight.”

Bodger: “Hurrah!”

Preposterous: “After eight years of indifference we have been approached by journalists wishing to write about the site”

Bodger: “Brilliant. Our recent series of excellent Golden Discs competitions I expect?”

Preposterous “They have been fascinating.”

Bodger: “They really have.”

Preposterous: “But no. It may have something to do with Gemma O’Doherty’s recent campaign.”

Bodger :”Ah.”

Preposterous “And I must warn you, much of the interest doesn’t seem particularly positive.”

Bodger: *dry swallow*

Preposterous: “Some of it centres around our finances.”

Bodger: “We have finances?”

Preposterous: “The accounts.”

Bodger: “We have accounts?”

Preposterous: “We have a complete set of books and are fully tax compliant.”

Bodger: “Nice.”

Preposterous: “Largely owing to the fact that they don’t tax ongoing, horrendous losses.”

Bodger: “Take that, Revenue.”

Preposterous: “I’m not sure that satisfied them.”

Bodger: “Sounds pretty humiliating.”

Preposterous: “It felt something close to shame.”

Bodger: “To be broke and then having to prove you’re broke.”

Preposterous: “The concept that we do this for nothing was not credible.”

Bodger “And the sense of not being believed when you say you’re broke.”

Preposaterous:“Indeed”

Bodger: “A broke, broken dude. A hollow, disbelieved shell.”

Preposterous: “Well…”

Bodger: “I mean you’re not a young man.”

Preposterous:  (adjusts top knot) “No.”

Bodger: “You’re an old guy. With a commercially unviable website.”

Preposterous: “With enormous potential and a loyal…”

Bodger:”A sad old dreamer trolled and laughed at by right thinking people.”

Preposterous: “Onwards.” (smiles weakly)

Bodger: “You’ve nothing to show for eight years except the contempt of your fellow journalists, an ability to swallow your pride on a minute to minute basis and Leather Jacket Guy’s private number.”

Preposterous: “That’s just a regular number he gives out.”

Bodger: “Well, exactly. The whole thing is ridiculous.”

Preposterous: “It does sound pretty bleak when put like that.”

Bodger: “Preposterous, even.”

Preposterous: “That too.”

Bodger: “Yes.”

Preposterous: “Yes.”

Bodger: “Think on that.”

Preposterous: “Yes. I will.”

Bodger: “I would.”

*both stare into middle distance to sound of Chompsky snoring*

To be continued.

 

Peckish?

Read on.

Ian Collins writes:

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2001: A Space Odyssey new print?

Or pro-life ad?

Callerz writes:

Just so you know Love Both ads are all over your website…

We have contacted our Google ads person to see if these can be removed.

Sorry.

From Bodger, Chompsky, Olga, Aaron and all at the ‘sheet.

A very happy Christmas to you all.

We will be posting sporadically – pets, papers, etc. – until December 27.

Thank you very much.

Last week, with a voucher for Golden Discs worth Twenty Five big lads on offer, we asked you to name the best thing you’ve heard in the past 12 months.

You answered in your dozens,

But there could be only one winner.

In reverse order then…

The xx – Say Something Loving

Penfold writes:

From way back at start of the year. They seemed to find some happiness for this album compared to their debut, and this song puts on show much of this new joy. Great album too.

Awolnation – Seven Sticks of Dynamite

Selected by Gorugeen.

Sugarmen – Our Gallows

Barry Higgins writes:

Great new Liverpool band.

Jake Thackray – Lah Di Dah

Bertie Blenkinsop writes:

The best thing I’ve heard this year is an old song…I may make it my new karaoke song

Winner

Lisa O’Neill & Radie Peat – Factory Girl (from This Ain’t No Disco)

Some Old Queen writes:

Never heard of either singer before this but both are amazing.

Thanks all.

Golden Discs

Last week: The Best Thing I’ve Heard All Year