Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Off with the DJ's head

Actually, I find the "inappropriate comment" for which comedian Tony Biggs got sacked by some obscure Midland radio station quite funny (but who am I? Just a poor old misanthrope with a penchant for violent slapstick):

"I then went into an old riff about how people say the royal family are good for tourism, but the French beheaded theirs and people still visit France. The next record was George Michael's Last Christmas, so I made some sort of comment about 'going from one Queen to another' as a parody of a cheesy DJ."
Yet another case of political correctness gone mad, though I reckon that for Biggs the whole experience will ultimately turn out to have been an excellent career move.

All this reminds me of the following:

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