Friday, December 02, 2005

Bad Sex Award
Giles Coren has "won" this year's award with his book Winkler.
Read more on the BBC website:
The Bad Sex Award has been successful in highlighting bad writing and the "crude and tasteless" use of sex in contemporary writing - it makes me wonder if another award could be established to do the same thing for TV comedy which has ditched a wide variety of themes to concentrate exclusively on sexual excess and excruciating bad taste as the only subject for most "comedy" programmes. The resulting programmes do not make people laugh just wince as they compete to be more outrageous than their rivals.