Friend of mine was working on a promo video the other day with Michael Buble. He showed him the proposed script and asked whether he was OK with it. ‘Yeah, it’s good’ he replied. ‘But do you mind if I Bublerise it a little?’ Hmm, Bublerise… presumably verb, transitive, ‘to present in a style specifically [...]
Are you a verb yet?
February 26, 2010
Mes que un partido?
February 22, 2010
I’m lucky enough to be heading to Cape Town this summer to catch some of the World Cup. And courtesy of the FIFA lottery, one of the games I’ll be seeing is Portugal vs. North Korea. When the unarguably football mad Charlize Theron first informed me that this fixture was to be my fate, my [...]
One and all, to be there
February 19, 2010
Great excitement at DHM HQ this morning. Thanks to a top on-line tip from canny Chris and all-in fast fingers at the stroke of 9, sixteen tickets have been secured for the Kings of Leon’s summer gig in Hyde Park. Well that’s the agency summer party sorted out then. Now back to work…
The Fabianski Effect
February 18, 2010
Since last night’s debacle in Portugal, the Arsesphere has been in ferment over who between Almunia and Fabianski is the better keeper. It all feels a bit like debating who was the nicer Kray twin. Isn’t the only relevant point that they’re both hopeless? This sort of thing often happens in creative development research too. [...]
If you’ve ever felt bitter about missing out on an award – this might just cheer you up…
February 16, 2010
It was the year he won the French Open to complete his grand slam of majors and added yet another Wimbledon to boot. It was enough for most of the sport’s grand pooh-bahs to name him the greatest to ever wield a racket. But it wasn’t, I learned last night from Eurosport, enough for him [...]