Tuesday, December 20, 2011

On getting the news

Bill Bailey is an English comedian, musician, actor and TV presenter who often appears on Stephen Fry's long running panel game show QI, an award winning celebration of the obscure. Bailey's comedy is always intelligent and topical, and sometimes strange. He claims to have attended Bovington Gurney School of Performing Arts and Owl Sanctuary, then worked various jobs, including lounge pianist, crematorium organist, door-to-door door-salesman and accompanist for a mind-reading dog.

Here is a sample, in which he reveals the importance of celebrities in delivering news to Americans.

And now for something completely different, a tribute to Kraftwerk:

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