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[Mar. 27th, 2008|07:00 pm]
Listen in, listen Ian!
I went to the BBC website just now, and the radio bit of home page offered me a listen again link to George Lamb on 6 Music. "Ooh," I thought, "that's that bloke everyone's always complaining about isn't it? Perhaps I should have a quick listen to see what the fuss is about."

Christ, what a cvnt.
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[User Picture]From: pookee
2008-03-27 07:10 pm (UTC)
I saw a trailer for him on the telly and thought precisely the same thing. I hadn't realised lots of people had been complaining about him, but it doesn't surprise me at all.
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[User Picture]From: exliontamer
2008-03-27 07:16 pm (UTC)
If that's the guy in the TV adverts which end with him saying "Shabba!" in a HILARIOUSLY IRONIC way, then yes, he must die.
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[User Picture]From: carsmilesteve
2008-03-27 07:44 pm (UTC)
yes, yes it is him. BRING BAACK GIDEON!!!
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[User Picture]From: freakytigger
2008-03-28 10:06 am (UTC)
Exactly. I for one would never condone the sudden replacement of friendly and knowledgeable radio hosts with drunken-sounding idiots spouting incessant in-jokes.
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[User Picture]From: pookalso
2008-03-27 07:37 pm (UTC)
Not heard of him. I'm torn, should I also now check out the link? Hm.
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[User Picture]From: the_roofdog
2008-03-27 10:12 pm (UTC)
Don't give him the listen again count, try this:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=HT_2aElFktY

I was convinced this was a p1ss-take but apparently it's been uploaded by a genuine Lamb fan.
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[User Picture]From: miss_newham
2008-03-27 09:08 pm (UTC)
Ahhhh! We listened to him every day for the first two weeks I worked in the office, until our grumbling was finally noted. I wouldn't mind him so much if he didn't have precisely two catchphrases and repeat them endlessly. As it is, Jo and I are planning a march on 6 Music to slap him about the face and lock him in a cupboard.
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From: liquidindian
2008-03-27 09:26 pm (UTC)
Yes, having a likable chap on who genially chatted about nothing special but obviously liked his music was too 'blokey', apparently. So it's all the fault of women.
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[User Picture]From: the_roofdog
2008-03-27 10:02 pm (UTC)
If you haven't already:

http://www.getlambout.org.uk/
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[User Picture]From: burkesworks
2008-03-27 10:27 pm (UTC)
Saw a trailer for his show just before tonight's A2A; it's no coincidence that Lamb is yet another floppy-haired foppish mockney stage-school twunt cut from the same cloth as Fielding and Brand. Kill.

Edited at 2008-03-27 10:33 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: braisedbywolves
2008-03-28 12:26 am (UTC)
I can't help thinking that Chris Evans has a lot to answer for.
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From: alnya
2008-03-28 01:36 am (UTC)
God his show is terrible, bring back Gideon! You know that he knows his show is terrible though, cos every 5 minutes he has to remind you that people tell him they enjoy the show...
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From: class_worrier
2008-03-29 12:42 am (UTC)
That's a little unfair. He also mentions the people (and web ::yawn:: petition. Jesus, how much spare time do people have these days?) who are very much against him.

I don't think Gideon Coe could be 'brought back' as he left of his own volition*. Switching to late nights synchronises with his weekend show on the actually_listened_to Radio 2. A smart career move.

*Of course this may all be balls. It's Gin Night in these parts.
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