April 27th, 2020

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This is the BBC, by the way. BBC's "breaking news" is that on the other side of the pond a stupid old man begins his daily routine that is unlikely, in any way but the comical, to have any impact on the lives of their audience. Jeez!

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From the News Quiz on BBC Radio 4, Friday April 24, at about 4:45:

I love the backgrounds people have on their Zoom calls... You see it on the news every day, when someone's coming in. You've gotta have a great bookshelf. You gotta have A Little Life on there, you've gotta have Donna Tartt on there...

Gosh, it's as if he's describing a great bookshelf of the Moscow intelligentsia, as presenting on the social media about a year ago.