Are We Live? : the Funniest Bloopers from TV and Radio by Marion Appleby

By Marion Appleby

From Iggy Pop simulating intercourse with a teddy endure on a kid's convey to Mike Tyson's musing that he "might simply fade into Bolivian," a hilarious book approximately every part which may and feature long past mistaken in a broadcasting studio
 
Whether it really is Nicki Minaj's Good Morning America dresser malfunction, or an Antiques Roadshow ceramic professional mistakenly describing a bit of Victoria Regina porcelain as "Rictoria Vagina," this book takes within the complete spectrum of comedy gold captured on film—whether intentional or not! This rip-roaring choice of broadcasting calamities covers various laugh-out-loud occasions from cloth cabinet malfunctions to the nightmare that's the outdoors broadcast—the international of television and radio hasn't ever been so funny.

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Asking for it If you’re going to include a discussion on The Vagina Monologues on a live broadcast there’s a fair chance the c-bomb might be dropped. Jane Fonda: It wasn’t that I wasn’t a big fan. I hadn’t seen the play, I live in Georgia …I was asked to do a monologue called ‘C**t’ …I said, I don’t think so, I’ve got enough problems. The Today Show, NBC, May 2008 ‘If it weren’t for Philo T. ’ COMEDIAN JOHNNY CARSON Serial offender While discussing the thorny issue of fox hunting in April 2010, Radio 5 Live Breakfast Show host Nicky Campbell let one too many slip … Nicky Campbell: Tim Bono from the Countryside Alliance – an organization which is, of course, pro-c**ting …er …hunting.

It’s about animals pooping and pecking; life and its very unpredictability. This book is divided into handy sections, with not a misplaced word nor an accidental profanity littering its pages. It’s serious too, with important information for all public figures on How to Remember When Your Mic Is Still On. There are also heroes, like the amiable Guy Goma – the man who went for an interview in the accounts department of the BBC only to find himself on a rolling-news broadcast facing questions about illegal downloading.

I find television to be very educating. ’ GROUCHO MARX URBAN LEGENDS The myths of live broadcast debunked Chris Taylor, a guest on popular Australian breakfast television show Sunrise, chose his chance in the limelight to announce directly to camera, ‘My partner, Jo, never misses the show …so can I just put a message out to her? ’ However, despite realistic onscreen graphics and some pretty good acting from the show’s real presenters, Taylor later confessed that the whole thing had been a set-up.

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