Surface pleasure

I know this is going to get me into an awful lot of trouble, but I really don’t think the TV adaptation of Martin Amis’s Money (BBC2, Sunday, Wednesday) was that bad. Of course, though, I do see the main problem — which was neatly described in the Telegraph by Michael Deacon.

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6 thoughts on “Surface pleasure”

  1. John of Kent: He’s damned if he do and he’s damned if he don’t.
    Bear in mind that James is a. A multi-faceted human being, b. A TV critic for the Spectator, c. A writer of WWII adventure novels.
    Oh, and there are only two Ls in Delingpole, not three.

  2. Long live freelance journalism & multi-faceted individuals.
    Man gotta work, bairns gotta eat etc….

    Best,
    OL

  3. “Badger says:
    June 7, 2010 at 11:30 am

    John of Kent: He’s damned if he do and he’s damned if he don’t.
    Bear in mind that James is a. A multi-faceted human being, b. A TV critic for the Spectator, c. A writer of WWII adventure novels.
    Oh, and there are only two Ls in Delingpole, not three.”

    If you want to get anal about spelling and grammar etc, that is up to you. However, you have made several errors yourself in the above quoted post. As for the extra ‘l” I have a dodgy keyboard lllllllllllol!

  4. agree with all you say about Exile …watching the documentary almost made you want to become a drug addled louche rock star …it all looked so cool
    the record isnt up to much except for perhaps Let it Loose one of my favourite stones tracks
    oh and yes I couldnt wait for Money to end either when I first read it in the 80s
    kept on thinking I must have missed the point maybe I did

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