More UpMyStreet

Tom has a round up of press about UpMyStreet’s continuing administration. He misses out Mike Butcher’s comprehensive analysis of the situation (although Butcher’s attributions of some ideas aren’t, ahem, wholly accurate).

Meanwhile, I’m trying to come up with the best analogy for having a group of stern suit-wearing strangers take over a company. Current front runners: A foreign state setting up government in a newly conquered country; and a group of Internal Affairs agents setting up office in the NYPD Blue precinct room, while Sipowicz et al continue their daily business. Any others? Collective nouns?

Comments

  • I like the idea that we’re in a western, just before the big shoot-out, a little undertaker runs out and measures us up before any shots are fired.

  • How about the bits in 24 (first series) when head office comes down to take over CTU?

  • They’re agents from the Matrix.

  • I have the perfect tonic, Phil. Get ‘The Bootleg Series’ by Bob Dylan. Listen to the track ‘She’s Your Lover Now’. The line (addressed to an ex-girlfriend’s new man) “Yes and YOU, just what d’ya dooo anywaaay?/Ain’t there nothin’ you can saaaay??” ought to do the trick.

  • Which one of you will be andy sipowitz and which one will be the handsome (but unstable) danny?

    and vice versa which actors will be queuing up to be Stef?

10 Apr 2003 in Writing

Haddock Blogs problem
Sorry about the flood of Live Journal entries — they seem to have changed all their URLs. Hopefully it’ll be OK from now on.

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