He documented every stare that occurs in the series and the emotion that caused it, in The Office Stare Machine.
In total, he documented 706 different stares - if you manage to watch them all there’s apparently a special, secret surprise.
Which cataloged over 1,300 historical references in the series, and allows you to browse them by year.
Well, as George Orwell said, “If you want a picture of the future, imagine David Brent dancing on a human face, forever.”
Thanks to the mass upload, British Pathé’s YouTube page now consists of over 80,000 videos spanning almost a century, from 1896 to 1970. There’s hours of footage of such momentous occasions as the Chernobyl disaster, the cancellation of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1939, HD footage of the first moon landing and the Beatles arriving in New York in 1964.
That umbrella? THE AERIAL. That bollard? THE POWER SOURCE.
These witty, unofficial supermarket wine descriptions are the work of self-described “gonzo design cowboys” id-iom. Much more exciting than the mundane labels they replace, apparently one example lasted a whole fortnight before being spotted by staff.
As soon as we get out of work, we’re heading to our local Sainsbury’s to try this ourselves.
Oooh, sounds classy!
Wine and biscuit pairing guides should *definitely* be an actual thing.
Mmmm, sounds tasty…
Presumably this was Roald Dahl’s favourite.