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This Week:

  • REMEMBERING MUNKT0N – with 2003 board invasion
  • IMAGE CHALLENGE – Anti tory posters
  • ROGER MOORE – Remembrance & nostalgia B3ta stlye

    B3ta email 674 – 26 May 2017

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    : HELLO NUMBER FOUR

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    The reality of modern publishing is you need a strong Facebook page to get stuff in front of people. We used to do this via newsletter.

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    : SPONSORED LINK
    Look at Them Shine – Garrick Theatre

    Feat: Sara Pascoe, Jason Byrne, Brian Gittins, Tom Allen, John Kearns

    A Comedy night, like Live In The Apollo without that dude in the wig Michael Macintyre telling you that you trust the fridge… WHO SAYS I TRUST THE FRIDGE? NOBODY! I DON’T TRUST ANYONE! LET ALONE THE FRIDGE.

    FUCK THE FRIDGE!
    http://www.rabbitrabbitcomedy.com/london/look-at-them-shine-june-13/

    BTW: No we were fibbing about being sponsored by Walkers Crisps. Sorry. Rabbit Rabbit comedy is our sponsor. Be nice to them and buy their tickets. Go on.


    : BYE ROGER MOORE
    Three way bye-bye from everyone at b3ta

  • BEST ROGER MOORE STORY YOU’LL EVER READ – It’s been a rotten week but this story about a chap meeting Roger Moore as a child and then again as an adult really lifted our mood and hopefully it’ll do the same for you. Thanks to Marc Haynes for sharing.
    http://b3ta.com/blog/simply-a-great-story-about-roger-moore-thatll-make-you-feel-good/

  • ROGER MOORE FLASH NOSTALGIA – Back in B3ta 55 we published Dan Chamber’s Flash animation about Roger Moore so today we got back in touch and asked him to get it on YouTube. It’s great – double nostalgia of old B3ta and the dearly departed Rog. And how’s Dan? He’s well, he’s still in animation and done loads of kids TV and adverts in the er… last 15 or so years since we last caught up. Yay.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W8a1CqSbI8

  • ROGER PHOTOSHOPS – Some Roger Moore tributes from our ob3tuaries challenge. Not the best possible taste but they were made with love.
    http://b3ta.com/challenge/ob3tuaries/


    : GIVE WEEBL YOUR FUCKING MONEY

    Jonti Picking, of badger badger badger fame wants your money. Patreon stuff init. He says “Making animations is not easy, quick or cheap so if you like what we do then your support REALLY helps and gives us the freedom to create the things you love, without compromising.” Go on, bung the old sausage 50p.
    https://www.patreon.com/mrweebl


    : WHAT B3TA PEOPLE HAVE BEEN DOING THIS WEEK
    Other than making suspicious jam

  • ANDREW MARR WEATHER – @area writes, “My significant other has decreed that ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ is required viewing since we started dating. It didn’t take me long to realise what my favourite bit of it is, and as a result I’ve now started a Twitter account solely to document Andrew Marr introducing the weather forecast”
    https://twitter.com/SoToTheWeather

    We asked WHY they enjoyed this bit so much and area replied, ‘They’re just needlessly overwritten. He could just say “Here’s Louise with the weather”, but instead he says “It’s been a rather desolate, bone-aching and frankly soul-destroying week, meteorologically, and I wish I could think of something good to say about it. But I can’t. Over to Louise”.’

  • THERESA MAY ELECTION SONG – “I made another musical video, this time about Theresa May’s campaign strategy” writes the b3ta artist formerly known as giant_squid. We thought we’d hate this but it’s great.
    https://youtu.be/3Kjp5JxlGjs

  • ELECTION POSTERS – if you hadn’t noticed there’s an election on. “I been doing these anti-tory posters writes”, long term b3tan Darren Cullen AKA Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives, “I’ve been making anti-Tory propaganda you can download and print in your home, office, or local closed & dilapidated library.”
    https://www.spellingmistakescostlives.com/toriesout

  • HISTORY OF MUSIC – James Errington writes, “I’m making a mix of music / audio for every year since the start of sound recording. So far I’ve got up to 1890.”
    https://centuriesofsound.wordpress.com/2017/05/01/1890/


  • WALKERS CRISPS FUCK-UP Amazing screw up from Walkers – they allowed unmoderated photos into their official Twitter account and tweeting out videos of murderers & sex offenders. And of course we’ve saved the video so you can watch coz they obviously deleted all this shit ASAP.
    http://b3ta.com/blog/walkers-crisps-tweet-a-series-of-murderer-and-sex-offender-videos-in-fully-fledged-social-media-disaster/

  • BBC BROASDCAST BAD TASTE IAN BRADY RADIO QUIZ – Make sure you listen to this radio clip as a cheesy local radio host decided to commit career suicide by doing a jolly music quiz about Ian Brady. Unbelievable.
    http://b3ta.com/blog/ian-brady-local-radio-quiz/

    BTW: If anyone has a follow up on this story we’d like to know. BBC apologised & Nathan Turvey deleted account. But we’re still puzzled by it. It’s been forgotten in the horror of the week but still want to know why he did this. Not outraged. Fascinated. Weird thing to do in context of BBC local radio.


    : REMEMBERING MUNKT0N

    Old school b3tan Munkt0n of B3ta AND 4rthur fame sadly passed on this week but it prompted B3tans of 2003 vintage to stage a board invasion in tribute to the lovely old chap. It’s a fitting tribute and seeing all the old names puts a lump in our throat.
    http://b3ta.com/board/11226737


    : BEST IMAGES THIS WEEK
    All the good stuff from /board

  • “AND I WOULD HAVE GOTTEN AWAY WITH IT TOO, IF IT WEREN’T FOR YOU MEDDLING 18-24 YEAR OLDS!” – (Artist: Q4nobody)
    http://b3ta.com/board/11227556

  • IMPORTANT GENERAL ELECTION INFO – this is getting loads of shares on Facebook and hopefully people understand it’s a gag rather than fake news. (Barbarossa)
    http://b3ta.com/board/11227991

  • “Post Manchester Bombing Social Media Immigration Discussion Bingo” – (Artist: Drimble)
    http://b3ta.com/blog/post-manchester-bombing-social-media-immigration-discussion-bingo/


    : IMAGE CHALLENGE
    This week: Anti Tory Election Posters

    Make some new election posters for the Conservative party. Bonus points for printing them off and sticking them up in public, like the internet anarchists you are.
    http://b3ta.com/challenge/antitory2017


    : SPONSORED LINK – THANKS B3TA – A REPEATED AD!
    Look at Them Shine – Garrick Theatre

    Feat: Sara Pascoe, Jason Byrne, Brian Gittins, Tom Allen, John Kearns

    A Comedy night, like Live In The Apollo without that dude in the wig Michael Macintyre telling you that you trust the fridge… WHO SAYS I TRUST THE FRIDGE? NOBODY! I DON’T TRUST ANYONE! LET ALONE THE FRIDGE.

    FUCK THE FRIDGE!
    http://www.rabbitrabbitcomedy.com/london/look-at-them-shine-june-13/


    : CREDIT
    Edited by Rob Manuel & David Stevenson.
    Newsletter subj by CanonCaliber & sock.


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