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Wednesday, April 20, 2005

X-treme Pope Coverage

Watching CNN coverage last night just before the new pope was announced, it struck me that the news presenter's voice was hard to distinguish from the hyped-up testosterone fuelled sensationalism of the announcers on that American wrestling shite you get on eTV. I found it kind of bizarre, that a new pope gets sensationalised in the same way as the more trailer trash aspect of American sports culture.

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