Zorg Report: Obnoxious British accents – Americans Can’t Get Enough

Why is it that Americans have become so drawn, in this twilight of their empire, towards cockneyesque abrasive annoying British accents?  One hears it more and more, every day.  Time was, one would hear some rich, or even unaccented American tones, urging you to save lard, smoke Chesterfield, enjoy Roma sherry, try tough cuts of ...

Zorg Report: Dreams and Questions (ongoing)

Why do actors in Canadian tv commercials seem to turn up and be in every second ad for a while, and then disappear? I mean, yes, there are some who appear in an ad series, but there’s a striking number who appear in several ads for different companies within the space of a few months ...