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[Announcer’s dramatic voiceover] With apologies to Judge Judy Sheindlin, you are about to enter the imaginary courtroom of Judge BC Pires. The people are invented but their attitudes and stupidity are real. The moral dilemmas are immense. The social problem is mighty, but not so huge that it can’t be satirised. This is Judge BC!
OB & BC
OWEN BAPTISTE, the man who gave me my first job in the papers, died last week but I opted not to write about him last Friday, not because I didn’t have anything good to say about him, but because I would have to include something that was, for me — and even more so for him, perhaps — pretty bad.
A Carnival of Film
THOUGH I’VE never been and still am not an official part of it, I’ve been a friend of the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival since the first one in 2006, because I think it’s vital that we see ourselves, not just Bruce Willis and Denzel Washington, on our own big screens. For most of the first 14 festivals, I’ve done either or both of a roundup/intro and/or a “film of the day” like today’s, recommending strong films.
Fantasy BC FC
A Fantasy Premier League Advice Column for the Bottom 999,999,999K