Dr Mumbo

Pegley: Give me Foxtel and an early death

Sometimes it’s possible to be just a bit too topical. As journo Rob Pegley demonstrated today.

In a piece for The Punch on his love of telly, Pegley opined:  

“I tense and wait for them to follow “I don’t really watch television” with something like “because I’m far more cultured than you obviously are and have better things to do with my time, but if you’re content to waste hours watching brainless drivel on the box then that’s your funeral”.

Sadly, it turns out that it is, in fact, his funeral.

His piece coincided neatly with the publication of research that suggests avid TV watchers die earlier.


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