Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Now I have a machine gun. Ho-ho-ho

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 18 December 15

As one cableco builds up its telecom arsenal, a controversial Christmas film survey sparks an existential crisis.

The Total Telecom office was rocked this week by the revelation that Die Hard, arguably the greatest Christmas film of all time, is not even a Christmas film at all, as far as 66% of respondents in a Virgin Media Ireland survey are concerned. Admittedly, Die Hard contains a lot more gunfire, swearing, destruction, and general peril than a 'traditional' Christmas film, but there is no escaping these irrefutable facts: It is set at Christmas time during an office Christmas party that happens to be rudely interrupted by a sophisticated group of armed robbers…

The Total Telecom office was rocked this week by the revelation that Die Hard, arguably the greatest Christmas film of all time, is not even a Christmas film at all, as far as 66% of respondents in a Virgin Media Ireland survey are concerned. Admittedly, Die Hard contains a lot more gunfire, swearing, destruction, and general peril than a 'traditional' Christmas film, but there is no escaping these irrefutable facts: It is set at Christmas time during an office Christmas party that happens to be rudely interrupted by a sophisticated group of armed robbers…

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