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Friday, June 23rd, 2006

I didn’t actually mean it when I said “keep them coming”… Adam chips in with this piece on the Robot World Cup. Via a cunningly simple move of PR genius, this coincides with the real deal, in Germany. Results indicate that the Ozzie Nubots won the 4-legged category (not quite sticking to that soccer metaphor, […]


Friday, June 2nd, 2006

Further to my post below, there are many videos of man-machine, Peter Crouch doing the robot on You-tube. Here’s the pick of them: It’s the little shimmy at the end you’ve got to love.

TV gold

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Sunday evening we witnessed a moment of pure television magic: Peter Crouch at the Beckham’s Full Length and Fabulous party, fleetingly shown doing ‘the robot’ on the dancefloor. It was on for a couple of seconds at most, but already the ripples are spreading across the internet. This is a meme that cannot die. Expect […]

Juve’s ‘Lucky’ runs out

Friday, May 12th, 2006

Interesting scandal in Serief-A as Luciano Moggi, a widely despised director at Juventus, has been arrested. Robotperson follows Serie-A on Bravo’s Football Italia show, hosted by the excellent James Richardson (author of the above piece), which shows matches live every week. More from Richardson on Moggi here.