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Mic Wright

Freelance journalist, TV writer

Mic Wright is a freelance journalist who predominantly writes about technology, pop culture and TV. He has contributed to a wide variety of publications including Wired, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. He has also held staff roles at music magazine, Q, and technology bible, Stuff. He currently spends most of his time in Dublin where he lives with his fiancee and a very moody cat.

My Television Week: Dragons' Den, The Secret Life Of Buildings

The new series of <em>Dragons' Den</em> began a few days before Duncan Bannatyne turned Twitter vigilante, offering £50k to anyone who could capture and mildly maim a mysterious Russian who'd threatened his daughter. After that, wondering whether a guy with a device to combat toilet splash-back would persuade the Dragons to invest didn't seem quite so dramatic.
04/08/2011 15:48 BST

My Television Week: The Hour And The Glee Project

Switching over from the news to watch the start of a story that looks set to consider the way the police, the media and the government interact feels right. Despite taking place in 1956, just on the cusp of Suez, the series has fortuitously arrived as the country is gripped by another crisis of government. Meanwhile, featuring a collection of 'misfits' who would, like the current cast of <em>Glee</em>, easily rule any normal high school with their bright white smiles and perky charm, <em>The Glee Project </em>is frighteningly positive.
22/07/2011 09:21 BST

My Television Week: Torchwood And Top Model

The return of the mind-wiping drug Retcon), <em>Torchwood: Miracle Day</em> exists in a new world where the guitar riffs on the soundtrack are louder and the explosions are bigger. In a strange way, the bigger budget makes the absurdities harder to ignore. Meanwhile, it's a lot harder to enjoy sausages if you've just been on a trip to an abattoir. I'm having a similar problem with this year's series of <em>Britain And Ireland's Next Top Model</em>.
15/07/2011 08:58 BST

My Television Week

Lord Sugar was so disgusted by the equally dismal performances put in by both sides of <em>The Apprentice</em> that he slapped a £100 fine on Natasha's team, though that may actually have just been a punishment for her repeated use of the word "operationally".
08/07/2011 08:42 BST