Two separate stories are dominating the UK press today – the Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead trailer has been released, and a whole lotta people are actin’ a fool over in London at the G20 summit.
Funny note: you’ll probably see more black people in the Doctor Who trailer than in all of the news footage from the protests.
Here’s the minute-long Planet of the Dead teaser. Damn, I’m gonna miss David Tennant:
Now for the G20 protests – there’s a lot of first-hand footage popping up on YouTube right now, and here are some of the best clips. Warnings: clips contain strong language and violence:
G20 Meltdown smashes the Royal Bank of Scotland
“Police Attack Sit Down Protestors – G20
G20 Protest London – Riot begins outside Bank of England
More of the Riot outside the Bank of England
ABC NEWS Reports: To Avoid G-20 Terrorists, Businessman Advised Not To Wear Suits
Here’s a funny clip: watching Obama’s security detail trying to park “The Beast” in front of Downing Street is almost something out of a Monty Python sketch. 1:18 – 1:30 is particularly John Cleese-worthy.(watch the clip)