Until this evening I’d never met anyone who owned a widescreen TV who was at the same time all that fussy about correct aspect ratios.
I’ve just been chatting with a chap called Geoff Burgess (flatmate of Mr David George Harrison Hooper – owner of the above web-shrine to Michael Buerk) and he is.
Turns out the guy even has a web page which helps the ratio-blind understand where they are going so horribly wrong. Here it is, read and learn:
nb. You may feel when watching people like Lorraine Kelly or Michael Winner that your picture is stretched. Actually they’re just fat.