Friend of mine used to work with radio legend Wolfman Jack. He can be seen in the movie American Graffiti and was the announcer on a TV show called Midnight Special which for a time featured Australian singer Helen Reddy as regular guest host. I've been told they were America’s Sweethearts in front of the … Continue reading Edit That Out Will Ya…
I continue to get response from serious minded supporters of an Australian Republic since my little joke about how the only way Chairman Peter could revive support for the movement following the most recent Royal tour would be to propose a model with everybody’s favourite race winning mare Winx as head of state. Graphs and … Continue reading A.R.M. D.O.A.
Since ABC management installed Jacinta Parsons and Sami Shah in the breakfast slot after axing Red Symons the program has dropped to a 40 year low https://goo.gl/SGBYdt Between 5.30am and 7.45am, Parsons and Shah attract 7 per cent of available listeners, less than half the 14.2 per cent Symons claimed in his final survey. This … Continue reading ABC BREAKFAST RADIO HAS CRASHED TO A 40 YEAR LOW – Fairfax headline.
There have always been women willing to capitalise on their nubility. There have always been other women who resent those women getting attention because of their sex appeal. My observations on the SKY News program Heads Up about the feminist movement and changes to the Miss America pageant drew some comment. Swimsuit and evening gown … Continue reading American Beauty
I was helping my father dig a post hole in the hot Queensland sun when – out of a clear blue sky as they say – he said “You probably think it’s great to kill a man. Well, it’s not”. Not what I was thinking, Dad. I was actually wondering why we were digging a … Continue reading Warrior women?
Many years ago, in response to questions about public money being used to finance Movies which did not fare well at the Box Office, then Premier Neville Wran said that in future government should only invest taxpayer money in films which were guaranteed to be financial successes. This provoked a good deal of eye rolling … Continue reading Flops, fantasies and New South Wales Premiers
Anthony Albanese is at risk of losing his ‘man of the people’ persona. He wants two – count them, two – referendums on symbolic issues: the republic and indigenous constitutional recognition. His claim is this will create a national “platform of unity” and end divisions over the date of Australia Day. The real daily double … Continue reading Let’s have a referendum on whether we want any more referendums!