My occasional colleague Clive Robertson was apparently fossicking through his memorabilia the other night and found this depiction of us both as rendered by SMH cartoonist John Shakespeare. (click heading to view)
The Velvet Pouch
Conversation I had with Mark "Chopper" Read about today's crims versus back in his day, his reaction to electro shock therapy and how he absolutely does not want his kids to take the path he did.
Love and the Law
When you turn to the law to solve issues in your love life - recent examples include the Depp defamation debacle and a man who was in court accused of breaching an AVO for wanting to give his ex a cuddle. Grandparents denied the ability to see the grandkids grow up - the Queen has … Continue reading Love and the Law
The Tranny Wagon… Twink and the Gorilla suit…
Radio station promotions from back in the day which did not go as planned (click on heading for audio).
When they tell you to go, should you… Go quietly? Go for a headline? Go for revenge?
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The Ron Burgundy factor
I have known many newsreaders over the years. Some have been very good – others? Well, sometimes what they see on the page goes right from the eyes to the mouth apparently without engaging the brain -- the Ron Burgundy factor. (Click on heading to access audio)
How to do a radio commercial for something you don’t believe in without telling a lie…
The late Bernard King put on a show which really wasn't very good - but he was paying for Clive Robertson and myself to promote it on the radio. In this clip Robertson tries to push me in to saying I enjoyed the performance - when I didn't. Click for audio...
Currawong horror, cat food, carping vegans…
a Currawong yesterday I was talking on the phone to a woman I know when it became obvious that what I had to offer by way of conversation was becoming just so much background noise to some horror visible to her but not immediately obvious to me. Woman I Know: "Oh no! Oh this is … Continue reading Currawong horror, cat food, carping vegans…
Modern Problems – does the “soul mate” really exist?
Norman Mailer said "You don't know a woman until you've met her in court". (You're allowed to substitute "man" for "woman" if you choose). The point remains that human beings can believe they've met their "soul mate" but in a relatively short space of time this can turn out to not be the case and … Continue reading Modern Problems – does the “soul mate” really exist?