DVD Derek reviews…

Absolutely Everything is another Simon Pegg movie. The Monty Python team is involved through out the film. Fans of Pegg and Monty Python will enjoy this funny romp. It reminded me of an old Goons radio show, with voices and outrageous humour sure to make you smile. Simon Pegg has a way of bringing different … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1943

At a time when classical music received nearly as much coverage as professional sports in the popular press, it was major news indeed when an unknown 25-year-old led the nation’s most important symphony orchestra in a Carnegie Hall concert broadcast live to a radio audience in the millions.  For The New York Times, it was … [Read the full story]

Royal prank DJ given “Top Jock” award

One of the Australian radio presenters who staged a royal prank call that was linked to the suicide of a London nurse has been awarded the title of “Top Jock” by his employer, radio network Southern Cross Austereo. Michael Christian was the joint winner in one of the categories of an internal competition that recognizes … [Read the full story]

Bowie to release his 1st album in 10 years

David Bowie has announced his first new album in 10 years. Titled ‘The Next Day’, the album has been produced by Bowie’s longtime collaborator Tony Visconti and will be released on March 11. Australia will get the albums three days earlier on March 8, while American fans will have to wait until March 12. The … [Read the full story]

Aussie DJ’s prank gets them in trouble

Prince William and Kate were “shocked and saddened” last night after the hospital nurse fooled by a hoaxer posing as the Queen committed suicide. Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found dead two days after the stunt by an Aussie DJ. Tributes were paid last night to tragic mum-of-two Jacintha, who apparently killed herself after she became … [Read the full story]

Jason Akermanis is a fucking idiot

AFL loudmouth Jason Akermanis says he was “stupid” and insensitive for attacking the late Jim Stynes as a “nasty man in his day” who was being treated like a “demigod”. In an explosive radio interview with Mix 92.7 FM on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast last week, the former three-time premiership-winning player said the public outpouring of … [Read the full story]

Pauline Hanson could be Queen of radio on 6PR

Yesterday Pauline Hanson revealed that she was interested in talk-back radio. Steve Mills on 6PR 882 radio station asked the question when she was on his breakfast show and she was more than interested. Pauline Hanson mentioned that she had been to Perth before but was in no way a local. Steve Mills let her … [Read the full story]

A dog in a blender?

A TV ad, showing a toy dog in a blender for an Aussie Radio Station has been pulled after viewers thought that the dog was real. Come on Aussie’s…we wouldn’t have been angry if it was a Roo…or would we…?