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Public Address 29/09/03 - Many Things

PUBLIC ADDRESS 29/09/03 - Many Things

PR Noir |Sep 28, 2003 23:17
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

The ritual of the Saturday clean-up around ours is invariably a prelude to going to the movies. This weekend was no exception though there wasn't much to choose from. It came down to The Stones' Gimme Shelter versus a noir festival at the Chauval in Oxford St...,


The Martini |Sep 27, 2003 14:01
Chad Taylor in the Muse Lounge

Late last night in the Muse Lounge a bunch of us gathered around to raise a farewell highball to George Plimpton , who passed away Thursday US time. We also drank a commemorative toast to any stringers tasked with potting that particular biography...,


"I'll turn over a new leaf… |Sep 27, 2003 10:34
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

...just as soon as I get to the bottom of the page," as Oscar Wilde is rumoured to have quipped. I always vow I'm going to get out more, but I didn't make it to a single event at either "New York Is Book Country" or the,


Mid-week practice marred by mysterious insomnia |Sep 26, 2003 17:29
Debra Daley's astral plane

Wednesday: I was laughing my head off on the train reading Barry Gifford. (Baby Cat-Face says to her boyfriend, Jimbo, "Listen what else. I hook up wid guess who?" "Who?" "Sugargirl Crooks!" "You serious? Gal sung 'Dude Don't get Much Res' When He Be Sleepin' Around?" …) But by the...,


Weekend at Brian's |Sep 26, 2003 12:42
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

If the Paul Holmes thing was a ratings stunt, then it worked rather well, didn't it? Whether people got the joke or not - whether it was a joke or not - everyone's been talking about it, even other radio stations...,


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