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PUBLIC ADDRESS 14/05/04 - Five For Friday!

PUBLIC ADDRESS 14/05/04 - Five for Friday!

Hi folks,

After wondering whether we'd have anything to post today I unexpectedly find us with a Friday feast. You are cordially invited skive off and spend the rest of the day reading blogs.



Oh God | May 14, 2004 11:43
Fiona Rae from the couch

Mention of new reality shows, or reality shows in general, always makes me feel like Blackadder whenever Baldrick says "I have a cunning plan." Imagine that sardonic tone: "Oh God." American Idol? Oh God. Fear Factor's coming back? Oh God, no...,

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Being the Girlie | May 14, 2004 11:37
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

I've been a bit disillusioned with magazines recently. I can go into a newsagency and ferret around for a quarter of an hour and still come out empty-handed, which is strange as I used to love them...,

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More on the mayor's fantasies ... | May 14, 2004 11:30
Russell Brown's Hard News

Former Auckland transport planner Daniel Newcombe, who now works for Transport for London ("across the hall from the Congestion Charging gnomes"), has been following the Hard News commentary on John Banks' Eastern Corridor adventure, he says, "with interest"...,

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Troy and Troy again | May 14, 2004 10:31
GUEST: Mark Broatch at the movies

At least now we know what all the Greeks supposed to be building the Olympic village were doing. They were suffering the indignity of loincloths and lugging spears and shields around in the seething Maltese sun...,

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Ben, the two of us need look no more | May 13, 2004 18:14
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

Much like BMG, who had obviously pre-recorded, mastered and photographed both Ben and Michael singing the Idol single, to allow for its almost instant release, I had this week's post-idol blog half written. Unfortunately I'd grossly underestimated the power of the New Zealand public to do the right thing...,

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