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Public Address 26/10/06 - Grandstand Special

PUBLIC ADDRESS 26/10/06 - Grandstand Special

His Bobness | Oct 26, 2006 10:08
Russell Brown's Hard News

Most of us can probably agree that Annette Presley is annoying. Having sat next to her on live television, I can personally report to that effect. And Bob Jones' tirade against her to Graeme Hill on Radio Live (now showing on YouTube) is shockingly funny...,


A bigger vision | Oct 26, 2006 10:03
GUEST: Chris Van Ryn

For some time now we have been lobbying against the proposed extensions and alterations to our city art gallery. With few carrying the banner in protest of the changes, why then do we persist with the cry to stop works and review the process?...,


The promise of s*x | Oct 26, 2006 08:13
David Slack on his own account

How's this for motivation? At mile 6 of the New York Marathon you round the corner and see a 'bookish but attractive woman' holding a big sign. Its message is as unambiguous as it is enticing...,

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