Thursday on The Conversation Hour and Terry Lane is slurpishly sucking up Debbie Reynolds: "When you were making Singing in the Rain, you'll always be Kathy Sheldon to me, etc". And Kathy Selden to everyone else.
IS IT ME? AM I ON YET?
Long time commenter, first time blogger.
Rodney Hogg on SEN: "Hansie Cronje was assassinated, no doubt about it. The plane crash was not an accident."
Why does Foxtel have An American Werewolf in Paris on high rotation, were-as An American Werewolf in London is rarely, if ever, shown?
NO HARM DONE
Favourable signs for the Ashes. Steve Harmison has used up his one good day for the year.
Are we that buggered for talent in Strayan sports commentary? Robert Fidgeon: "Fox Footy's Clinton Grybas, one of the top three sports commentators in Australia." Or TV critics?
Speaking of The Conversation Hour - Ba! Dum! Early this year I was fleeing Sydney through the suburb of Engadine, listening to Minette Walters, when it occurred to me that Engadine would make a great name for poison. "I am sorry," oozed D'Sartor malevolently. "But there is no antidote to living in Sydney." So, is Engadine a nice place, then?
Tony Grieg gorn?
while Benaud was happy to talk publicly about the length of his contract, others were not. Tony Greig, for instance, bristled when we broached the subject of his future, a relevant inquiry we thought, given that his good friend Kerry Packer is no longer with us and also because, despite Packer's longstanding support, he invariably finishes near the bottom of popularity polls.
Big call by Nick Bray and/or Sean Fewster in the Hun TV guide: "Much of [The new Dr Who] success comes from the appeal of Rose, arguably the best companion the Doctor has had."