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Tony Abbott on Hey Hey It’s Saturday

You can watch the Opposition Leader here. I’m voting for Kylie Minogue.

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Tell me, who are you?

There’s a television program on SBS called Who Do You Think You Are? The episodes currently being shown date back to 2004, but the show is obviously popular because an Australian version will appear on our screens early next year.

Posted in television

Nine: we’re still the one… for sexism

It’s summer and one way to pass the time is to watch the cricket. For gals as well as guys. But that entrenched bastion of blokiness, Channel Nine, it appears, is intent on keeping its cricket coverage a blokes only

Posted in feminism, media, television

The back downside of celebrity

Trust internet news bottom feeders Fairfax Online to bring us the story about Jennifer Love Hewitt’s bum. There’s a good analysis of all this at Feministe, where Lauren rightly praises Love Hewitt for taking aim at her critics, and defending

Posted in culture, feminism, health, media, politics, sociology, television

Friday Funnies: 24 spoof – 1994 technology

I hope embedding this works! If not, try this link. Who has some good old-fashioned technology stories to share? Maintaining dial-up connections uphill both ways in the snow etc? H/T Pam Spaulding at Pandagon

Posted in fun, television

Walkleys tonight; Milne apologises in advance

Last year I watched the Walkleys on the off chance it might be interesting – and we all know why it turned out to be. I suppose it’s hoping too much for the journo-fest to do the excitement thing twice

Posted in media, television
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