This week Balls Radio salutes the life of Senator Haradine, the Tasmanian independent who campaigned fiercely against porn and other things that involved having a good time. We also look to Canada, where porn is more acceptable so long as it meets the 35% local content quota. We ask what are the ingredients for a good Canadian porn movie?
Once again, Balls Radio meanders through an hour of alleged entertainment, discussing everything from how good Confucius would have been on social media, through to the rise of religious fundamentalism amongst our politicians, through to Ronald McDonalds makeover.
Kate Middleton has been exposed to a naked bottom during her visit to New Zealand. Fortunately it was from a Maori and not the NZ Prime Minister John Keys – but it could set the way for Tony Abbott to welcome them to Oz in his budgie smugglers.
Britain’s place in Europe, Obama’s trip to Egypt, New Zealand’s latest earthquakes, wearable technology and Abbott’s preoccupation with pomp and ceremony, all get a workout on this week’s Balls Radio.
We were considering broadcasting Balls Radio entirely in Latin, knowing full well it would have little impact on our audience figures. We’d have the same number of people tuning in and, as usual, they’d wonder what the hell we are talking about.
Balls has never been bigger. It must be the hot weather.
It’s Phil Dobbie’s weekly podcast that dissects the week’s news and spits it out only partially digested. With correspondents to around the globe we have everything covered.
Balls Radio has a new look for 2014 - each episode is an hour long, with Phil Dobbie trying to make sense on what's going on in the world. Richard Kazimer joins us from the US, John Dobbie in the UK and Brian Haverty dissects the world of entertainment. It's like talk radio, but not.