Balls Radio starts the week off with a burst of Radio 2IQ, the radio station where stupid people can talk to each other about their ingrained prejudices. It's a purely fictional radio station, of course. Or is it.
The Commonwealth Games is over, Kylie has sung, leaving us all to focus on the Israeli Palestinian conflict and that other great war, between comedian Russell Brand and UK Fox news shock-jock Sean Hannity.
The situation between Israel and Gaza worsens, Russia steps up the cold war by banning some McDonald's products, the US Republicans are out to impeach the President and nut-jobs on the internet are developing conspiracy theories around flight MH17.
Phil Dobbie returns from a four week break to find a world in chaos. But still, the future is bright if you don't believe in man-made climate change and you think that asylum seekers can happily return to their former persecution.