As Australia reels in the shock revelations that our media and casino industry are run by men whose testosterone is more plentifiul than their brain cells, Balls Radio looks at other great fights in Australian history.
This week’s Balls Radio was recorded before the razzle and dazzle of Joe Hockey’s first budget speech, but we know the upshot. Less money for people and more money for business. But Balls Radio has more important things to talk about.
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.
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