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14 Aug 2014

Balls Radio is proud to call itself part of Team Australia – given that the only other choice is being declared a Jihadist and sent to jail.

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12 Aug 2014

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.

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04 Aug 2014

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.

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27 Jul 2014

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.

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21 Jul 2014

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.

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14 Jun 2014

ichard Kazimer describes the Aussie PM’s visit to the US as a comedy tour, featuring an aborted attempt to introduce a coalition of the unwilling on climate change and a faux pas over the Presidential gift.

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10 Jun 2014

It’s cold – for Australia, anyway. Balls Radio asks whether hibernation is an option. Could we hide under the doona and come out in Spring, hopefully with a new government and a different way of looking at the world.

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02 Jun 2014

There seems to be something missing from Christopher Pyne’s grasp on economics. As we discuss with Professor Steve Keen, the idea that deregulation will drive university prices down is based on the theoretical assumption of perfect competition.

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27 May 2014

Australia is about to crumble and fall into the sea unless our debt is reined in by a week on Thursday. That’s why we’re bringing you this special emergency edition of the program, filled with facts and figures that will amaze you.

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20 May 2014

Joe Hockey, the Australian Treasurer, has had a brainwave. If he uses the word “rabbit” when he really means “tax”, people won’t get so upset. Find out why in this week’s Balls Radio.

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14 May 2014

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.

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07 May 2014

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.

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What is Balls Radio?

Balls Radio is like talk radio, but for thinking people. Now a short daily occurrence, Phil Dobbie offers his opinions on what's happening, in the UK and overseas: politics, social policy, economics, science, religion. Yes, it's another, slightly overweight middle-aged white man telling the world how it should be. But there's nothing alt-right about Balls Radio. And we try and have fun along the way.

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