Guest Post: “Answer the Damn Question!”: Australian Man Invents New Game Show That Saves The World

Originally posted on The Big Blog of All the Shit I Know:
Do not adjust the horizontal or the vertical. You are about to enter a realm of radical televisory entertainment presented by AsGrayAsGray. Enjoy at your own foul-smelling peril.  You’ve been slimed. Almost every time I see or hear a politician in an interview, I can be heard screaming “Answer the damn question!” Same goes for business leaders, bureaucrats, CEO’s, media ‘personalities’, company spokespersons, and all the other time-wasters and obfuscators who refuse to participate in any variety of ‘plain talking’. Seems everyone is too scared to just simply speak the truth.… Continue reading Guest Post: “Answer the Damn Question!”: Australian Man Invents New Game Show That Saves The World

Devine Twit

Following on from last months ‘Opinionated News‘, I’ve had the pleasure of being rejected/dismissed (again) by the wonderful Miranda Devine.  This guardian of conservative perspective engages with like minds on social media platforms, such as Twitter (find me there, @AsGrayAsGray), which is where I had my most recent encounter with her.  After having the gall to offer some editorial advice on her spelling and grammar (in the form of two inoffensive and helpful tweets), I was ‘blocked’ by @mirandadevine and then had my account suspended for ‘spamming behaviour’.  (Don’t worry Miranda, I was fully re-activated within minutes.) This is the … Continue reading Devine Twit

Opinionated News

The mainstream media.  Guardians of free speech and reportage of facts?  What a terribly disappointing troop of screaming baboons… I’ve long held the view that the mainstream media (MSM) is operating at the behest of forces cohesive and powerful, rather than ‘in the public interest’ (no shock there – old news, I know).  In recent times this has become more glaringly obvious, while simultaneously there has been a rise in the perceived worth of ‘opinion’ in the press.  In fact, there are now ‘journalists’ whose entire body of work is nothing more than their opinions on a range of topics … Continue reading Opinionated News