With press accreditations dangling off my neck, I found myself in the wriggling nervous masses of the Anti-Vaxx movement as they were out in force for the debut screening of their ‘subversive’ documentary at Canberra’s ANU.
‘Gelignite’ Jack Murray was more than just fast cars, explosions and burning rubber at Uluru. He’s a snapshot of a bygone Australia, and a recent biography looks to shed more light on one of our most enduring characters.
I sat down with the peerless John Laws to discuss the enemies of the past, his hopes for the future, and the world beyond that. If you think the great man has mellowed with age, think again.
In her new memoir, Tracey Spicer explains how her career was beset by Industry-wide sexism. A second class citizen to no-one, she is a shining example of what change can be won with persistence.
In this week’s part of The Big Smoke’s Boomers series, each generation believes they have it the toughest, however the choices my father’s generation made are beyond my comprehension.
The phrase “It is what it is” (IIWII) has been “getting my goat” for several years now, and I have no idea what it means.
I recently attended an interview for a job to which I was deemed unsuitable. Perhaps it was because of my age, or my proper amount of limbs.
Logic, and perhaps the lessons of history stand in the way of James Mathison toppling Tony Abbott on his home turf.
Bronwyn Bishop has made her exit, but don’t count out her return. In some form, the Bish will be back.
After the week was spent elucidating on Bob Ellis’ legacy, I believe it’s not his work, but rather his unique personal connections.
The pointlessness of modern TV makes me yearn for a simpler time. One of brownie-truths and talking horses – Mike Welsh
Mike Welsh hates clickbait, so in order to explain why, he’s actively participated in it, recounting a night he was forced to pull Molly Meldrum…
Mike Welsh calls for action from the AFL to solve the Adam Goodes saga, but he also has some thoughts on who’s to blame.
Mike Welsh has a problem, uncontrollably yelling at the TV, but admittance is the first step to recovery and he wants to help you too.
Mike Welsh lives in Utopia (re: Canberra), but after the recent Nick & Sarah Jensen fallout, he just can’t tolerate the intolerance of the so-called “tolerant”.
Mike Welsh runs the full spectrum this week, talking about the pink dollar, a Green man and some grey nomads driving off into the wild blue yonder.
For those unaware, Dave Letterman officially retires today from his long running and highly successful Late Show with David Letterman…here’s a story from Mike Welsh about his brush with Letterman fame.
Mike Welsh teams up with Sydney rock band Velveteen to offer PM Tony Abbott a spot on the musical landscape, accompanied by illustrations from the team at Friday Mash. Given I’d knocked out scores of corny ditties for radio shows, including for Prime Ministers Howard (little Johnny H) and Gillard (Julia G the Ginger Dreamboat), and…
Mike Welsh is predicting that political polls are on the way out after the UK election results exposed them to be about as accurate as tea leaf readers…
Thanks to David Koch and the Sunrise team, Mike Welsh has been inspired to create a new moniker for himself and a new style of humour – the G Dad Joke or GDJ.
Sure, Joe Hockey, you might only be as old as you feel…but Mike Welsh thinks some of your rhetoric is starting to feel mighty old…
If you’ve been fired, punted, dropped, dehired or pink slipped recently, our radio man Mike Welsh sends his commiserations…at least you haven’t been thrown out by a committee of dairy cows.