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Something Wonky launches

Something Wonky launches

June 29, 2012 9 Comments

The Pure Poison Podcast is dead, long live Something Wonky. Dave and Jeremy’s new podcast is now online. A new name, a new format, but with plenty of the elements that made the Pure Poison Podcast a part of your weekly routine. Subscribe to Something Wonky via iTunes, or via RSS. Alternatively, you can download […]

Weekend talk thread June 29

June 29, 2012 77 Comments

This is it, the very last Pure Poison open thread. I think that we’ve said everything that we wanted to about Pure Poison closing down already, but I’d like to take the opportunity once more to say thank you, Pure Poison was more than just Jeremy and I and we will miss all of your […]

Open thread – June 25 – 29

June 25, 2012 89 Comments

The last week of Pure Poison is here.

Miranda’s unique recollections.

June 24, 2012 10 Comments

Miranda Devine thinks that Gina Rinehart is exactly what Fairfax needs, and takes a trip down memory lane revisiting her own time at the Sydney Morning Herald to point out why. When I arrived at the Herald it was controlled by a handful of hard-Left enforcers who dictated how stories were covered, and undermined management […]

The final Pure Poison Podcast – #63 – Something Wonky this way comes

June 22, 2012 18 Comments

The final Pure Poison Podcast. The last ever #LOLBolt comedy section, discussing News Ltd and Fairfax’s future as well as Dave and Jeremy’s future. You can download the podcast, find it at the iTunes music store, subscribe to the feed in iTunes or stream it online at our podbean page. For those of you subscribing […]

I’m here to reassure you Andrew, you’re completely wrong.

June 22, 2012 33 Comments

The Herald Sun’s resident resources and energy expert, Andrew Bolt, today posed this question about the Federal Government’s Climate Change Authority board: These people are in charge of our power prices? What a collection of extremists, Leftists and fellow travellers. Only one scientist among them, and about as alarmist as you could find. The most […]

Weekend talk thread June 22 – 24

June 22, 2012 44 Comments

The weekend is here. For old time’s sake, here’s a video of the Grey Fergie muster at Bendemeer, NSW. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-7x9PXdEik[/youtube]

Repost – Piers precipitating preposterous porkies? Potentially.

June 20, 2012 4 Comments

As we meander towards the end of the month and the end of Pure Poison we thought we’d drag a few of our favourite articles from the archives and give them a second airing. It’s instructive to look at how the things we cover here have, or haven’t, changed over the past three years. This […]

A worrying coincidence?

A worrying coincidence?

June 20, 2012 60 Comments

A tweet from the ABC’s Mark Colvin caught my eye last night: Fairfax mgmt spox @ SMH today, asked if paywall will be undermined by ABC: “After next election, I don’t think the ABC will be a problem”. — Mark Colvin (@Colvinius) June 18, 2012 Then today this pops up on the front of The […]

Open thread June 18 – 22

June 18, 2012 85 Comments

Have at it.