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Daily Twitter Posts - 08/10/2012

22:49 wondering why none of the tweets about #lateline matched what I was seeing on TV. Just realised I'm watching SBS News. #doh #
22:40 Kevin Rudd sound bite on Alan Jones with cardboard cutouts of Fitzy and Wippa falling over in the background. Totally priceless. #lateline #
21:44 You mean to say you're watching #qanda instead of #BlackMirror?!? #
21:02 analysis of Archbishop Jensen's address to the #sydsynod today, via @EternityNews - http://t.co/4JNEYBCZ #
20:59 Peter Jensen's final presidential address as Archbishop to the Sydney Anglican Synod, given this afternoon: http://t.co/jl89ymNU #sydsynod #
20:45 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 awarded jointly to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka - http://t.co/kJ9XgARu #
20:30 not even the slightest possibility that I will watch #qanda tonight #
20:02 Australian Story. Rod Laver. Now. #abc1 #
20:00 ouch. Pinched nerve in the right buttock. What a pain in the arse that is #

Daily Twitter Posts - 07/10/2012

22:59 Australia wooooooooooooooooo #
22:36 what was that URL for the credits again? #underground #ch10fail #
22:29 at last #underground is starting to look like a Crawford Production #
22:24 this would have made a great episode of Division 4. #underground #
21:37 LOAD "$", 8 #c64basic #underground #sigh #
21:14 #sigh RT @channelten: From Commodore 64 to Amiga 500, go behind the scenes of #Underground’s tech here: http://t.co/CBOR9O4i #
20:59 I could whistle to Philip Glass music all day. #koyaanisqatsi #underground #

Daily Twitter Posts - 06/10/2012

21:48 Bob Carr in with a nomination for Tweet of the Year #
21:23 all we need now, of course, is for lightning to strike the replacement transformer #
21:21 Ha. No sooner does the #blackout end than the #thunder begins! #innerwest #
21:12 My #storify is done. http://t.co/ntWRPkrk Thank you linesmen, thank you ballboys, thank you @ausgrid. #innerwest #blackout #
21:06 now what was I doing 2 and a quarter hours ago when I was so rudely interrupted? #innerwest #blackout #
21:00 Power on at 8.59pm in Stanmore! All ye who doubted @Ausgrid's 9pm promise. #innerwest #blackout #
20:56 Oh no! My daughter's Nintendo DS has gone flat! #innerwest #blackout #
20:48 I must say that @ausgrid is doing a really good job in keeping everyone informed on the progress. #innerwest #blackout #
20:34 thinking of changing tonight's hashtag to #wipeout #
20:29 My #storify page of the #innerwest #blackout http://t.co/ntWRPkrk May have to stop soon when wifi battery dies. Follow @Ausgrid for updates #
20:10 is Lewisham blacked out? Haven't seen any reports from there (That's Lewisham, Australia, not Lewisham, Greater London) #innerwest #blackout #
19:48 My #Storify page of the #innerwest #blackout, updating till the batteries in my wifi modem runs out http://t.co/ntWRPkrk #
19:42 The Sydney Mashable Herald is on the case http://t.co/9rDqYElR #

Daily Twitter Posts - 05/10/2012

22:55 honestly, what is the point of fake Tony Abbotts on Twitter when the real one is so much better than satire? #
22:31 Repeaters. RT @everyword: repeaters #
22:26 Download the spreadsheet for yourself! RT @GuardianData: James Bond bodycount: how many people died in each film? http://t.co/m247xIH7 #
22:19 "Dear Industry Professional, I hope you are well." Uh huh. #
22:07 Barcelona v Real Madrid on Sunday? Is it that time of the month already? #
21:22 if you only read one #cricket article this year, make it this on Sri Lankan capt Mahela Jayawardene by @wrightthompson http://t.co/Y67TkJDT #
20:56 That's gross. RT @unsungsongs: Starting a campaign to have the maximum length of a tweet extended to 144 characters. Who's with me? #
14:47 about time to mute #sensitivetony I think *yawn* #
14:06 This explains all the sirens I heard at 5 this morning - http://t.co/It0MfEBU #
13:53 Another great sports writer leaves the House of Fairfax, this time it's Greg Growden - http://t.co/hlIGlJmO #
08:54 Margie Abbott says, rightly, that politicians families should be off limits. So why is Joe Hockey now using her for political point-scoring? #
08:48 Alan Jones' Today show spot "brought farmers in from their field" and was a "pivot around transport to schools and workplaces" acc to Flint #

Daily Twitter Posts - 04/10/2012

21:24 12 match suspension for James Graham for biting Billy Slater. With Tests and pre-season that should put him out till #NRL Round 9 2013? #
20:30 Wayne Wigham. Very good player for Balmain in his day. Has just been on @ABCCatalyst talking about depression. #
19:43 hmm. Peter Slipper. Potential bankruptcy? #abc730 #
15:58 From @AtlanticCities, why the #sochi2014 Olympic slogan is the worst ever. Just because it is "Hot. Cold. Now." - http://t.co/JhYAExrD #
15:42 Some sound points made by @profsarahj about the campaigns to get Alan Jones taken off the air - https://t.co/zd9GgKoi #
15:36 tonight is one of those nights when I really wish they had Court TV for the #NRL Judiciary. I just want to hear James Graham's defence case #
13:24 Nanny State Alert: Florida wildlife officials rule that kids' gator pool parties are unsafe - http://t.co/MpSLtIIM #
12:17 It appears that @SilentJimLehrer has entered the building. #variousdebatehashtags #
11:09 so we have #debate #debates #debate2012 #denverdebate #debatedenver #usdebate #presidentialdebate and of course #massdebate #
11:03 my daughter has commandeered the television. I can confirm that ABC3 is not showing the debate. #
08:36 The same $1.5b you're giving BOF? MT @TonyAbbottMHR I've committed $1.5bn to help @TedBaillieu build the East West Link. Labor must match it #
08:32 I've always liked "Heaven's Gate". RT @abcmarkscott: The resurrection of Heaven's Gate. http://t.co/bMs7TJxt #
08:28 Um, you're not in government. MT @TonyAbbottMHR: I'm committed to helping @barryofarrell build Westconnex duplication. I've pledged $1.5bn #
08:15 Is "a union boss walks into a police station" the journalistic equivalent of "a man walks into a bar"? #
07:20 It's a sign of how memorable Presidential debates are not when @breakfastnews replays the 1988 Bentsen smackdown of Quayle every half hour #

Daily Twitter Posts - 03/10/2012

16:15 @SDBrook wait till you see the Alan Jones edition of QI #
15:52 I just had to. New on my blog, a tribute to the thespian career of Mr John Laws - http://t.co/t7qV8fco #
15:18 When are you getting Jonesy on #qanda? MT @QandA: Political commentator Piers Akerman joins Monday's #QandA panel #
15:16 My daughter's school's vege garden was vandalised before the school hols. They need help getting restarted http://t.co/iRrtz45c (via @SAKGF) #
12:13 Sack Greiner. #sackgreiner #flicknick #
11:35 Nick Greiner? John Laws? What is it with these over-the-hill Sydney dinosaurs coming out of the woodwork? (and Alan Jones, for that matter) #
11:21 Team selection crisis at Sydney FC. RT @InnerWestNews: Sydney FC orders extra 15,000 jerseys... http://t.co/L1fEb8Gz #
10:22 An unconvincing explanation of the difference in men's and women's living allowances at the World T20 #Cricket event - http://t.co/7wBKPEkS #
09:10 Is it any coincidence that the word Mashable has the letters S M and H in it? #
08:44 Storfication via @shoba_rao of reaction to last night's John Laws interview. (I score a spot in this) http://t.co/lfPqcyQ5 #
07:45 Today's @breakfastnews is brought to you by Coca-Cola, Valvoline and 2SM #
07:37 John Laws: "I'm a performer". Nails the occupation of Jones, Sandilands, Hadley etc right there. Not broadcaster, not presenter #

Daily Twitter Posts - 02/10/2012

21:15 mind you, I've always found a way around that in the past - http://t.co/S5AWFnIf #
21:13 I'd write a blog post about Alan Jones except that I resolved ages ago never to let his name sully my website #
16:59 sounds like @abc730 will be a wasteful use of taxpayer's oxygen tonight #
12:51 I would never have anticipated that "Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3" would be playing to sold-out sessions. #
09:59 "I made no qualification then to my apology" - Alan Jones, discussing his 45-minute unqualified apology #
09:26 I'm confused. Do we really need home shopping television in High Definition? #
08:44 The Canterbury Bulldogs provide more reasons why #MadMonday should be scrapped - http://t.co/FTdfVAR6 #nrl #
07:21 there are 41 people named Alan Jones listed on IMdB http://t.co/GIIrtpp4 You're looking for number XVIII. #
07:15 Hey @SwannyDPM it's possible to listen to Alan Jones *and* eat cardboard for breakfast at the same time. Ever heard of corn flakes? #
07:10 Melbourne newspaper demands cancellation of Sydney radio show - http://t.co/5WkK7CSG (pic via @latikambourke) #
06:38 why are people live-tweeting that nasty man's radio show? #

Late-career masterpieces. This week, John Laws

Submitted by Rick Eyre on October 3, 2012 - 3:41pm

I like promoting on these pages the efforts of elderly artistes in the aftermath of their prime. Today, I present to you Mister John Laws, star of 2SM and syndicated radio stations across New South Wales, interviewed on ABC's 7.30 last night by Leigh Sales with regard to his former stablemate and adversary (often all at once) Belford Parrott.

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