Second Truth Day is truly truthy

By Murray Murchison. The Plain Dealer has maintained our uncompromising pursuit of fake truthiness by staging a second Truth Day at the Reef Casino. As was the case for the inaugural installment one year ago, the event was a bald-faced success (under the Chatham House rule). The guests, which included Eric Murray and Nicole Kidman,Continue reading “Second Truth Day is truly truthy”

Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong

By Kimberley Schloss In a lavish ceremony at the Reef Casino in Cairns, international pop sensation and assistant coach at the Mackay Cutters, Jessica Mauboy, has been named as Far North Queenslander of the Year. The former Young Diva has been a perennial finalist in the competition, and is the first non-Cowboy recipient since SharynContinue reading “Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong”

Let there be Light wins big at the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft It was a night for the obliteratii and the shiterati in Cairns last night for the presentation of the fifth annual North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Reef Casino and Beacon Lighting. The awards were presented in front of a celebrity studded audience of B- and C-listers The gripping badguy-atheist-finds-God-gets-saved drama,Continue reading “Let there be Light wins big at the Steves”

Class reunion a blast!

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Graduates of the 2012 class of the WBU Masters in Air Hostess Administration returned to Cairns this weekend for their 5 year reunion. The gala evening, held at the Reef Casino, was hosted by Samantha Armytage, with entertainment provided by Big Pig and Alex Papps. Class president, Yan Zhangli (Air China –Continue reading “Class reunion a blast!”

Jacques Coffee to partner with Alpecin

By Paolo Zupp Tablelands coffee titan, Jacques coffee plantation, have announced a partnership with German hair-care behemoth, Alpecin Keine Kahlheit GmbH, to produce and market a range of new and revolutionary men’s shampoo products. Alpecin brand ambassador, Coen Hess, took time out from his preparations for the NRL grand final to say a few wordsContinue reading “Jacques Coffee to partner with Alpecin”

Karl describes Kochie as “a royal fuckwit”

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Superstar polymath and breakfast TV presenter, Karl Stefanovic, has lashed out against persistent speculation aired by social media influencers about his personal life and career. In particular, Stefanovic has been stung by rumours that he was “shut down” mid-pickup by David Koch at an industry awards evening in Manoora last week. Celebrity-whisperer, Kellee Foster-Jeliffe (below)Continue reading “Karl describes Kochie as “a royal fuckwit””

Mexican delegation arrives: crocs for jaguars exchange imminent

By Murray Murchison A Mexican delegation has arrived in Cairns to participate in bi-lateral talks with local dignitaries. The meetings are hoped to sooth some of the tensions between Mexico and Far North Queensland, and remove obstacles to trade and wildlife exchanges. The delegation is headed by the mayor of Durango, Hilario Ramírez Villanueva (above).Continue reading “Mexican delegation arrives: crocs for jaguars exchange imminent”