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!”

August 2017 Classifieds

Looking For Love Passionate gay lefty woman looking for huffy, easily-offended like-minded woman for cause identification, handle-flying, do-gooding, placard painting and rally attending. No DiFranco fans. @shayblue. Wanted Wanted: Blackboard Artist for northern beaches eatery. No innuendo. $30 a pop and a slice of Portofino. @lunicos Published Yungaburra impersonator/writer/proctologist looking for middle-aged men to talkContinue reading “August 2017 Classifieds”

July 2017 Classifieds

Looking For Love I’m an ENTP stockbroker guy, 35, who likes self-analysis, rr and shaming. Looking for a 25-32 ISTJ woman, self-assured and super-hot, for infatuation, contentment, confusion, boredom, resentment and estrangement. @jmbojones Hufflepuff landscape gardener, muscly (but a bit stringy), looking for outdoorsy Ravenclaw woman to commune with nature and make magic. Rambling, trekking, kayaking,Continue reading “July 2017 Classifieds”

Tate Award goes to the Wolf-knee

By Destiny Givens Reports have emerged from Cowboys House of a lavish gala function that followed the team’s win against the deplorable Warriors on Saturday night. The exclusive soiree, held in the main ballroom of the CowHouse, was to present the annual Tate Award, for the best player afield in the North-Queensland v Auckland match. Sources haveContinue reading “Tate Award goes to the Wolf-knee”

Results Are Final / Plain Dealer Haiku contest / like yellow snowflakes

By Murray Murchison The Plain Dealer’s Haiku competition has been finalised and a worthy winner has been found. Mr Dick Bigg, of Bondi Beach, submitted a poem that was unanimously voted as the best of the two hundred thousand entries by judge Cooper Cronk. In the competition, sponsored by Mission Foods, BHP and Hillsong Church, entrantsContinue reading “Results Are Final / Plain Dealer Haiku contest / like yellow snowflakes”

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””

The stars come to town for the Steves

By Kimberley Schloss It was a night for the illiterati and the frittatarati at Cairns Reef Casino last night as the fourth annual North Queensland Academy Awards were presented. Host, Karl Stefanovic opened the evening with an hilarious monologue lampooning everyone from David Koch to Sam Armytage. Later, Karl showed that he really is theContinue reading “The stars come to town for the Steves”