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”

BLT Travel announces adventure tours to the world

By Destiny Givens. BLT Travel at North Cairns have always excelled at providing affordable and enjoyable travel experiences to their many loyal customers. This tradition will never change, but the types of experiences that travellers are seeking is undergoing a seismic shift. The ready accessibility of travel to virtually anywhere in the world has ledContinue reading “BLT Travel announces adventure tours to the world”

‘Shannon Noll’ Released

By Destiny Givens. Shannon Noll has been languishing in a Kunming jail since mid 2018 after a well-meaning but ultimately ill-fated escapade with Ben Lee in the Spratly Islands. The prison term has come at a very bad time for Noll, following a breakout performance at the Duck Creek Picnic Races last July. Fans haveContinue reading “‘Shannon Noll’ Released”

Rihanna takes out portrait competition

By Murray Murchison. The winner of the prestigious annual Plain Dealer portrait competition, which required budding artists to produce an artistic impression of celebrity singer Guy Sebastian, has been announced. The winner is Miss Rihanna Zieger, 7, of Holloways Beach who painted Guy the fuzzy guy (above – crayon on canvas). The judging panel wereContinue reading “Rihanna takes out portrait competition”

Truth Day a huge success

By Murray Murchison. Troubled by the preponderance of falsity and gaslighting in the world, the editorial team at the Plain Dealer have approached high profile figures from government, industry and sports to eat a little humble pie and shine some sunlight onto their dirty laundry. And so the inaugural Plain Dealer Truth Day was conceivedContinue reading “Truth Day a huge success”

Radnor and Lee released from Chinese prison

By Allan Povah. There were outpourings of emotion around the world as musician Ben Lee and actor-musician Josh Radnor were this morning released from a Chinese prison in Kunming and flown aboard a Peoples Liberation Army Shaanxi Y-8 to Singapore. Chinese authorities have finally bowed to the strong opprobrium they have received from world leaders,Continue reading “Radnor and Lee released from Chinese prison”

Kunming Three remain in custody

By Allan Povah in Sanya. Since the arrest of Lee, Radnor and Shannon Noll by Chinese authorities, there has been an uproar among music lovers demanding an immediate release of some rocking jailhouse music from the Kunming Three, along the lines of Catch my diesease and What about me? The Spice Girls (above) have re-formedContinue reading “Kunming Three remain in custody”

Ben Lee rocks the Spratlys

By Allan Povah from aboard The Claire. A fleet of pleasure boats came into close contact with the Chinese Navy in the South China Sea yesterday resulting in the loss of one vessel, wrecked on the wretched reef of misplaced optimism. The flotilla was arranged by Ben Lee, Josh Radnor and Peter Andre as aContinue reading “Ben Lee rocks the Spratlys”