‘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”

Cuarón scoops the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft. All of the stars turned out last night in Cairns for the sixth North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Villa Romana, Cadbury and Montezumas. Hosted by Lucy Lawless, the four hour ceremony included a performance of Radio Ga Ga, by Rami Malek, backed by Brian May and Roger Taylor. Malek wasContinue reading “Cuarón scoops the Steves”

October 2018 Classifieds

Looking For Love Dear Mexican chef in the purple dress and with the arresting isthmus. I want to taste your Chiapas and nuzzle your Monterrey and your Durango. I will range below you like Guatemala as support as we seek la culminación together. Save me some leftover pib. @isthmus_fever_damo Wanted Wanted: Chalice, the more ornateContinue reading “October 2018 Classifieds”

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”

Ben Lee documents, in song, 1999 dinner with Chris Stein

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Ben Lee has released a new downloadable single called “Dinner with Chris Stein” on the ManicPixieDreamBoy label. The jaunty track recalls a evening in 1999 when a young, wide-eyed Ben shared a dinner with the visionary Blondie guitarist. Over the meal of peas, raspberries and a potato, Stein disabuses his youngerContinue reading “Ben Lee documents, in song, 1999 dinner with Chris Stein”