Very Lost in Transmission – Part 4

Further extracts from a series of columns I wrote for The Age newspaper, entitled Lost in Transmission, about sport coverage on TV and radio from 2008-2010. It’s the stuff I still thought was funny out of that run, occasionally with a word or so changed for clarity.  This one covers the columns from the first […]

Very Lost in Transmission – Part 3

Once again, this is material excerpted from a column I used to write for The Age newspaper from 2008-2010, entitled Lost in Transmission, which featured reviews of sport coverage on television and, occasionally, radio. While previous compilations of newspaper material on this site have mostly tended to one-liners and paragraphs, this one also incorporates longer […]

From the Cheap Seats 17th July 2016

  About the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, protests range, and rage, from claims of Brazilian government malfeasance, to high crime rates and related danger to camera-dangling tourists.   Numerous grim, head-shaking reports warn of the immense state of unreadiness for anything approaching a major sporting event. The latter dire warnings are often […]