Well, who wouldn’t want to spend a second consecutive summer day indoors watching one behind-closed-doors game after another and then two more, doing your bit to boost national morale while others in the house with no interest in football quietly seethe and fume because you’re hogging the telly? Another two matches on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings? Crikey! That dog looking mournful with the lead in its mouth won’t walk itself you know and those feral children whose names you can’t remember need tucking in. … [Read more...] about Who wouldn’t want to spend a second consecutive summer day indoors?
Jones had previously been a speech writer for Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser and in 1978 ran unsuccessfully as a Liberal by-election candidate in the state seat of Earlwood in Sydney's south, famously wearing Greek costume in a doomed bid to enter politics. … [Read more...] about Alan Jones ends his last ever radio show with an emotional sign-off – as stars of sport, screen and politics send in farewell messages
Sources claim Jones' departure has been in the pipeline at Nine - who owns 2GB - for several months following a massive fallout from advertisers and public backlash over his controversial comments about Ms Ardern … [Read more...] about Alan Jones is ordered to apologise on-air after breaching decency rules over ‘inaccurate’ comments on climate change and Jacinda Ardern
2019 - Tells listeners Prime Minister Scott Morrison should "shove a sock down the throat" of NZ PM Jacinda Ardern after she criticised Australia's climate change policy. Morrison said he was "way out of line" and several major advertisers walked. Jones later apologised saying he meant to say "put a sock in it". … [Read more...] about Is this the REAL reason Alan Jones quit radio? Explosive claims broadcasting legend was forced into retirement after losing $20million over controversial Jacinda Ardern comment
You would expect One Nation leaders Pauline Hanson and Mark Latham to gush over him as he steps down, and Tony Abbott to turn up to his farm where he recorded his last show, but it’s surprising that Australian actors Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe are happy to be associated with him. … [Read more...] about The final farewell: Alan Jones signs off with climate change apology amid plaudits from celebrities