From the daily archives:

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

#747: 1963, Bob Dylan, Only a Pawn in the Game

August 28, 2013

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington. Bob Dylan played this as part of his set before the speeches started at the Lincoln Memorial in one of its first broadcast airings, although he had performed it live earlier that summer to audiences in the Deep South as part of the civil rights […]

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Sportsnight #18: Big Daddy v Giant Haystacks

August 28, 2013

Good evening and welcome to Sportsnight. Tonight’s action comes from Wembley Arena and features 60 stones worth of sporting flab. We feature Big Daddy v Giant Haystacks. Welcome to wrestling in the early 1980′s. I have been picking a fight for 48 hours. I apologise to those who have been caught up in the crossfire […]

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Australia’s Knife Edge Election

August 28, 2013

In ten days time, Australia votes to decide who will run the country for the next three years. Until Julia Gillard was toppled, it looked likely that the Right, in the form of the Liberal/National Coalition (LNC), would win. But Kevin Rudd’s palace coup has made the race squeaky-tight between the LNC and the Australian […]

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