Tag: Tony Martin

Oct 27

The Scumbus Is Coming

Never since the major sizzle and reveal of Australian Pie / Meat Pie / Going Down Under has there been talk of Tony Martin‘s co-host of radio’s Get This Ed Kavalee on his own movie adventure – we FINALLY get to see it! A film project that Kavalee has been working on for the last few years – Scumbus …

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Aug 12

Kane & Disabled on ABC2

Another short dramedy is popping up on your very own ABC digital channel – ABC2. Brand new Australian comedy Kane & Disabled shows a behind-the-scenes look at the lead up to the 2012 Paralympics, sports commentator Ernie Kane (Lawrence Mooney) interviews Paralympian Athletes, but without the awkwardness and borderline insensitivity. His producer on the show, Noah …

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Jul 17

Happy 20th Anniversary, The Late Show!

20 years ago today, “Generation X”ers (and a few older “Generation Y”ers) were about to embark on a new form of Australian comedy. Channel 7 sketch comedy show Fast Forward was the talk of the town, into their 4th season, but was nearing the end of its life cycle. Where will Australia turn to for laugh-a-minute …

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Jun 14

Scarcely E-Relevant

Scarcely Relevant

Okay, so the header paints this in a negative way.. but it isn’t! It’s supposed to be a pun on the whole story. It just sounds wrong. The “E” in “E-Relevant” is referring to the e-reader / e-book, because Tony Martin has compiled his scribblings from his now defunct site The Scrivener’s Fancy and compiled them into …

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May 28

Tony Martin on Late O’Clock With Rob Hunter

Everyone’s favourite nerdy Comedian Tony Martin graced the brown velour desk for Late O’Clock With Rob Hunter  starring Comedian Rob Hunter. Rob Hunter is a comedian and writer who began his career in Adelaide eventually moving himself to comedian capital of Australia –  Melbourne. A wealth of experience behind him, Rob has performed stand-up all around Australia and …

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May 26

Happy Birthday Bargearse!

Today (26/5/12) marked  Detective Sargeant Bargearse‘s 84th birthday. Well, kind of. It was the great, late actor Leo “Lucky” Grills who played Detective Sargeant ‘Bluey’ Hills in the Channel 7 drama production Bluey from 1976 to 1977. Bluey wasn’t your typical detective. What made him unique was that he drank, ate, smoked and did all the …

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May 08

Remembering: Music Video Parodies

Nearly every sketch comedy show – without fail – create their own song parodies. Most of the piss-takes are around songs or artists which are popular at the time. Sometimes the parody songs are that funny and entertaining, they can out-do the actual song. Even to the point that when you hear the original, you …

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Apr 17

Tony Martin Talks Capril on 3RRR

Source: tonywilson.com.au Regular visitors of this site would know of Tony Martin and author Tony Wilson occasionally pairing up on 3RRR as The Two Tones, and the odd on-air fill in on ABC774 Melbourne for Jon Fontaine. For the next 5 weeks, Tony Wilson will be filling in for the 3RRR show Spoke. As mentioned …

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Mar 31

Capril 2012: Are You Cape-able?

It’s that time of the year – the time where you can dust off your Superman costume and wear it proud down at the shopping centre. Capril started out as a running joke on Get This with Tony Martin, Ed Kavalee and Richard Marsland, which Tony put the call out to the listeners to send in photos …

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Mar 15

Tony, Mick, D-Gen In Top 30 FM Stars Of All Time List

Radio industry website Radio Today has released the final Top 10 FM radio stars from the launch of commercial radio in 1980. From the professional view of radio veteran Brad March, who has many years working with the majority of talent that are in the Top 30 listing, our (yes, biased) favourites Mick Molloy came …

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