The air is filled with a swirl of rose petals and gold dust. The nationâ€™s rivers and streams run with champagne. Malcolm Turnbull is Prime Minister of Australia.
Broadcaster Alan Jones rejects the process of choosing the PM for one of his own devising. And we hear one of Jones’ talkback callers explaining the real reason we should be worried about Turnbull.
In this podcast, there’s also talk of agility, estimations, Greek food, Pink Floyd, quinoa, wigs, and intense happiness.
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Well the new computer certainly helped!
Replacing the obsolescent PowerBook G4 with shiny new MacBook Pro meant there was enough processing power to run everything for Stilgherrian Live Alpha episode 4: audio without breakup, a separate monitoring mix, drop-in videos, vision mixing… and even a two-camera shoot!
Content? Yeah there was content…
I talked about Mobile Content World, the gayness of Eurovision, Miranda Devine, the Politics & Technology Forum and the nature of broadcasting. And there was a fantastic song at the end.
The live audience reached 34 people at its peak, I think. It adds an interesting dynamic, though I’m still suffering from information overload trying to keep track of the chat and doing my own vision switching.
I’ll post some further thoughts some time in the next few days.
Episode 5 will be live on the Internet on Thursday 5 June at 9.30pm Sydney time.
Enough of the politics! Just answer me this, boys and girls: Who’s the greatest pop band in the history of music?
Go to the website to vote. Your choices are limited. Problem with that? Explain yourself in the comments!
Last week’s results: By a very slim margin, most voters would prefer to see Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja sing Samanta Fox’s Touch Me.