Posts Tagged ‘Australia’


Gotye (pronounced gohr-ti-yay) is the recording name of Australian multi-instrumental musician Wouter De Backer (born 21 May 1980, in Bruges, Belgium), also known as Walter (or Wally) De Backer. As Gotye, he has released three studio albums independently and one remix album featuring remixes of tracks from his first two albums. He is also one-third of Melbourne indie-pop band The Basics, who have independently released three studio albums and numerous other titles since 2002.

“It wasn’t until she was live on the air that Seven News reporter Amy Parks came to realize why she, of all people, had been asked to cover the sacking of Melbourne Demons coach Dean Bailey.”

Very smart Australia. Clap. Clap. Clap…………….. …. …. clap. But, what does it mean?

In other broadcast news…

Not possible.

Seriously Australia, what’s going on? Now you’ve gone and invented a craze called, ‘Planking.’ People all over the world are now going to have to say there’s a lot of planking going on down under.

Planking rhymes with…

The Australian theme continues. Today I’d like to introduce you to a 16-year-old Australian farmer named Ethan “Chooka” Parker who stuns the judges on Australia’s Got Talent with his self-taught improvisational keyboard skills…

Good disguise, Orlando Bloom. You ain’t fooling anyone. Seriously though, if Mozart had been born in Australia this is probably what would have happened.

It doesn’t take long for talk of a “long, stabby thing” on the set of Australia’s Today Show to spiral into naughty talk.

Meanwhile at the Ultimate Fighter gym, Rampage Jackson is living up to his name…

Okay, so that’s how you break a cardboard door. Good to know.

Australia 10 News presenter Belinda Heggen makes an oddly personal remark about colleague Mark Aiston’s manhood during an otherwise mundane bit of on-air banter.

She delivered that burn with no sense of remorse or levity. Just like it was a fact and she knew it. Well played.

Meanwhile in Finland, a young boy is enjoying his choir practice when…

MORAL: If you absolutely must vomit, at least be a man about it.

Hugh Jackman tries to kill himself on live TV after being included as an “Australian hero” in Oprah Winfrey’s Ultimate Australian Adventure.

“Aah mate, I seem to have busted my eye open ziplining, can I please have a tissue?”
That’s what you get for taking your show to Australia.