1 July 2013

Kenny Happy Returns

Today, as The Young People watched old country crooner Kenny Rogers at Glastonbury, I was reminded of my time with Kenny. A year or so ago, as part of my documentary series on ABC1, I got to play Dolly (just for a minute), and sang Islands In The Stream with The Bearded One. Clearly, I lost my mind and exposed myself to the world as a lover of cheesy love duets. I’m more than ok with that. And as a bonus, that’s one life goal achieved.                    

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29 June 2013

Happy Bey Day

A few weeks ago I interviewed Beyonce for Australian TV show, The Project. When Beyonce and I were introduced, I mentioned that we had already met, way back at the end of the last century (OH GOD, THAT SOUNDS FRIGHTENING BUT IT’S TRUE). She was touring Australia with Destiny’s Child at the time. I then proceeded to make the stunning observation that she’s done pretty well for herself since. Just in case she didn’t already know, I guess. Two weeks later, I interviewed Matt Damon. At the end of it, I shook his hand, and then, in all seriousness, I…

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21 June 2013

The Big Gig

Good news. I can announce my first official UK gig. If you’re heading to the Edinburgh Festival this year, I’ll be hosting a daily chat show in the Spiegeltent Palazzo in the Assembly George Square. I’m pretty excited about the whole thing, to be honest. For more info on dates and times, head here    

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