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Craig Emerson to represent Australia at Eurovision!

February 11, 2015

It’s the reality TV show that attracts 200 million viewers every year, and this year Australia has been invited to participate alongside 40 other countries in the Eurovision song contest.

Australia certainly isn’t bereft of musical talent with the likes of Guy Sebastien, Anthony Callea and Deltra Goodrem tipped as close contenders for the top spot. However The Gutter Trash can reveal that Craig Emerson has been approached to represent Australia at the Eurovison global phenomenon with his jaw-dropping rendition of The Skyhook’s classic “Horror Movie.”

Speaking to reporters this morning, entertainment guru Molly Meldrum backed the surprise choice.  “Australia is brimming with extraordinary talent, from Olivia Newton John to John Farnham and Renee Geyer,” said Molly.  “Any one of them could have been suitable, but at the end of the day we couldn’t escape the conclusion that they’re all just a pack of tired old hacks.”

“Eurovision is all about fresh young faces and raw talent and that’s exactly what Craig has in bucket loads,” He said.

 

 

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. February 11, 2015 11:43 am

    Guffaw!

  2. February 11, 2015 11:55 am

    What the Frack? is he Sponsored by Santos and AGL he’s a gas..

  3. TB Queensland permalink
    February 11, 2015 12:10 pm

    Guffaw! That’s about it, ToSY … it wouldn’t be much different from some of the “acts” I’ve seen over the years (I grew up in’t Old Dart remember!) especially in recent years …

    Craig could form a group … didn’t ABBA get their start on EV?

  4. Splatterbottom permalink
    February 11, 2015 12:18 pm

    Surely you mean:

    “Eurovision is all about fresh young faeces and raw sewage and that’s exactly what Craig has in bucket loads,”

  5. February 11, 2015 12:31 pm

    “””fresh young faeces “”

    😆

  6. TB Queensland permalink
    February 11, 2015 12:31 pm

    That shit, makes a lot of money tho’, sb … chuckle …

  7. February 11, 2015 6:30 pm

    Has anyone else been watching The Knick? I recommend it.

  8. TB Queensland permalink
    February 11, 2015 7:15 pm

    Where do I find … The Knick?

  9. TB Queensland permalink
    February 11, 2015 7:21 pm

    Mmmm thought so … pay TV with adverts …

  10. TB Queensland permalink
    February 11, 2015 7:31 pm

    s’OK, just checked it out on IMDB … showed it to, The Minister, (who’s a big fan of this genre … see Bramwell – female doc in London late 1800’s … ABC)

    I am now acquiring the first series for her … and me … I like period shows for the history and innovation – not so much the medical stuff … spent too long at the frontline of H&S, I guess …

    Thanks … ToSY … good call …

    KL, if you want disc please let me know … via you know who …

  11. TB Queensland permalink
    February 11, 2015 8:44 pm

    Want to read the silliest article I’ve ever read? Young wannabe journalistic nonsense if ever I read it …

    DO YOU dream of great riches? Island getaways and luxury cars? That if you work hard enough, it will come – you just have to get through the menial ranks first and you’ll be rewarded in later age, right?

    Wrong.

    For most of us, it’s probably not going to happen. Yeah, this wasn’t the Tony Robbins-esque inspirational piece you were hoping for – there’s no pot of gold at the end of this rainbow.

    As it turns out, our financial destinies are determined in our twenties. So if you’re 30 and over, it’s too late for you (for the most part). You better get used to life in the middle – unless you win the lottery, inherit loads of moolah from a distant great-aunt or marry a richie rich.

    Your first decade in the workforce sets up what you earn for the rest of your life, according to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, as reported in The Washington Post.

    http://www.news.com.au/finance/money/if-youre-over-30-its-already-too-late-for-you-to-get-rich/story-e6frfmci-1227216213380

    Most millionaires don’t actually make it until they are in their fifties …

    Where do News Ltd get these people from … ?

    Wenlei Ma’s bio …

    Wenlei is the Finance Editor for news.com.au, covering all aspects of business, personal finance, consumer affairs and workplace relations. She previously worked for AdNews and has also written for Bauer Media and Fairfax. Wenlei has a media degree from the University of Sydney. Away from work, she can be found consuming every kind of media across every platform or shopping online.

    And I doubt these numbers have changed much …

    According to Spectrem Group, the average United States millionaire is 62 years old. Just 1% of millionaires are under the age of 35, and 38% of millionaires are 65 and older. West Coast millionaires skew slightly older.Apr 6, 2011

    The one thing I do agree with is that learning is the road to wealth …

  12. February 12, 2015 10:10 pm

    Nah, lts the usual limited-news dross aimed at teabags and wanna-be teabags. The last bits are the clue.

    ”””If it’s not too late for you already, learn as much as you can so you can earn as much as you can.”””’

    and ”””How to ask for a pay rise”””

    #both of which are available to less and less of the workforce, what was this months job-losses, 20,000 full-time.? that went up in smoke. Earlier in said `article` they talk of `brawn` and `brain` jobs, they don`t mention there is less of them either that aren`t junk-job status.

  13. February 16, 2015 10:12 pm

    I don’t believe in an interventionist God.

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