Feeds

Oz news team pays homage to Carry On

'Long stabby thing' – ooooh, matron

Eight steps to building an HP BladeSystem

An Oz morning TV team has out-innuendoed itself with an exchange worthy of the best (or worst) of Carry On.

With a couple of minutes to fill before the 6.30am news bulletin on Channel Nine's Today show, hosts Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson got the ball rolling with a bit of banter about how best to defend yourself and your family from intruders.

Newsreader Georgie Gardner then chipped in her contribution, before reporter Ben Fordham concluded with advice on how to beat off unwanted visitors with a golf club:

Stefanovic is a bit of a local hero in the Lucky Country, and his performance following an apparently heavy night at the Australian TV industry's Logie Awards back in 2009 prompted much glee from a rival channel:

Stefanovic subsequently apologised for not being at his best.

On the other hand, Adelaide's Ten News at 5 newsreader, Belinda Heggen, was certainly at her best last Monday when she fired this barbed remark at sports chap Mark Aiston:

Ouch. ®

Bootnote

Thanks to Liam Teeboon for the tip-off.

Reducing security risks from open source software

More from The Register

next story
Delaware pair nabbed for getting saucy atop Mexican eatery
Burrito meets soft taco in alleged rooftop romp outrage
Japanese artist cuffed for disseminating 3D ladyparts files
Printable genitalia fall foul of 'obscene material' laws
Carlos: Slim your working week to just three days of toil
'Midas World' vision suggests you retire later, watch more tellie and buy more stuff
Brit Rockall adventurer poised to quit islet
Occupation records broken, champagne corks popped
Apple: No, China. iPhone is NOT public enemy number 1
Beijing fears it could beam secrets back to America
Canuck reader threatens suicide over exact dimensions of SPAAAACE!
How many As? Reg hack's writing cops a shoeing
Accused! Yahoo! exec! SUES! her! accuser!, says! sex! harassment! never! happened!
Allegations were for 'financial gain', countersuit claims
prev story

Whitepapers

Reducing security risks from open source software
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Consolidation: the foundation for IT and business transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.