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Encyclopedia > Tony Moclair

Tony Moclair is an Australian actor, writer and comedian. He has worked on various different Australian radio networks, often appearing in character rather than as himself.

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3RRR Breakfasters

Tony Moclair, along with Chris Hatzis and Julian Schiller have hosted the long running breakfast program on 3RRR, The Breakfasters. For other uses, see 3RR. 3RRR (pronounced Three Triple R, or simply Triple R) is a popular Australian community radio station, based in Melbourne. ...


Guido Hatzis

Main article: Guido Hatzis

Guido Hatzis is a Greek-Australian comic character created by Tony Moclair and Julian Schiller and voiced by Moclair. Guido appeared originally in the context of Schiller and Moclair's radio program "Crud" on the Triple M network. Several albums have been released in the name of Guido Hatzis, including Do Not Talk Over Me in 2000, Whatever in 2001 and Deported in 2002. Most of Hatzis's comedy involves making prank calls that are usually centred on outrageous claims about his looks and abilities, Greek stereotypes, and extreme rudeness. Moclair appropriated the last name "Hatzis" from friend and sometime producer of the "Crud" program, fellow broadcaster and actor Chris Hatzis. Guido Hatzis is a Greek-Australian comic character created by Australian comedians Tony Moclair and Julian Schiller and voiced by Moclair. ... Greek Australians are the seventh largest ethnic group in Australia, numbering 375,703 or 1. ... This article is about the radio station network. ...


Restoring the Balance

Main article: Restoring the Balance

Restoring the Balance is a satirical radio segment that occasionally appears on Australian radio station Triple J, which attempts to display the contrasting political views between the conservative Australian Howard government, and the majority of the Left wing government-funded Triple J radio station. The premise of the show suggests that the station was forced by the ABC board to broadcast a segment of right wing political views in order to restore the balance. The show was broadcast sporadically on Sunday afternoons during 2004, and a new series started broadcasting on 25 February 2007. Restoring the Balance is a satirical radio segment that occasionally appears on Australian radio station Triple J, which attempts to display the contrasting political views between the conservative Australian Howard government, and the majority of the Left wing government-funded Triple J radio station. ... Double J redirects here. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) is an Australian politician and the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. ... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms that refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially but not exclusively in the American sense of the word... In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The show features young Liberal Stirling Addison and young National Tom Thomlinson. The pair are played by Julian Schiller and Tony Moclair. They represent the more affluent end of Australian society - Addison from the city, Thomlinson from a farming area. The characters portrayed on the show are extreme in their views, which has resulted in complaints from callers who do not realise the show is a parody. The Liberal Party of Australia is an Australian political party. ... The National Party of Australia is an Australian political party. ...


Stirling Addison returned to Triple J on Sunday evenings to host a new series of Restoring the Balance (apparently without Thom Thomlinson as a co-host). Sunday Night Safran, the timeslot's regular show was put on hiatus while John Safran travelled to America. In character, Stirling insisted that this change was instead approved by the ABC board due to the current segment being "too Semitic", and displaying "a lack of traditional right-wing values". This Australian media personality is not to be confused with the American author Jonathan Safran Foer. ...


Following Sunday Night Safran's return, Moclair continued to record minute long pieces of Stirling Addison espousing his right wings views of the week's events for Hack and for podcast. Look up hack, hacking in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Nova 91.9 Adelaide Breakfast

In August 2004, Schiller and Moclair signed on to do breakfast radio at Nova 91.9, a new Adelaide station. August 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: August 2004 in sports Deaths in August 2004 • 30 Fred Whipple • 26 Laura Branigan • 24 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross • 18 Elmer Bernstein • 15 Amarsinh Chaudhary • 14 CzesÅ‚aw MiÅ‚osz • 13 Julia Child • 8... Nova 91. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ...


DJ Domm

In October 2007, Triple M launched a new podcast only show hosted by Tony's new character DJ Domm [1]. This article is about the radio station network. ...


TV

Tony is currently a writer on Shaun Micallef's Newstopia on SBS. He has made appearances on the ABC's The Einstein Factor as part of the Brains Trust as well as a contestant on Joker Poker on Channel 10. Shaun Patrick Micallef (born 18 July 1962) is an Australian comedian. ... Newstopia is a Australian half-hour satirical comedy programme hosted by Shaun Micallef. ... The Einstein Factor is an Australian television quiz show, broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. ... Joker Poker (full name Wild Turkey Joker Poker) is a weekly late night program on Network Ten, which began airing in 2005. ... Ten Network logo Network TEN so called because it broadcasts on Channel TEN in most cities, is Australias third but possibly most profitable television network. ...


References

  1. ^ DJ Domm - The Online Audio Assassin

 
 

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