Hamish & Andy (radio show) - Wikipedia
Here's Hamish and Andy on Rove doing their ghosting thing. caravan episode, but it's more obvious to me in this 's dating scene thing. But did the stunt end up in a date for Andy? No. Remember when Hamish and Andy were on Rove Live? . Before ghosting was the term used to describe someone never texting you back after a date or two, it was a. #TBT When we invented a new sport Ghosting! NETWORK ERROR. Cannot Contact Server. RELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING.
He agrees with me. It is rare in America.
The good news though is it's growing here. I don't know if I'm reading this correctly; but I think Lord Wiki is saying that there seems to be indication that students who do the gap year are more likely to graduate college. The life of a typical American is pathetic. It's all about getting into the "right" schools, and rushing through your education so you can get the "right" job. Then, in that job, you rarely take a vacation. You know, I see Australians worrying about American words being infiltrated into Australian culture.
I do think that's a concern After Blake's gap year, he went to the University of Melbourne. He went for a double degree in science and commerce. A little time after his enrollment, he met Andy Lee. The two were funny together, I guess. Eventually, Blake dropped out of university to pursue a career in comedy.
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It seems that gap year didn't help Blake stay in school. Now he's a successful comedian. Horrible things can happen to you if you drop out of school! It seems the Hamish and Andy comedy thing took off in They did a show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
I'm looking at the festival website now.
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Have any of you ever been to it? I'm sure it's fun. The next one begins on 24 March. They have a roadshow as well. They travel all over Australia. At the festival, Hamish and Andy did a show about their trip to Queensland.
Next they did some radio stuff. And they did access television stuff. They made a show called Radio Karate. It was on Channel 31 in Melbourne. I just tried watching a video on their site, but it took to long for the buffering. Radio Karate won an award in at a community television award thing. Soon after the big guys were after Hamish and Andy. The duo got a national show on the Seven Network. Their Seven Network show premiered in March Well, here's some sad news.
It was a failure, and was canceled after two weeks. I'm sure Hamish and Andy weeped a little. But they jumped back on the saddle and made a mockumentary called The Greystone I'm going to watch it in a bit. The story sounds funny The video is funny. I laughed out loud at least three times. Rove McManus liked the film as well.
It caught his attention, and he let Hamish and Andy do some work on his show. He also helped them develop a show called Real Stories. It was a parody of current affairs shows. This aired on the Ten Network in I'm looking at the website now. It has some funny stuff. Actually, some of the stuff is quite tragic. I don't know how anyone could be so callous to make a joke about these things. They have a story about someone who broke a chain letter thing.
Do people not realize how damn important it is to keep chain letters moving? Why would anyone ignore such a letter? Do they WANT to be cursed? Do they not want to find their soul mate? Do they not want to win millions of dollars in the next lottery? Here's the answer to that boring old question: Why do bad things happen to good people? Because some jerk didn't forward the chain letter. In they did another radio show.
It was called Hamish and Andy. It did very well. I bet I know why. Hamish and Andy took the time to forward all their chain emails. Blake has a monthly column in the magazine Cosmopolitan. I personally hate that magazine, but I bet Blake's column isn't too bad. Blake is in a relationship with an actress from Neighbors That's about it for Lord Wiki. Where should I go next? Maybe I'll do IMDb. Blake did an episode of Neighbors in I wonder if he worked with his girlfriend.
The guy is fairly tall according to IMDb. He's six feet 4 1. Here's the Hamish and Andy website. They want me to pick my state. In my favorite Australian state, Hamish and Andy is on at pm on weekdays. Just turn your dial to I thought it was a joke, but I think Seinfeld really did come to Australia to film some commercials. It's not that I think it's shocking that an American celebrity would come to Australia to do commercials.
I just expected most stuff on this website to be a joke. I was watching the video Hamish and Andy are on Twitter. Actually, they're not really. They do have a lot of followers, but they have no updates. Jcohrer says, Hamish and Andy cubicle laughs out loud today: I think my coworkers hate me.
It seems Jcohrer's cubicle is located in Pennsylvania. So apparently Hamish and Andy have reached international audiences. Although Jcohrer could be an Australian expat. His wife's name is Katie and he is famous on the show for beginning his segment with a whistle, a sound the guys joke is a 'signal for investors to get out their chequebooks' to invest in his idea.
Listeners are then invited to call into the show if they had any questions, suggestions, or comments for Horgs about the idea. Very often, listeners may suggest improvements to the ideas, or even point out that similar inventions were already being sold on the market. Some of Horgs' inventions include: The 'Horgiana', a 'comfortable shoe'; the name of which was a direct play on the brand Havaianas. The 'Choc Nut', which was based on Horgs' belief that if you filled the inside of a nut with chocolate, most of the chocolate wouldn't be metabolised and therefore you would not put on weight.
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The 'Gym Train', whereby a regular commuter train would have one carriage modified into a gym for passengers to exercise on their way to work. The 'See Through Toaster', which is meant to alleviate the problem of burnt toast.
It will supposedly be made completely out of glass, with heat being transmitted from the bottom of the toaster and 'bouncing' around the toaster against the glass surface. The 'Poo Tracker', which is based on Horgs' belief that bowel movements are an effective way of losing weight. It will be installed in the toilet bowl to measure the mass of faecal matter passed out, thus allowing a person to measure how much weight he has lost as a result of his bowel movement. The 'Mint Lamb', which is based on Horgs' belief that sheep that eat only mint will naturally taste of mint when eaten as lamb meat, thus saving consumers the cost and time of the minting process.
The 'Fingerater', which is meant to solve the problem of sustaining cuts on one's fingers when grating foods like cheese on traditional handheld graters. This invention is such a person can wear mini graters on his ten fingers and 'massage' the cheese, thus grating all of it so that nothing goes to waste. The '13 one-three Decide', which is a text-message service, whereby customers can send in a text message when they have trouble making a decision on any aspect of life no matter how trivial e.
The 'Toilet Teasers', whereby brain teasers are printed on toilet rolls as reading material and entertainment when a person is using the toilet. The answers to the teasers will be printed further down the toilet rolls.
The 'I Hate Mondays' song, an idea Horgs admits isn't original but hasn't been done for '20 years', according to him.
This has been the only invention thus far to take off and actually reach a second week, in which Horgs' announced the full lyrics to the song, and on the same day whilst interviewing Harry Connick, Jr. It is planned to have 25 singers on the verses and on the chorus one of which will be Horgs himself.
On the show, Horgs' is well known for frequently using the catchphrase' Insert product have done well over the years'.
The other running joke is that most of his 'unique' ideas have actually been invented, mostly on the Japanese market. The Roger Clark Quartet played the background jazz music live during the segment on the 11 March show. Jack Post is the narrator during the segment.
This complimented their regular drive time show which had moved to Mondays. Rather than having recurring segments each day, it aimed to cover every single topic in the world, focusing on one topic per show. Listeners were invited to contribute their expertise on a wide range of topics via their website, rather than through the traditional radio phone-in method. This allowed the show to be pre-recorded when necessary to facilitate filming for Gap Year.
During each episode, Hamish and Andy read out and respond to listeners' contributions, who were addressed on air as "Company Man" or "Company Lady". Occasionally, the pair called listeners with interesting or humorous contributions to share more. This format was based on a series of "Boardroom" podcasts the pair recorded in The late Nine Network news personality Peter Harvey provided the voice of the introduction, even after his death as it was the wish of him and his family.
The "Mug God" a character voiced by Hamish had the final say on who received a coveted mug. A series of "Mug Commandments" were developed by the Mug God, mostly to prevent people who expressly asked for a mug from being eligible to receive one.
One such game resulted in a caller receiving a mug for correctly guessing that a Babysitter's Club plotline, in which two of the girls were faced with a werewolf that they had to chase down a time portal to Roman times, armed with only an M16, was, in fact, made up by Hamish.
Other games were harder. A much larger shipment of Business Brunch pencils was also ordered, for lesser but still notable contributions. If the contribution did not warrant a whole pencil, one might be snapped in half and sent out. A dedicated pencil-based award—'the puncil of honour'—was given to contributors who sent in amusing puns. In the final episode of the Business Brunch on 21 June"The Promotion", the remaining mugs were donated to the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra as part of radio history.
The show was renamed "Happy Hour" and continued the aim of discussing every topic in the world. The move to this slot signaled a hiatus from their weekly 4—6pm drive show. For example, Jazz Chat continues to round the show off every Friday, regardless of the main topic of the day. Listeners contributing to the show via email or phone are now referred to as "Happy Chappy" or "Happy Lassie".
One hundred watches were ordered, and the first few were pillaged by Hamish, Andy, and their team.
As well as being issued as rewards for challenges or blackmailthere were 19 secret ways in which to earn a watch. These included licensing an animated character you designed to the Happy Hour, or being Hamish 's newborn son.
Receiving a watch was considered rare, but in the extremely unlikely situation that a single listener received three Gold-Coloured Watches, they would receive a Happy Hour Sombrero, the official hat of the Happy Hour. As of Maya total of 20 watches and zero sombreros had been issued. A batch of 1, Happy Hour Coasters was also ordered, and these were given away as consolation prizes for contributions not quite worthy of a watch.
In the 2 June edition of the Happy Hour, it was revealed that a gold-coloured watch had been placed on auction website eBay by its recipient, a listener named James. The watch was deemed cursed and blown up in a wheelbarrow full of watermelons using explosives. An attempt to record this event in super-slow motion thus justifying the watermelons was bungled.
In spite of this, a largely intact watch was recovered by a listener of the show sometime later, at the site of the explosion. These pieces were then shipped to listeners deemed 'remote' enough, to prevent the watch, and hence curse, from ever being reassembled. A sample of the drink was created by Hamish, and was met with rave reviews.
Brent's recipes, normally combining existing foods to "make the world a yummier place", continued to be featured regularly on the Happy Hour and he was awarded with a gold-coloured watch for his contributions to the show.