Election-Free Zone: Is Masterchef too hard?
Poor old Alvin Quah got eliminated from Masterchef last night after mucking up a cake he said you’d need a PhD to know how to cook.
I’m not sure at the bottom of which cornflake box you’d find such a qualification, but as much as I liked Alvin, and was sorry to see him go, I have to say, don’t be such a baby. What Alvin (after all this time seeing him every night I feel I can call him Alvin) said was:
Short of them making the contestants cook under water next year, I really don’t know what they’re going to do. It’s mad - they put us through the ringer. Can you imagine anything more difficult than what we went through in this series? I can’t.
Hmmm, can you think of something more difficult and stressful than being given four hours to make a cake?
Cronulla Sharks coach Ricky Stuart obviously can. He’s quit after his team took another humiliating defeat at the weekend.
According to the Daily Telegraph Stuart felt so embarrassed about Saturday night’s drubbing he actually felt sick.
Perhaps AFL player Stephen Milne could be a bit queasy today, after being voted the code’s “most hated player.”
They sure poll some weird stuff in the AFL (see Colgo’s piece yesterday about “best WAG”)...
A cautionary tale for parents about how much trouble kids can get into online is getting a lot of interest today.
11-year-old Jessi Slaughter ended up being stalked and harassed after posting a silly video. They’re such big men those anonymous online bullies…
Another favourite is about a Gold Coast man who’s been accused of telling his neighbours not to save his burning mansion because “it’s insured.”
Perhaps he’d already grabbed his irreplaceable wedding photos.
At least that’s not as dodgy as this story. A Queensland bank manager is missing, and so is $3.1 million. Wonder if they’re connected?
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