AmeriNZ 194 – At home

amerinz_podcast_150x150Today I have a couple unusual stories: A New Zealand radio host came out on a live nationwide broadcast. That lets me talk a bit about gay people on television in NZ. Ramble Redhead has a question about poo. Comments let me make what I hope are my final comments on the Australian KFC commercial. My voice is a bit croaky today—sorry.

I hope to resume the live podcasts soon. Check back here or on the podcast Twitter feed,

Link for this episode
Mike Puru’s coming out episode.
NZ radio host comes out on air. From my blog; includes video.
Puketutu Island Rehabilitation Proposal from WaterCare Services.
Puketutu Island from The Kelliher Charitable Trust.

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3 thoughts on “AmeriNZ 194 – At home

  1. I was quite taken with the broadcast of Puru’s coming out and had forwarded links to several other sites before hearing about it on yours.

    Congrats to him. Has there been any follow-up that might not have gotten back to our shores? Any push back or other news?

  2. Mike’s coming out was pretty much a non-event among the mainstream media. has published an interview with Mike in which he says the feedback’s “been 99.99% positive”. They had one religious nut say they wouldn’t listen any more, but, according to Mike, “my boss said we don’t need those people listening anyway.” So, it looks like a happy story.

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