During an 18-month campaign to wrest control of opinion pages in Australia's newspapers and magazines, Oscar Brittle became one of the the most talked-about pundits in the country. Trouble was, Mr. Brittle didn't existahe was a hoax perpetrated by three young Aussie comedians. This collection sheds light on the shenanigans by bringing together all the published letters ascribed to Brittleafrom those dealing with global warming and corporal punishment to teenage sex and nut allergiesaalong with responses from his readers. New material includes email exchanges between Brittle and his confused editors and a bunch of hilarious letters from the public that never appeared in print. Attractive illustrations throughout add to the fun.Also published with some interesting variations in the Wednesday, noveMber 1, 2006 A BIG thanks to whoever wrote ... In an attempt to reduce my ecological footprint, I decided to leave the Range Rover at home last Thursday a opting instead for omnibus transportation into town. ... If Premier Iemma is serious about solving the public transport problem in this city, might I suggest he starts by making busanbsp;...
|Author||:||Oscar Brittle, Glenn Fowler, Christopher Smyth, Gareth Malone|
|Publisher||:||UNSW Press - 2009|