Patriots might wish to cast their minds back to May 2005, when Patriot ABC Radio presenter Jon Faine, at great risk, interrogated Andrew Landeryou.
Patriots are reminded of Stephen Mayne’s in-depth coverage of the interview, which an independent media analyst described as Faine shooting fish in a barrel.
TS presents edited highlights of Mayne’s report.
By Stephen Mayne
“ABC Victoria’s Jon Faine took a risk this morning and invited fallen ALP powerbroker and failed businessman Andrew Landeryou into the studio for a vigorous 15-minute live exchange before an audience of almost 200,000. Faine was certainly a little apprehensive about defamation and Landeryou did manage to plug his blog and land a few blows on Solly Lew, Melbourne Uni Student Union (MUSU) liquidator Dean McVeigh, The Age’s Leonie Wood and a few other players in the soap opera that is his life.
Landeryou sailed close to the wind… Faine really put him through his paces about allegedly doing a runner, failed ventures and his credibility.
Landeryou then went to Costa Rica and attempted to pick up an online gaming business that he hoped to float on the ASX in an “arbitrage” play that would raise enough funds to clear the debt to Solly (Lew) – a debt that seems to have been incurred in very curious circumstances involving threats of more embarrassing public disclosures.
Landeryou said that his business associates knew where he was but he didn’t tell his wife as there were problems in his marriage that he wouldn’t be elaborating on publicly.”
Mayne concludes his report with: “We tried to call Landeryou this morning on the mobile number displayed on the home page of his blog (0415 993 326) but we just got the theme song from the original Spiderman.
Patriots will remember that Landeryou was last seen in mid 2008 in his Spiderman suit.
Mayne made no mention of Landeryou writing as Delia Delegate for Crikey.
This will be the last TS report for two weeks.