Live Wire – Wired868 https://wired868.com Wired868 for smart sport news and satire Wed, 04 Apr 2018 21:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 Howzat?! Live Wire examines Easter tale of betrayal, as documents reveal how Moses knifed his ambassador https://wired868.com/2018/03/30/howzat-live-wire-examines-easter-tale-of-betrayal-as-documents-reveal-how-moses-knifed-his-ambassador/ https://wired868.com/2018/03/30/howzat-live-wire-examines-easter-tale-of-betrayal-as-documents-reveal-how-moses-knifed-his-ambassador/#comments Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:54:18 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=46838 What’s the difference between Australia cricket captain Steve Smith and Foreign and CARICOM Affairs Minister Dennis Moses? Well, one is a dishonest, unconscionable, disloyal twat with little apparent understanding or appreciation for morality in public affairs and the ramifications of his decisions as a leader. The other is a 28-year-old athlete. Earlier this week, Smith …

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Rowley: Gov’t must send right message; UNC: Opposition desperate to distract! Live Wire looks at Dillon dilemma https://wired868.com/2018/03/24/rowley-govt-must-send-right-message-unc-opposition-desperate-to-distract-live-wire-looks-at-dillon-dilemma/ https://wired868.com/2018/03/24/rowley-govt-must-send-right-message-unc-opposition-desperate-to-distract-live-wire-looks-at-dillon-dilemma/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 17:29:24 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=46636 National Security Minister Edmund Dillon, unknown to Parliament or taxpayers, has been sneaking into the United States over the last seven months to answer accusations of “elderly financial abuse, exploitation and fraud” in the New York Supreme Court. Let’s try that again. The Minister directly responsible for stamping out criminal behaviour in Trinidad and Tobago …

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Who ordered a “Big Mac” in Lent?! “Rottweiler” tries to steal the spotlight from the “Black Panther” https://wired868.com/2018/03/01/ordered-big-mac-lent-rottweiler-tries-steal-spotlight-black-panther/ https://wired868.com/2018/03/01/ordered-big-mac-lent-rottweiler-tries-steal-spotlight-black-panther/#comments Thu, 01 Mar 2018 19:12:44 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45961 If Marlene McDonald is Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s answer, then what the hell is the question? On Thursday 1 March, Keithos made a surprise move to steal the spotlight from the “Black Panther” as he announced his endorsement of Marlene III—despite the fact that Marlene I was about as welcomed as food poisoning and …

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You’re NOT my Sunshine! Shelly’s defamation suit, Dwightie’s chutney bacchanal and a murky place in Couva https://wired868.com/2018/02/23/youre-not-sunshine-shellys-defamation-suit-dwighties-chutney-bacchanal-murky-place-couva/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/23/youre-not-sunshine-shellys-defamation-suit-dwighties-chutney-bacchanal-murky-place-couva/#comments Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:44:39 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45728 Mr Live Wire gives a wag of the finger to three incidents this week… Hypocrite of the week: (17 May 2013) Disgraced ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner launches “feel good” newspaper, Sunshine, at Kantac Plaza in Arouca with the following words: “The Sunshine is designed with a conscience to recognise that while circulation statistics and …

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Kingdom come! Machel gets ninth Road March and clean bill of health from Guardian; Plus Rowley’s terror update https://wired868.com/2018/02/15/kingdom-come-machel-gets-ninth-road-march-clean-bill-health-guardian-plus-terror-update/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/15/kingdom-come-machel-gets-ninth-road-march-clean-bill-health-guardian-plus-terror-update/#comments Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:28:25 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45537 Soca star Machel Montano secured his ninth Road March title yesterday after his collaboration with Super Blue, “Soca Kingdom”—an okay song but a brilliant marketing slogan—beat Iwer George’s “Savannah” and Patrice Roberts “Carnival Sweet Fuh Days” into second and third place respectively. Even more important, Machel got a clean bill of health from the Trinidad …

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TTPS unearths terrorist threat to Soca Kingdom; Live Wire tries to get to bottom of bacchanal https://wired868.com/2018/02/09/ttps-unearths-terrorist-threat-soca-kingdom-live-wire-tries-get-bottom-bacchanal/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/09/ttps-unearths-terrorist-threat-soca-kingdom-live-wire-tries-get-bottom-bacchanal/#comments Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:58:30 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45399 Somewhere in Trinidad, there is a man with an axe to grind this Carnival season. Shunned by the establishment and forced to live on the fringes of society, the gentleman has apparently planned a spectacular counter-attack on the land of bacchanal, dodgy tenders and roti police. But enough about Sunny Bling and his toting feelings …

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Farmer Dulalchan tries to be frank on crime prevention; NPTA official’s touching story about “sexy” teachers https://wired868.com/2018/02/01/farmer-dulalchan-tries-frank-crime-prevention-npta-officials-touching-story-sexy-teachers/ https://wired868.com/2018/02/01/farmer-dulalchan-tries-frank-crime-prevention-npta-officials-touching-story-sexy-teachers/#comments Thu, 01 Feb 2018 20:12:32 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=45197 Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Deodath Dulalchan gave a glimpse of his considerable talent and potential for greatness yesterday as he told a Joint Select Committee on National Security that “public trust” is key to combatting crime. Mr Live Wire understands that Dulalchan, who was allegedly found guilty of misbehaviour by the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) …

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Don’t Count on Colm! Chutney bacchanal as Finance Minister gets his Count wrong on CSM funding https://wired868.com/2018/01/04/dont-count-colm-govt-allegedly-pulls-plug-massive-goseins-inclusion-sparks-chutney-bacchanal/ https://wired868.com/2018/01/04/dont-count-colm-govt-allegedly-pulls-plug-massive-goseins-inclusion-sparks-chutney-bacchanal/#comments Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:06:31 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=44385 Okay, so who’s playing up with their Count at the Ministry of Finance? Just hours after, Chutney Soca Monarch (CSM) promoter George Singh declared that the competition would be scuttled due to a withdrawal of funding from the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB)—after a directive from the Ministry of Finance—the CSM was presumably on again, …

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Live Wire: Sport Minister files for divorce from the truth; threatens to throw wife out of home https://wired868.com/2017/12/29/live-wire-sport-minister-files-for-divorce-from-the-truth-threatens-to-throw-wife-out-of-home/ https://wired868.com/2017/12/29/live-wire-sport-minister-files-for-divorce-from-the-truth-threatens-to-throw-wife-out-of-home/#comments Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:42:59 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=44276 If chivalry really is dead, maybe the Police Service should consider bringing in Sport Minister Darryl Smith for questioning. The Diego Martin Central MP set a new mark for family values today—and Mr Live Wire is thinking ‘skid mark’—when he took to Facebook to threaten to throw his wife of 12 years and mother of his …

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A Massive Count?! Live Wire considers underlying issue as Gosein takes Rowley’s mudda for a ride https://wired868.com/2017/12/28/a-massive-count-live-wire-considers-underlying-issue-as-gosein-takes-rowleys-mudda-for-a-ride/ https://wired868.com/2017/12/28/a-massive-count-live-wire-considers-underlying-issue-as-gosein-takes-rowleys-mudda-for-a-ride/#comments Thu, 28 Dec 2017 16:13:54 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=44234 It is crude, simple and catchy and it references a part of the female anatomy that has caused more men to be laid off in recent times than low gas prices. Mr Live Wire is talking, of course, about Nermal “Massive” Gosein’s Carnival 2018 song “Rowlee Mother Count,” a song as empty and as meaningless …

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Two robbers and a coast guardsman walk into a bar; the case of the thwarted hold-up https://wired868.com/2017/12/06/two-robbers-and-a-coast-guard-walk-into-a-bar-live-wire-starts-journalism-101-classes/ https://wired868.com/2017/12/06/two-robbers-and-a-coast-guard-walk-into-a-bar-live-wire-starts-journalism-101-classes/#comments Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:38:49 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=43877 Scene: COSTAATT campus. In an effort to spice up its media programme, the tertiary level school has hired Mr Live Wire to teach “Principles of Journalism” to students and would-be journalists. The class is in session… Live Wire: Okay, class, so today we are going to look at a real-life story about a brave and …

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Yes Prime Minister: Live Wire reveals the Govt’s “real” response to the Beetham protest https://wired868.com/2017/11/24/yes-prime-minister-live-wire-reveals-the-govts-real-response-to-the-beetham-protest/ https://wired868.com/2017/11/24/yes-prime-minister-live-wire-reveals-the-govts-real-response-to-the-beetham-protest/#comments Fri, 24 Nov 2017 21:56:58 +0000 https://wired868.com/?p=43531 Scene: Balisier House. Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General Fitzgerald Hinds stride purposefully up to the secretary. Faris: My goodly madame secretary, it behoves me to solicit you for an acute convocation with the Honorable Dr Prime Minister over an affair of grave reverberations. Secretary: You asking if …

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