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Mr. Live Wire

Mr. Live Wire
Mr. Live Wire is an avid news reader who translates media reports for persons who can handle the truth. And satire. Unlike Jack Nicholson, he rarely yells.

Mr Live Wire: You’re too politically wound-up when…

Last week, a 62-year-old woman decided to go to an all-inclusive party after work. That grandmother also turned out to be the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. Cue pandemonium on Faceboook. According to who you listened to, Kamla Persad-Bissessar should have been: at work trying to raise the price …

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The Lone Ranger rides out as PM shuffles her jokers

First, the good news: Kamla Persad-Bissessar has stepped down as Minister of the People—a possible concession that she has no idea what the people of Trinidad and Tobago want anymore. And the bad news? She is still Prime Minister. Something like cricketer Daren Ganga in his latter days when he …

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Photographer’s rough close-up; wheelchair man outruns police

Alleged drug trafficker Matthew Soo-Chan was so irate at having his picture taken on his exit from the Tunapuna Magistrate’s Court yesterday that he physically lashed out at Newsday photographer Angelo Marcelle. So much for marijuana being a harmless and jolly, recreational drug. Soo-Chan must have been on that stuff …

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TV6 goes full corbeaux on late Security Minister

A 65-year-old man tragically drowned in Tobago this morning. Mr Live Wire knows what you’re thinking: What did his corpse look like and was he any good at his day job? You weren’t thinking that at all? Well, TV6 surely was. And so a married father of four who held …

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