We had a bit of craic on the Facebook group this week: “Fans of 2FM presenters Rick O’Shea and Nikki Hayes have this week turned the tables on 2FM over format changes to the shows. All this week fans, or Ricktivists, have been inundating 2FM shows with requests for Britney Spears’ Trouble and dedicating them … Read more
Get your own – Open publication AJ at LeCraic has compiled many of the blog posts about the Rick O’Shea/ Nikki Hayes fiasco into book form, embedded above. Sterling work sir, sterling work.
The Star picked up the campaign yesterday, but the blogocube is going mental (I’m updating this list as I find other posts): http://unarocks.blogspot.com/2009/01/2fm-inadvertently-support-rick-nikki.html http://icedcoffee.ie/2009/01/19/to-whom-it-may-concern-bring-back-rick/ http://bellyrumbles.wordpress.com/2009/01/19/bring-back-the-blah-blah-blah/ http://thejackanory.wordpress.com/2009/01/20/save-rick-and-nikki/ http://verbo.se/rte-bring-back-glic-rick/ http://willknott.ie/2009/01/19/two-minutes/ http://blog.niallok.com/index.php/2009/01/19/dear-rte/ http://darraghdoyle.blogspot.com/2009/01/reply-from-rte-2fm-about-rick-and.html http://www.headrambles.com/2009/01/19/love-letters/ https://www.caricatures-ireland.com/blog/i-took-2-minutes-for-rick-and-nikki/ http://www.glasseyalley.com/index.php?showimage=109 http://thebubbleboy.blogspot.com/2009/01/recession-killed-radio-star.html http://elfinamsterdam.blogspot.com/2009/01/dog-day-afternoon.html http://www.mamanpoulet.com/?p=683 http://www.lecraic.com/2009/01/18/the-2fm-murder-story-book/ http://nightmaircreative.wordpress.com/2009/01/16/the-sad-state-of-radio-worldwide/ http://donnam13.wordpress.com/2009/01/16/shite/ http://blog.doneganlandscaping.com/2009/01/16/oh-brother-where-art-thou/ http://ian-walsh.blogspot.com/2009/01/rickgate.html http://raptureponies.wordpress.com/2009/01/15/2fm-thinks-im-thick/ http://www.headrambles.com/2009/01/15/if-it-aint-broke-then-break-it/ http://maxicane.com/?p=300 http://cupidstunt.wordpress.com/2009/01/14/rte-2fm-murder-santa-kittens/ http://ballyboughal.net/make-the-wheel-a-square/ http://shadowsatsunset.blogspot.com/2009/01/i-dont-usually-complain-officially-but.html http://talesfromwestcork.blogspot.com/2009/01/keep-rick-o-and-nikki-hayes-talking.html http://www.cackaloo.com/2009/01/13/januarys-dogs-bollocks/ http://www.lecraic.com/2009/01/13/2fm-needs-to-tune-in-to-its-feedback-loop-on-19th-january/ http://www.anthonymcg.com/archives/2009/01/13/how-to-lose-listeners-and-alienate-people/ http://www.mulley.net/2009/01/13/rick-oshea-is-not-a-castrato-give-his-show-back-its-balls/ http://golez.net/2009/01/06/2fm-steals-rick-osheas-voice/ http://unarocks.blogspot.com/2009/01/i-listen-to-2fms-rick-oshea-show-for.html http://www.tribune.ie/news/article/2009/jan/04/idle-chatter-set-to-return-as-2fm-bans-all-daytime/ … Read more
There’s now 150ish members in the group. If you’re on Facebook join us. Una succinctly captures what’s just so erroneous about the new policy: “[Rick’s] programme is generally stimulating, funny, interesting, interactive, revealing and thought-provoking. Now? Pink – ‘So What’, Beyonce – ‘If I Were A Boy’. A few links. The news. The sport. Entertainment … Read more
RTE 2fm have instructed Rick O’Shea and Nikki Hayes to drop all non-music items from their shows and simply introduce the songs. Rick’s an acquaintance and fellow blogger, and has built up a huge following through the interplay of his show, his blog, his twittering etc. Now RTE has effectively cut off his tongue, his … Read more