Flack: Thanks to Kaizo

Thanks to Kaizo for inviting Flack to the Tom Olsen Lecture at St Bride's Church last Wednesday, given by Sky News political editor Adam Boulton on the chewy topic of '24/7 News - free and irresponsible'. Some could not keep up with the demands of 24/7.

Snoring was heard throughout Boulton's, ahem, fascinating speech until a helpful PRO slapped the leg of the offending senior gent ...

It was expletives aplenty at adult comic Viz's 30th birthday bash at London's Cartoon Museum last Tuesday, hosted by Midas PR. Former publisher John Brown told how, after WHSmith banned it for putting swear words on the cover, the next issue featured a semaphore message instead: 'F*** off WHSmith, you c***s'. When the current publisher took the stage, co-founder Simon Donald heckled 'Where are my f***ing royalties, you c***?' ...

Flack enjoyed a raucous evening at the Michael McIntyre O2 gig last Tuesday, thanks to entertainment PRO Gary Farrow. After the show, McIntyre asked the assembled tabloid editors: 'Do you really enjoy what you do?' News of the World supremo Colin Myler got his own back with a rambling soliloquy on the underrated quality of cruise-ship comedians ...

PR bosses were out in force at last week's PRCA Awards. Weber Shandwick UK & European CEO Colin Byrne and Burson-Marsteller UK CEO Jonathan Jordan were spotted cutting up the dance floor to celebrate their wins at the London Marriott.

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