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Gratuitous rock star photo post

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

20 February 2009 10:20

That's me interviewing Environment Minister and former rock god Peter Garrett. Tell the truth, I was never a huge Midnight Oil fan, so I felt a little guilty about this whole moment. I had a friend in high school named Paul who was just crazy about them, and my blog buddy Judah, from World Politics Review, says 'I saw the Oils' first NY show when I was 15, at the Ritz, and it was the first time I'd ever felt a nightclub floor trampoline in time with the music.' Sorry to steal your dream, fellas.

You can listen to Peter Garrett's address to the Lowy Institute on international whale conservation here. 

Photo by Peter Morris.