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Jon Holmes is what his agent describes as a multi-award winning writer, broadcaster and comedian. He co-created the hit comedy Dead Ringers, is the short one on both Radio 4’s The Now Show and Radio 2’s The Day The Music Died, and is a regular collaborator of Alan Partridge and The Thick of It creator Armando Iannucci. He’s also co-written Stephen Fry’s script for the BAFTA awards, hosted the MOJO Awards and proudly holds the record for the largest ever fine for taste and decency offences in British Broadcasting history. It all happened after an on-air game of ‘Swearing Radio Hangman For the Under 12s’. Google it, why don’t you?

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Jon Holmes is the author of Status Quo and the Kangaroo. Coke through a straw, 13-year-old cousins, exploding mice…take a load of rock stars, throw in a lethal concoction of fame, drugs, drink, groupies and there's bound to be trouble…Status Quo and the Kangaroo is the sickest collection of rock apocryphals around, think you can stomach Jon Holmes' filthy stories? Do you believe them? Or more importantly, do you care?

Fact or Fiction? Heard the 'Rumours' about Stevie Nicks, cocaine and a straw?

Fact or Fiction? 'Something got me started'... Who threw up all over Mick Hucknall in the back of a taxi cab?

Fact or Fiction? Did Status Quo really pose with a dead leather-clad kangaroo?

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