Peter Franklin, The world's most famous Taxi Driver:
18th September 2003
interview the world's most famous, and arguably best
spoken, taxi driver, direct from New York City, to
Maroubra Beach, Sydney, Australia, and beyond.
Greg Tingle, Peter is a frequent guest on Sydney's
will be totally entertained by this witty and intelligent
to the interview
of the quotes include:
BBC reporter..."I'm not typical, I speak English"..they
guy put me on the BBC wire service, which is not bad
for your first gig"...
found out in a hurry people would hear me on the radio,
they come to New York City, who do you think they
are going to take a tour with"?
telling you, John Laws, he's one of the best"
haven't had the opportunity to sell out" (in
regards to getting a big fat contract for an advertising
got a motto...don't fall for your own bullshit"
"I'm not looking to being a broadcaster, I'm
not looking to be a media mogul"...(in regards
to he is a taxi driver, not a media company)
became a point in American politics, where nobody
really cares"...(in regards to politician fooling
(the hookers) don't fool around with cab drivers because
they know we don't have any money"
tell you what. I've been doing this for 30 years,
I can't wait a more fascinating way to spend an evening
did anyone ever tell you, you talk funny"?
Tingle to Peter: "this is reality radio, not
note: What a guy. Peter is on out "A list"
when we get to New York.
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