The history of the single girl02/26/15
Writer Noëlle Janaczewska wanted to understand the tragic death of her cousin, who died alone in a London bedsit in the early 1970s. Official documents and hazy family memories offered only a partial account, so she expanded her search to explore the...
Names, behind the counter at a sex shop, and the humble onion
What's in a name, what's in a seedy summer job, and what's in an onion?
The fine arts of love letter writing and dancing, in a forest, to Czech...
An attempt to teach love letter-writing goes unrequited, and one man cuts the rug in a Czech forest inhabited by wild pigs.
Memory, relationships, communication, and time, all wrapped up in two...
An uncle suffers a serious accident that changes his life and relationships irrevocably, and a father's signature story teaches a valuable life lesson.
Cool Hunter, London
What does it take to be a trend-spotting, cool hunting fashionista in London? Alana Valentine goes to world-famous art school Central St Martin’s to find out.
Summer Yak: Mia Lindgren
Producer/Professor Mia Lindgren discusses major influences on emerging Australian producers in our final Summer Yak.
Summer Yak: Alan Hall
Next up in our Summer Yak series: These are a few of producer Alan Hall's favourite (radio) things.
Summer Yak: Julie Shapiro
Our summer of Radio Yaks continues: Julie Shapiro, executive producer of RN's Creative Audio Unit, shares a few of her favourite 'radio moments'.
Summer Yak: Robyn Ravlich
Continuing with our Summer Yak series: During an ABC radio career of more than 35 years, Robyn Ravlich produced a range of innovative and specialist programs, working with many composers, actors, and musicians to create unique radio works.
Summer Yak: Tim Hinman
It's a summer of Radio Yaks and first up - Third Ear's Tim Hinman shares some favourite sounds and stories.
A shortage of Santas + the dislike club
One man takes us behind the scenes (and costume) of his stressful Santa job; another declares war on social media.
Rethinking poop... and the saga of an ill-fated European fairground.
Learn a thing or two about poop from the zoo, and hang on for a roller coaster story of drugs, money, and a doomed fairground from East Berlin.
Death, language, northerly wanderings and experimental literature
Radiotonic spins around the world today - from the Arctic to the Dublin Zoo, learning Polish and crashing an experimental French literary group along the way.
Radio Yak: Jonathan Goldstein
Host and producer of the CBC's Wiretap shares his thoughts (and clips) on blending fact and fiction on the radio.
Here's Antigone reinterpreted for modern times, by four 2014 Artists-in-Residence from La Boite Theatre Company.
Sounds of the city and an elephant is born
The sonic city. Zoo diaries: birth.
A journey into the inner ear and a cyborg hears colour.
A radio first: a real live reportage from inside a living brain (well...almost.) and the world’s first cyborg to interpret colour as sound.
An homage to pinball, a quest for direction, and the search for the...
A vintage pinball parlour makes a case for analogue games in the digital age. A woman ponders 'having direction' in life, aided by GPS and a zen teacher. And a retired American army Colonel seeks some peace of mind...in Australia.
Spooky radio, cell phone angst and a giant prawn
This week on Radiotonic: a painting rants, an undertaker schemes, a big prawn casts a long shadow, and a cell phone succumbs to tears.
Radio Yak: Johanna Zorn
Introducing... some of the best radio in the world - winners of the 2014 Third Coast / RHDF Competition.
- Sydney, NSW