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Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.

Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.
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Australia

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Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Breakfasters 11 - 15 November 2019

11/14/2019
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This week, filmmaker Em Baker joins Breakfasters to talk about her new film I Am No Bird; What is the proper etiquette for karaoke? Find out as the team discuss it; Apocalypse Meow: Crisis is Born is playing at Malthouse Theatre, and cabaret performer Meow Meow chats about the show and her extensive career; This year’s Christmas events have already started, and the team discuss the Christmas dinner’s they’ve already attended; Dr. Andi presents some interesting facts about sleep in this...

Duration:01:16:02

Breakfasters 4 - 8 November 2019

11/7/2019
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Daniel kick-starts things by telling a story fit for a horror film; Egyptian-American author, anarchist and feminist Mona Eltahawy is here for Broadside festival, and tells the team about her new book The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls; Dr Jen brings Weird Science to the studio when she looks closer at what science says about gratitude; The team share their muck-up day stories, involving garden gnomes and number plates; Terminator: Dark Fate has been received with mixed reviews,...

Duration:01:05:14

Breakfasters 28 October - 1 November 2019

10/31/2019
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This week, the team explore the intricacies of zip lining; Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey joins the studio for a talk about her latest documentary Happy Sad Man; Netflix series The Standups gives comedy’s freshest voices a chance to shine, and Canadian comedian Beth Stelling visits the studio for a chat about her performance in the series and other career highlights; Simon Hinlkley is checks in about the ongoing nature discovery project “Bush Blitz” at the Little Desert National Park;...

Duration:01:11:52

Breakfasters 21 - 25 October 2019

10/24/2019
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Film score composer Burkhard Dallwitz talks to the team about his award-winning work, and what it was like to score the new film Locusts; Comedian, actor and writer Dylan Moran is busy with his upcoming Australian tour, but manages to squeeze in a chat with the team about his show Dr Cosmos; Daniel shares some very exciting personal news; Josh Earl proves that comedy and a quiz is a match made in heaven when he joins the team to talk about his live podcast Don’t You Know Who I Am? at The...

Duration:00:58:17

Breakfasters 7 - 11 October 2019

10/10/2019
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Daniel confidently predicts that he can win bronze in archery at the next Commonwealth games; Alcohol policy researcher Michael Livingston from La Trobe University explores the event “Alcohol: What Kind of Drinker are You?”; Joaquin Phoenix’s performance in Todd Philipps film “Joker” is on everybody’s lips at the moment, and Simone Ubaldi gives her opinion on the film in this week’s film review; Master Sommelier Jane Lopes is the first woman in Australia to hold that title, and she tells the...

Duration:01:00:30

Breakfasters 30 September - 4 October 2019

10/3/2019
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Gez tells Sarah and Daniel about her “New Year’s Random Aspiration”, and how she ended up as a boat captain; Michael Harden comes by for another “Food Interlude”, and talks about the history of restaurants; The Wife and the Widow is a new thriller by Melbourne author Christian White, and he joins the team for a chat; Playwright, author and Triple R presenter Christos Tsiolkas talks about Anthem, the Melbourne International Arts Festival production he's part of; and Nat Harris is this week's...

Duration:00:54:24

Breakfasters 23 - 26 September 2019

9/25/2019
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This week, journalist Jill Stark talks about her new book When You’re Not OK: A Toolkit for Tough Times; Book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy casts her eyes over Argentinian writer Roque Larraquy's first English-language novel, Comemadre; Gez talks about running a recent comedy workshop; film reviewer Simone Ubaldi shares her thoughts on new Sophie Hyde film Animals; and the team go deep on the spiritual side of Kombi van ownership

Duration:00:51:43

Breakfasters 16 - 20 September 2019

9/19/2019
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This week, Toby Halligan talks about bushfires and climate change; independent journalist, author and filmmaker Antony Loewenstein chats about his new book Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs; Breakfasters Producer and book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy casts her eyes over Josephine Rowe’s book Here Until August; Daniel tells Sara and Gez about how he is getting free drinks all around town; Sally Rugg joins the crew to talk about activism and her book How Powerful We Are:...

Duration:01:14:59

Breakfasters 9 - 13 September 2019

9/12/2019
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This week, director Sophie Hyde joins the team to talk about her new Dublin-based film Animals; Sarah, Daniel and Gez discuss what makes a good rider; “Men at Work: Australia’s Parenthood Trap” is the latest Quarterly Essay by journalist Annabel Crabb, and she talks about the challenges parents face in Australia today; Adam Christou recommends the interactive game “Telling Lies” in Game Changers this week; Sarah has had her first facial, and shares her thoughts on this experience; For...

Duration:01:18:09

Breakfasters 2 - 6 September 2019

9/5/2019
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This week, we get to hear the details behind Fringe production “Off Off Off Broadway Karaoke” when Jess McGuire and Emma Smith visit the studio; Daniel shares some information about his living arrangements with Sarah and Gez; Food and dining expert Michael Harden talks about the importance of restaurant ambience; With her new book "Fixed It: Violence and Representation of Women in the Media” and an appearance at MWF, Jane Gilmore joins the team for a chat; Daniel, Sarah and Gez share...

Duration:01:17:42

Breakfasters 26 - 30 - August 2019

8/29/2019
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For the last week of August, Tai Snaith joins Breakfasters to talk about her new book “You Might Find Yourself” and her event at Melbourne Writers Festival; Australian comedian and actor Dave Lawson is back in the studio to talk about the fourth season of Award-winning satirical comedy show Utopia; Gez shares a story from her visit to the pub which somehow results in an impromptu round of Jeopardy; An interview with American comedian Fred Armisen includes tales from the Blue Man Group, the...

Duration:01:35:07

Breakfasters 12 - 16 August 2019

8/15/2019
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This week, Tim Costello visits the studio to talk about his book "A Lot With A Little”; Sarah, Daniel and Gez chat about the sentimentality of jackets; An interview with Omar Musa focuses on the universality of Muhammad Ali, in relation to Musa’s upcoming show at Arts Centre's Fairfax Studio; 'Weird Science' this week has Dr Jen explaining the main differences between early birds and night owls; Geraldine’s niece is going to school camp which gives the Breakfasters a chance to reminisce...

Duration:01:21:21

Breakfasters 5 - 9 August 2019

8/8/2019
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This week, Geraldine teaches Sarah and Daniel how to dance to Rock The Boat; the team engage in a conversation about Geraldine’s missing wallet; Tait Brady, the producer behind MIFF film Suzi Q swings by to talk about one of the unsung Queens of rock ‘n’ roll; we find out what made Daniel’s visit to the barber a bit awkward; Marine biologist Ricky-Lee Erickson talks about the fascinating reproductive strategies of marine animals; and Darlene Lim from NASA talks about what it's like training...

Duration:01:03:58

Breakfaster 29 July - 2 August 2019

8/1/2019
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This week on Breakfasters, writer Emina Ashman and director Stephanie Ghajar chat about their theatre show “Make Me A Houri”, at the La Mama Courthouse; Sarah, Geraldine and Daniel talk about the perks they enjoyed during their first jobs as teenagers; Melbourne International Film Festival kicks off this week, and Breakfasters talk to director John Sheedy about his film “H is for Happiness”, we find out how the team keeps the doctors at bay; and journalist Nick McKenzie discusses why the...

Duration:00:46:15

Breakfasters 22 - 26 July 2019

7/25/2019
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This week, Anne Hunter, relationship coach and co-founder of PolyVic talks about polyamory and non-monogamy; Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine talk about what they are grateful for, resulting in a highly entertaining story from Sarah’s past; Australian comedy legend Fiona O’Loughlin visits the studio to talk about her upcoming show, ‘Gap Year’, at the The Yarraville Club; and we find out what Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine’s Comăneci Day would look like. Plus: The Ann Street Morgue is part of this...

Duration:00:59:42

Breakfasters 15 - 19 July 2019

7/18/2019
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This week on Breakfasters, Daniel, Sarah and Geraldine discuss relaxing, driving and feeling so relaxed while driving that you miss a turn. Food Interlude this week is all about the Australian classic: jaffles! Journalist Stephen Mayne stops by the studio to talk about the scourge of pokies and gambling. In honour of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, former astronaut trainer Dr Gail Iles gives the lowdown on all you have ever wondered about launching humankind into space. Jim Morton,...

Duration:01:05:57

Breakfasters 8 - 12 July 2019

7/11/2019
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Another week is over, and here are the highlights from this week on Breakfasters. Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine starts the week by talking about camping, wine and boobies. Melbourne International Film Festival is almost here, and the artistic director Al Cossar stops by to discuss this year’s program. Another artistic director, Marieke Hardy, also visits the studio, but this time the focus is on the Melbourne Writers Festival and their program for 2019. It’s been a week since Geraldine got...

Duration:00:59:49

Breakfasters 1 - 5 July 2019

7/4/2019
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The first week of July is an eventful one on Breakfasters. We start off with an interview with Ed Hill from Friends of the Earth, who talks about extinction and the future of the native animals of Australia. Daniel, Sarah and Geraldine discuss lotto and what they would do if they won. “A Wunch of Bankers” is a new book from Dan Zitter, and he joins the studio to talk about a topic that could be dense, yet ends up being very interesting. Finally, this week’s Friday Funnybugger with Laura...

Duration:00:50:27

Breakfasters 24 - 28 June 2019

6/27/2019
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Breakfasters are back, and as promised, they do a recap the community cup. Geraldine shares her favourite experience from her trip to New Zealand: the glow worm cave. Noni Hazlehurst visits the breakfast trio to talk about her fresh documentary series on SBS, “Every Family Has a Secret”. Wake in Fright by Kenneth Cook is one of the most iconic novels set in the Australian outback, and director Declan Greene from the Malthouse Theatre visits to talks about his vision for the story and how it...

Duration:01:13:36

Breakfasters 17 June - 21 June 2019

6/20/2019
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Sarah is back from Italy, and the trio is finally whole again. Sarah shares observations from her Italian holiday with Daniel and Geraldine. They follow up by having a really great talk with Richard Lowenstein about his new documentary “Mystify: Michael Hutchence”. Geraldine has attended the final training of footy prior to the game between the Megahertz and the Rockdogs, and shares some of her feelings about playing for the first time. Paola Bella is an Indigenous writer, artist and...

Duration:01:28:01