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Episode 15 - Milo and The Elephants

6/16/2018
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I went along to see Milo Yiannopolous speak, and to try and understand a little more about those who support him, and those who stand opposed. Original music by Kent Sutherland. Special thanks to Leila Brook for quality control, Planet Broadcasting, and neontaster for a great idea. Head to humanordinary.com/mvmt for details on how to win one of two flash watches thanks to MVMT. For more on the show... Website: humanordinary.com Facebook: facebook.com/humanordinarypodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:36:07

Episode 14 - Going Around Again

5/26/2018
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To introduce Season 3 of the show, I made this little story about something special that happened to us two months ago. Music by Kent Sutherland. Special thanks to Leila Brook for being game. For more on the show... Website: humanordinary.com Facebook: facebook.com/humanordinarypodcast Twitter: @human_ordinary1 Planet Broadcasting: planetbroadcasting.com

Duration:00:14:31

Episode 13 - Headstone: Jabiru

10/22/2017
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For the final episode in the Headstone series, I was curious to understand what people think about when they know they're going to die. Doctor and filmmaker, Tim Duncan, shares his story. You can check out Tim's film work here. Music by Kent Sutherland. Thanks to Leila Brook for quality control. Check out the Human/Ordinary website, and like the Facebook page for updates.

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 12 - Headstone: All Things Bright and Beautiful

9/16/2017
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Our understanding of death is not just informed by the people around us. Animals also play a role in our experiences of mortality. For this episode, I put together three stories exploring this theme. Music by Kent Sutherland.

Duration:00:34:20

Episode 11 - Headstone: The King

8/12/2017
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Most of the graves in any cemetery are the final resting places for the persons remembered there. But for one headstone in Melbourne that isn't the case. For the person is buried 1000s of kilometres away, at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee. This is the story behind the Elvis Presley memorial in the Melbourne General Cemetery.

Duration:00:27:16

Episode 10 - Headstone: Breath and Bone

7/8/2017
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When Jessie Williams was 30 years old, she lost her first child at birth. The grief she experienced after was painful, enlightening, and ultimately re-formative. This is her story. Jessie is the CEO of the Groundswell Project, a not-for-profit interested in changing the way Australians do death and dying. Original music by Kent Sutherland.

Duration:00:30:50

Episode 09 - Headstone: That Insidious Thing

6/3/2017
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This is the story of Mary and Brian Hill, as told by Mary. Original music by Kent Sutherland. Thanks to Mary Hill for her sharing, and to the memory of Brian Hill. For more information on the story or the podcast, visit www.humanordinary.com

Duration:00:33:33

Episode 08 - Headstone: The Chinese Mystery

4/29/2017
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In the first episode of the Headstone Series, I stumble onto a mysterious memorial in the Melbourne General Cemetery, and try to get to the bottom of its meaning and origin. Original music by Kent Sutherland

Duration:00:34:02

Episode 07 - Headstone: Intro

3/24/2017
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An introduction to the second season of Human/Ordinary. Kicks off in May.

Duration:00:04:29

Episode 06 - An Extraordinary Thing (Part Three): The Naturopath and The Activist

12/15/2016
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The third and final part of my series exploring issues around meat-eating. I get knowledge from Jad Patrick, a naturopath, and Dr. Tamasin Ramsay, an environmental anthropologist and activist, about the health and environmental impacts of chowing down on a steak. Original music by Kent Sutherland. For additional content relating to this episode, please visit here.

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 05 - The Flight of the Family

11/7/2016
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While on our first flight with our baby daughter, I contemplate my totally rational fear of flying. Should be emotional. Music by Kent Sutherland. Pictures to accompany story here.

Duration:00:07:52

Episode 04 - Pride, Passion and Glory

10/2/2016
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For this story, I spent two banner-making nights with the Essendon Bombers cheer squad, and hung out with them at the final game of the year. I was really interested in exploring how their support has fared in the wake of the drug scandal and a season of disappointment on the field. I was honestly a little surprised to find such an outpouring of love and passion for the team amongst the supporters. While I was hoping to find someone with something a little negative to say about the team...

Duration:00:37:12

Episode 03 - An Extraordinary Thing (Part Two): At Least We Don't Slaughter Dolphins

9/3/2016
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In the first part of this series, I watched a cow being slaughtered and butchered. In this second part, I talk to four friends to find out what their views are and why they make the eating choices they do. Featuring Rosie Joyce, Matt Whitmore, Nicole Rodger, and Kent Sutherland.

Duration:00:22:05

Episode 02 - Whose Flags?

7/21/2016
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In a follow-up of sorts to Episode 00, I visit another protest to get a better understanding of the motivations of the right-wingers. In the end, I also get a better understanding of myself. For pictures to accompany this story, click here.

Duration:00:07:09

Episode 01 - An Extraordinary Thing (Part One): Killing Dotcom

7/9/2016
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I'm a bit interested in questioning why I do what I do. That's a big question, so a smaller one, is why I eat what I eat. I eat beef, so in the first part of this short series, I go watch a cow being slaughtered. Check out a couple of graphic pictures to accompany this story here.

Duration:00:15:24

Episode 00 - Big Trouble in Little Coburg

6/7/2016
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In the Melbourne suburb of Coburg in late May of 2016, hundreds of angry people with opposing political views came together. No one was really there for a calm and civil discussion. I talk to people from both sides to find out what motivated them to come. Check out some pictures to accompany this story here.

Duration:00:22:03